Category: Reviews

Book Review: Alice

Book Review: Alice

Cheshire’s fingers, cold and slightly damp, stroked down the scar on her cheek. She swallowed the shudder of revulsion at his touch. “Yes,” Cheshire said. “He marked you so that he would know you again, and know that you belong to him.” “I belong to no one,” Alice said. This is my new fight song. […]

Posted August 14, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Vanishing Throne

Book Review: The Vanishing Throne

The long-awaited (er…better not say that too loud, lest George R.R. Martin’s fans take offense) sequel to Elizabeth May’s The Falconer arrived a couple of weeks ago and I’m excited to post this review! I re-read and reviewed The Falconer last week in preparation, as I have a horrible memory and all I could remember […]

Posted August 8, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 0 Comments
Looking Forwards and Back #1 – July/August

Looking Forwards and Back #1 – July/August

Everyone seems to be doing a monthly recap and projection type deal, so here is mine! I keep my lists in my traveler’s notebook bullet journal. It goes with me everywhere. I love using stamps for it as I think my print handwriting looks horrible. Here is what July looked like at month’s end! Now […]

Posted August 4, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 7 Comments

Book Review: The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter

Reading this was a bit of a departure from the books that have been drawing my interest lately. However, it was set in Ireland and sounded like an intriguing sort of historical novel. The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter (due to publish October 11, 2016) is a meticulously detailed story of men’s search of the heavens and […]

Posted July 30, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 1 Comment

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Publisher’s Blurb: It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia finds a […]

Posted July 25, 2016 by Lizzy in Books/Writing, Reviews / 1 Comment