Reviews

All book reviews in one place, separated into fiction and non-fiction.

~ Fiction ~

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Blood and Beauty: The Borgias by Sarah Dunant

Cybele’s Secret by Juliette Marillier

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

Gothic Tales by Elizabeth Gaskell

Hide Me Among The Graves by Tim Powers

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Kraken by China Mieville

The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

The Power by Naomi Alderman

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Valiant by Holly Black

Wildwood Dancing by Juliette Marillier

 

~ Non-Fiction ~

Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid From the Taliban In Plain Sight by Maria Toorpakai

Dreams of the Peaceful Dragon: A Journey Through Bhutan by Katie Hickman

The Female Malady by Elaine Showalter

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Joanna; The Notorious Queen of Naples, Jerusalem and Sicily by Nancy Goldstone

Neither East Nor West by Christiane Bird

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Reading Allowed by Chris Paling

Sex With Kings: 500 Years of Adultery, Power, Rivalry and Revenge by Eleanor Herman

Testosterone Rex by Cordelia Fine

Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights In Iran by Shirin Ebadi

The Warrior Queen by Antonia Fraser