Book Review – The Ritual by Adam Nevill

  Title: The Ritual Author: Adam Nevill Edition: Paperback Page Count: 448 pages Rating:  5 / ✨✨✨✨✨ Book Summary: Four old university friends reunite for a hiking trip in the Scandinavian wilderness of the Arctic Circle. No longer young men, they have little left in common and tensions rise as they struggle to connect. Frustrated and tired they take a shortcut … Continue reading

Mini Book Reviews #3: Sky in the Deep, The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Sour Candy

✨ Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (Vikings, YA, Fantasy) Summary: Marketed as being part Wonder Woman, part ‘Vikings’, Sky in the Deep is about seventeen-year-old Eelyn, a fierce warrior and member of the Aska tribe. She has a deep sense of honor and pride, and most of her actions and thoughts are fueled by these things. The Aska … Continue reading

Mini Book Reviews #2: Rolling in the Deep, Lock In, What Girls Are Made Of

✨ Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant (Sci-Fi, Horror, Mermaids!!) Summary: This is a short story that counts as 0.5 in the “Rolling in the Deep” series. The author also writes books under another name – Seanan McGuire – although when I picked this up, I hadn’t read anything else by her. I wasn’t sure of what … Continue reading

Mini Book Reviews #1: Girls Made of Snow and Glass, A Man Called Ove, Brain on Fire

✨ Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust (Fantasy, YA, Fairy Tales) Summary: Girls is advertised as a feminist retelling of Snow White, which immediately grabbed my attention – I’m a sucker for fairy tale retellings! The main characters are Lynet (Snow White) and Mina (the Evil Queen), and the book alternates between the two to tell their … Continue reading