Review: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

Penguin English Library



I thought I’d read Little Women many, many years ago but when I pulled out my copy to re-read for a reading challenge prompt I realised that it was only part one. I’d never read part two.

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Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern


502 pages



The blurb for this book makes it sound exciting. “A fierce competition” it says. “Only one left standing” it tells you. “A remarkable battle” to entice you to read this book.

The blurb, much like magic, is an illusion.

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Mini Reviews: Magician’s Gambit and The Hyena and The Hawk

I have another couple of recent fantasy reads that I can’t really think of anything to write for a full review so here’s another mini review post. Today it’s Magician’s Gambit by David Eddings, the third book in the Belgariad series and The Hyena and the Hawk by Adrian Tchaikovsky, the final book in the Echoes of the Fall trilogy.

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Review: A Veil of Spears by Bradley Beaulieu

A Veil of Spears

Bradley Beaulieu

Song of the Shattered Sands #3


584 pages



For some reason, I always get it into my head that this series is going to be difficult to read. I have no idea why because I’m now onto the third book so I should know what to expect but I still put off reading this for months because I thought it was going to be a chore.

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