The digest: I really did not enjoy this book.
I've seen a fair few people posting updates about their 2018 reading challenges, but as my blog didn't exist at the start of the year I thought I would combine both my challenge 'announcement' with updates. Without further ado, let's get into them. Read 52 books. I think this might be the one… Continue reading BC: My 2018 Reading Challenges
The digest: Pulley's writing has improved in almost every single aspect compared to her previous novel, making The Bedlam Stacks a work of historical fiction everybody should read. A genuinely engaging, focused, layered narrative which builds momentum tremendously well, culminating in a truly satisfying climax. I urge you to read this at your earliest convenience.
I thought I'd let you guys know what I plan on posting in the coming weeks - if you see anything below you would like to read sooner rather than later let me know and I'll do what I can.
The digest: a solid novel which crosses over several genres (historical fiction, steampunk, low fantasy etc) which has some interesting ideas and plot mechanics. Characters grow throughout the story (through reveals, flashbacks, and normal progression), fun settings are prevalent, and it is very much grounded in a steampunk-esque Victorian era.
This has definitely been my best reading month so far this year – no doubt down to the fact that all of my exams are done for this academic year! Being at home instead of uni also means that I’m walking to places less frequently than I would during term time, explaining why I haven’t… Continue reading BC: June 2018 wrap up