Title: Witchstruck Author: Victoria Lamb Genre: Young Adult (historical) Set in: United Kingdom Rating: 2.5 /5 My thoughts: This is the first book in the Tudor Witch trilogy. I was mainly attracted to this book because of the setting. I haven’t read any book set in the Tudor era as it seems very complicated to... Continue Reading →
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Title: My Life Next Door Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Rating: 2 out of 5 Thoughts: Samantha has a very neat and orderly life. Contrary to the Garett's who stay next door and have a huge, loud and messy family. Samantha has grown up watching the Garett family from her rooftop until one day... Continue Reading →
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Title: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore Author: Robin Sloan Genre: Adult Fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 Thoughts: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan is an unusual book. It's about Clay Jannon, a Graphic Designer, who looses his job because of recession and ends up working the night shift at Mr. Penumbra's Bookstore. But he soon... Continue Reading →
New Bookshelf and reading space!
We recently shifted to a new rented house and my old ikea shelf broke during the transfer. What else can you expect from a S60$ shelf though. I'm surprised it lasted that long. So I ordered a new Bookshelf, slightly bigger one this time. I'm trying not to order too many bulky things as it's... Continue Reading →
Welcome to my new blog – BooksatVioletCrush!
Welcome to my new home! I've finally made the plunge to self host my blog and while it hasn't been a very easy process, its done now. It's not very fancy design wise. I wanted to keep it fairly simple, especially the blog section. But I've added a landing page now which makes me feel... Continue Reading →
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Title: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Quirk Books; Book Club edition (June 7, 2011) My thoughts: Here is a completely different take on a very popular topic. Mr. Riggs has taken the plotline that many fantasy novels have today and turned it into something completely different...in a... Continue Reading →
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
Title: Lola and the Boy Next Door Author: Stephanie Perkins Source: Library Set in: San Francisco (U.S) Genre: Young Adult Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My thoughts: I think I was probably the last ones to read Anna and the French kiss. I read it a couple of months back and although I didn't love... Continue Reading →