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Non-fiction: Why the Museum Matters

Why the Museum Matters ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars This non-fiction title presents a fascinating story of the universal art museum and its role in modern society. Weiss guides his readers through the history of museums, from ancient collectors to the first institutions in Rome and London to more contemporary issues. He speaks aboutContinue reading “Non-fiction: Why the Museum Matters”

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5out of 5 stars In 1714 France, a young woman runs away when her family tries to force her into an unwanted marriage. She values her freedom too much to abandon it for a man she does not love. Desperate, she cries for help from the old gods,Continue reading “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

Mini Review: The Shadow of Perseus

The Shadow of Perseus ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars This captivating Greek myth retelling takes us on a journey following the path of Perseus, as seen by the women around him. First, his mother, Danae, cut off from the world because of a prophecy that might never come true. Then Medusa, a Gorgon, aContinue reading “Mini Review: The Shadow of Perseus”


Maame ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Maddie is overwhelmed by her life. Her job is unrewarding, her boss is horrible, she is the only Black person around and, on top of that, her family left her alone to care for her father, who has Parkinson’s disease. When her mother arrives from Ghana, after aContinue reading “Maame”

Are You Happy Now

Are You Happy Now ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars At a New York City wedding, one of the guests suddenly sits down on the floor and refuses to stand back up. Soon, it became a worldwide phenomenon. Nobody understands if this is a choice, a sickness or another strange epidemy. Among the chaos, Yum,Continue reading “Are You Happy Now”

Mini ARC Review: The Thorns Remain

The Thorns Remain ⭐⭐⭐ 3 out of 5 stars Title: The Thorns Remain Author: JJA Harwood Publisher: Harper Collins Format: ARC, ebook Publication:    16th of February 2023 In the Scottish highlands, Moira Jean and her friends prepare to leave the little village of their childhood behind and go their separate ways. Before that happens, theyContinue reading “Mini ARC Review: The Thorns Remain”

Susan Stokes- Chapman event

Today, I have attended an event at Waterstones Piccadilly, where Jennifer Saint and Susan Stokes- Chapman talked about Susan’s book Pandora. Pandora Steeped in mystery and rich in imagination, an exhilarating historical novel set in Georgian London where the discovery of a mysterious ancient Greek vase sets in motion conspiracies, revelations, and romance. London, 1799.Continue reading “Susan Stokes- Chapman event”

My 2022 favourites

Is it to late to present my favourite books of 2022? I hope not. BABEL ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ That was a 5⭐ read for me and my new favourite. This book is complex and fascinating. I fell in love with the characters and the magic system. If We Were Villains ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Following my new fascination with darkContinue reading “My 2022 favourites”

ARC Review: The Cloisters

The Cloisters ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Title:               The Cloisters Author:           Katy Hays Publisher:        Random House Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     19th of January 2023 When Ann Stilwell arrives in New York, she is overjoyed to leave her small town behind and start her summer placement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Due to aContinue reading “ARC Review: The Cloisters”

It Starts With Us

It Starts With Us⁠⭐⭐⭐ 3 out of 5 stars⁠⁠Unpopular opinion?⁠It’s not that I did not like it at all, but the pleasure of reading was spoiled for me by a crucial issue…⁠⁠After her difficult divorce from Ryle, Lily has settled into her new life of hard work and co-parenting. When she suddenly meets her firstContinue reading “It Starts With Us”