Theatre of Marvels is a new publication, and I’m grateful to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance of an ARC. The premise appealed to me, but I struggled to read it for various reasons, many of which you already
The Essex Serpent first lodged in my mind when Sarah Perry was a guest at either Norfolk & Norwich Festival or Noirwich. I think it was in NNF on a session on noir, because I’m sure Sarah Waters read her
I raced through a few books at the end of the year (well, I didn’t race through all of them) that I didn’t get time to review, and which for various reasons I don’t feel like giving a full review
I got a Net-Galley copy of this to review before its publication which is this coming Thursday, July 7th. The blurb reads like it might be for older children, since the protagonists are boys in boarding school, but it’s not.
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream revisioned as a steampunk tale? You must be kidding. That was roughly my reaction when I saw this as part of a steampunk/fantasy bundle from Storybundle.com, a wonderful way of getting great ebooks in a
Cornelius Quaint has arrived with his circus in Victorian London. The mysterious Mr Reynolds appears to be working for the evil Bishop, setting up a series of murders to rid an area of its inhabitants to suit the Bishop’s plans