Category: Books


Review – The Somnambulist – Essie Fox

After reading Elijah’s Mermaid, I knew I had to read more of Essie Fox’s work so while I was in London visiting friends, I purchased The Somnambulist from the Waterstones near Charring Cross, (one of my favourites) and eagerly waited until I was on the train back to Aberystwyth, so that I could have five hours reading with only one minor interruption. The story … Read More Review – The Somnambulist – Essie Fox


Book Review! Me Before You – Jojo Moyes

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes is a romantic novel told from the point of view of Louisa Clarke, a young woman who is content with her own life in her small town. Having never been out of the country, Lou’s sheltered life is about to turn upside down. After she is let go from her job at a local cafe, Lou must try … Read More Book Review! Me Before You – Jojo Moyes


Review: Elijah’s Mermaid

Elijah’s Mermaid, written by Essie Fox, is a beautiful story about a young orphan girl found in the depths of the Thames. Brought up inย the underworld of Victorian London, the young Pearl becomes the muse of an artist called Osborne Black. She longs for freedom in a world full of sitting, posing and mermaids. Lily Lamb, a young woman, who as a child with … Read More Review: Elijah’s Mermaid


Top 10 Favourite Books :D

My friend Hannah made a New Years resolution to start reading more books. When I was trying to think of new ideas for my blog she asked me to write more reviews on the books I have read or wanted to read. I don’t even know if I can remember 10 books that I have read ๐Ÿ˜€ but I am going to improvise and … Read More Top 10 Favourite Books ๐Ÿ˜€

Bitter Sixteen Review :D

A few months ago I found out that a good friend of mine had actually gone and got a book published… Jealous isn’t even the word but I am happy for him and thought I better had check this out. In all honesty I only remembered to order it because I was a bit drunk and saw him (I asked if I was ordering … Read More Bitter Sixteen Review ๐Ÿ˜€