2019 · REVIEW

Review: A Discovery of Witches

Author: Deborah Harkness Date Started: 31-07-2019 Date Finished:10-08-19 Pages: 688 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do… Continue reading Review: A Discovery of Witches

2019 · REVIEW

Review : Split Second

Author: David Baldacci Date Started: 03-07-2019 Date Finished:27-07-2019 Pages: 426 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin… Continue reading Review : Split Second

2019 · REVIEW

Review: The Apprentice

Author: Tess Gerritsen Date Started: 16-07-2019 Date Finished:21-07-2019 Pages: 411 Star Rating: ✪✪✪.5 Synopsis from Goodreads A series of horrific murders seem disturbingly familiar to Detective Jane Rizzoli. They remind her and Forensic Pathologist Maura Isles of those committed by a killer known as the Surgeon, who they recently put behind bars. While they’re still… Continue reading Review: The Apprentice

2019 · REVIEW

Review : The Surgeon

Author: Tess Gerritsen Date Started: 11-07-2019 Date Finished:16-07-2019 Pages: 416 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads IN BOSTON, THERE'S A KILLER ON THE LOOSE... A killer who targets lone women, who breaks into their apartments and performs terrifying ritualistic acts of torture on them before finishing them off. His surgical skills lead police to suspect… Continue reading Review : The Surgeon

2019 · REVIEW

Review: Chernobyl History of a Tragedy

Author: Serhii Plokhy Date Started: 29-06-2019 Date Finished:10-07-2019 Pages: 404 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪✪ Synopsis from Goodreads On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities scrambled to understand what was occurring, workers, engineers, firefighters and those living in the area were abandoned to… Continue reading Review: Chernobyl History of a Tragedy

2019 · REVIEW

Review: The City of Brass

Author: S.A. Chakraborty Date Started: 02-06-2019 Date Finished:27-06-2019 Pages: 533 Star Rating: ✪✪✪✪.5 Synopsis from Goodreads Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings,… Continue reading Review: The City of Brass