5 Books I Would Love to See as Films

I love book to film adaptations. Apart from the select few which have been absolutely awful, most that I’ve seen I’ve really enjoyed and thought they did their paper based counterparts a lot of justice. When I’m reading a book, I often try and see it as a film in my head. I always pick …

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Book Review: Smoke and Mirrors by Elly Griffiths

Publisher: Quercus Format: Hardback, purchased Rating: 4 Stars Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Brighton, winter 1951. Pantomime season is in full swing on the pier with Max Mephisto starring in Aladdin, but Max’s headlines have been stolen by the disappearance ’of two local children. When they are found dead in the snow, …

The Best Books I Read in 2015!

Well, it’s that time of year again, when the mass of ‘Yearly Favourites’ posts start coming out and my ‘Best Books of the Year’ posts are some of my favourites to write. I love looking back over my year in books and reminiscing about all the amazing works of fiction I’ve laid my hands on. …

Best Books I’ve Read in 2015 (So Far…)

Can you even comprehend that we’re in the middle of June already? This year is going by much quicker than I hoped it would but the good thing is, it’s been full to the brim of amazing books. I’ve read a total of 22 books this year so far and although compared to some that isn’t …

Book Review: The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths

Title: The Zig Zag Girl Author: Elly Griffiths Publisher: Quercus Blurb: Brighton, 1950. When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick, the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old friend of Edgar’s. They served together in …