Dark Triumph

I liked Ismae's but I liked Sybella's story even more. The second book in the His Fair Assassin-series follows Sybella, another Handmaiden of Death. She tried to flee her old life by coming to the Convent of Saint Mortain but instead was trained to return and retake her place at court as a spy to the Convent. As she's constantly surrounded by danger and betrayal, she'll have to find out just which role Mortain has in mind for her.

Staturday #3

Stats on Saturday! Those of you who know me a little bit, know that I can't resist taking some stats while I am reading or collecting my books. So, prepare for some (more or less) useless reading stats! It's not just so I can show off my spreadsheets with bookish data, but it helps =)... Continue Reading →

Staturday #2

Stats on Saturday! Those of you who know me a little bit, know that I can't resist taking some stats while I am reading or collecting my books. So, prepare for some (more or less) useless reading stats! It's not just so I can show off my spreadsheets with bookish data, but it helps =)... Continue Reading →

Staturday #1

Stats on Saturday! Those of you who know me a little bit, know that I can't resist taking some stats while I am reading or collecting my books. So, prepare for some (more or less) useless reading stats! Quick Breakdown Finished books: 6(cumulative 2022: 6) Read pages: 1832(cumulative 2022: 1832) Started books: 5(cumulative 2022: 5)... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s been awhile. The last 18 months have not – for reasons that I don’t think need any clarification – been easy. As it became clear it was much more of a marathon than a sprint, and combined with some quarantines and isolations, I sort of buried myself in work and lost my pleasure in... Continue Reading →

Plan For The Worst

GoodReads ★★★ #TimeTravelTuesday Those of you who have been following my reviews for a while know that I have always been looking forward to the next book in the St. Mary's series. Their time travel - ehm, investigation of major historical events in contemporary time - is always so much fun.However, this book I was... Continue Reading →

Why Is Nothing Ever Simple?

GoodReads ★★★★ #TimeTravelTuesday Another Christmas read, this time featuring -among others- swans, Scottish independence and the everlasting mystery that is Markham. It was too short really, but a very nice read. Enjoyed it a lot.I hope Jodi Taylor will continue to find time to write these now that she has the Time Police series as... Continue Reading →

When Did You Last See Your Father?

GoodReads ★★★ #TimeTravelTuesday I like these short stories that are being published in between the main books, but I think I preferred the earlier ones when they were just the kind of crazy action packed little travel pieces that were so much fun to read.This one is from the POV of Leon, and felt like... Continue Reading →

Hope For The Best

GoodReads ★★★★ #TimeTravelTuesday I was really Hoping for the Best, since this is one of my favorite series and I truly love the disaster magnets, but especially in the last couple of books, I have not liked all the decisions the series is going.This one is about Ronan. Again. And while I liked to be... Continue Reading →

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