Monthly Review Round Up – February 2018

I can’t believe that we’re at the end of February already! Reading time is always an issue, but here are the February offerings:

**** “The Big Book of Rouges and Villains”, edited by Otto Penzler

*** “Travel Stories and Highlights: 2017 Edition”, edited by Robert Fear

***1/2 “Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation” by Ammon Shea

****1/2 “Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs

You can read the full reviews via the Book Reviews page here.


October Review Round Up

I was travelling for the first part of October, so this month’s batch reflects my holiday reads (i.e. books I downloaded on to my Kindle reader).

You can access my full book reviews and information about the titles via the 2017 Book Review page.

Here is this month’s round up:

***** “The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast” by Alan Aldridge

**** “The Nakamura Letters” by Frankie Bow

**** “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs

**** “The Musubi Murder” by Frankie Bow

*** “The History of British and American Author-Publishers” by Anna Faktorovich