Vixen by Rosie Garland

I came across this book via a recommendation on Amazon, based on previous purchases of historical fiction, and I loved the cover, but this tale is not like regular historical fiction, really. It is set in Devon in the mid 1300’s during a time of plague, and tells the story of three people: a woman…

Writing a reading list… 

   So, I don’t really do New Years resolutions, mostly because I feel like they’re more guilt inducing than anything. But at the start of the year I do set goals.  I like them to be fun, rewarding and achievable… Something that adds to your life and makes you extend yourself in some way.  So,…

The Name Of The Star by Maureen Johnson

  An interesting story about a teenage girl from America who moves to London to attend a boarding school. As she touches down, someone has started murdering in the same style as Jack the Ripper, and the first murder has occurred right near her new school. As the killings stack up, our heroine Rory starts…