Book Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Title: Once Upon a RiverAuthor: Diane SetterfieldPublisher: Atria/Emily Bestler BooksPage Count: 464Publication Date: 2018Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Magic Realism, Mystery, Adult FictionGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.95)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.0) On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while … Continue reading Book Review: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Book Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls

Title:  The FamiliarsAuthor: Stacey HallsPublisher: Mira BooksPage Count: 344Publication Date: 2019Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Witches, GothicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.89)My Rating: ★★★★☆(3.8) Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth, a noblewoman, is with child again. None of her previous pregnancies have borne fruit, and her husband, Richard, is anxious for an heir. Then Fleetwood discovers a hidden doctor’s … Continue reading Book Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls