Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Sir Philip’s Folly (The Poor Relation #4) By M. C. Beaton

“Sir Philip’s Folly” is the fourth book in “The Poor Relation” series. However, it can still be read as a standalone book as most of the gist from the prior titles are highlighted here. Check out my reviews on the other three titles by…

Book Review: Mrs. Budley Falls From Grace (The Poor relation #3) by M. C. Beaton

“Mrs. Budley Falls From Grace” is the third book in “The Poor Relation” series but can be read as a stand alone (Check out my reviews on the other two books in this series). This time the story focuses on Mrs. Budley, the young…

Book Review: Miss Tonks Turns To Crime (The Poor Relation #2) by M. C. Beaton

This is the second book in “The Poor Relation” series. You may not need to read the first title to catch up with the story as all the relevant details are highlighted in this book. The five “Poor Relations” are low on cash again…

Book Review: Lady Fortescue Steps Out (The Poor Relation #1) by M. C. Beaton

“But there were also the members of the invisible poor, the victims of genteel poverty who, with many subterfuges and stratagems, hid their condition from the eyes of polite society.” – M. C. Beaton in “Lady Fortescue Steps Out” “Lady Fortescue Steps Out” is…

Book Review: Homecoming (Daughters of Mannerling #6) By M. C. Beaton

This is the last book in the “Daughters of Mannerling” series and has been a delight reading this series. In “Homecoming”, Lizzie is the last one of the Beverley sisters and this has left their mother Lady Beverly in despair as she doesn’t think…

Book Review: A 100 Random Light Bulbs By Emma Ugolee

“The system idolizes physical attractiveness and so the woman today most unfortunately thinks she is not worth much without it. A lie. A lie, she must unlearn. A lie, we must stop passing on to the girl child. It is transient and says little…

Book Review: Romance (Daughters of Mannerling #5) By M. C. Beaton

 “Jealous people are always in competition with their object of jealousy” – M. C. Beaton in Romance (Daughters of Mannerling #5). Reading “Romance” was a great delight as the “Beverly Sisters” were once again obsessed with their ambition to regain their old home “The…

Book Review: Folly (Daughters Of Mannerling #4) By M. C. Beaton

This is the 4th book in the “Daughters of Mannerling” series and it only gets better. In “Folly” the Mannerling Estate is without an owner once again and the Beverley sisters are anxious to know who the new owners will be. When Charles Blackwood,…

Book Review: Tomorrow Died Yesterday by Chimeka Garricks

*Last Review of 2019 “Your sister, the silly child. She shouldn’t have married that deluded radical in the first place. There are no radicals in Nigeria, only mad men and martyrs” – Chimeka Garricks in “Tomorrow Died Yesterday” * Chimeka Garricks happens to be…

Book Review: Stifling Embrace By J. N. Mbunabo

I received a copy of this book from the author. Thank you, J. N. Mbanubo for the gift. Stifling Embrace is a collection of 9 short stories that explore the simple but complicated lives of a normal people. “Freckles” reveals the discrimination that people…