I’ve been a little absent from life outside of work and preparing for my departure from a really wonderful job. I’ve been stress-shopping and let me tell you – my new cardigans and house shoes are amazing. HOWEVER, I’ve also been lagging on my reading and reviewing but I’m getting back into the swing of things. I’ve finished two books this weekend so I’ve got some great things in store for ya’ll this week!
As the weekend comes to a close I’m excited to participate with the ladies over at Two Sisters Lost in a Coulee as well as It’s All About The Thrill for another installment of Sneak Peak Sunday. A meme where we bring you books we’re excited to be reading and our initial thoughts after reading the first few pages or chapters! This week, I’m bringing you another book I featured a few weeks ago that I just started this weekend: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox.
I’m incredibly enthusiastic about this book! I knew right from the synopsis that this was right up my alley. As I’ve mentioned before I’m a bit of a seasonal reader. While I’ll read pretty much anything and everything at any time of the year there is something extra cozy about historical fantasy for me in the fall/winter months. We’re due to get a cold front in on Tuesday so I’m extra excited to be curled up on the couch with this one.
Right off the bat the intrigue, writing and suspense of this one drew me right in. Not only do I have a general interest in the history of witches and witch trials throughout time but the set up of this one is really working for me. I tend to have a slower time falling into new reads because I read so many books back to back that sometimes it’s hard to let go of a previous story but I was immediately engrossed in this. I’m thrilled to be reading this with some wonderful Traveling Sisters and am so excited for the discussion that’s sure to follow!
New Oldbury, 1821
In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and their three daughters—Catherine, Lydia, and Emeline—flee Boston for their new country home, Willow Hall.
The estate seems sleepy and idyllic. But a subtle menace creeps into the atmosphere, remnants of a dark history that call to Lydia, and to the youngest, Emeline.
All three daughters will be irrevocably changed by what follows, but none more than Lydia, who must draw on a power she never knew she possessed if she wants to protect those she loves. For Willow Hall’s secrets will rise, in the end…
Do you have any fall cozy reads you’re excited to be starting? Drop me a note in the comments and let me know!!