Book Reviews

Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly Book Review [the seeds of fear yield such dark blooms]

Blurb From Jennifer Donnelly, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Stepsister, comes a fairytale retelling that'll forever change the way you think about strength, power, and the real meaning of "happily ever after."Once upon a time, a girl named Sophie rode into the forest with the queen's huntsman. Her lips were the color of ripe cherries,… Continue reading Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly Book Review [the seeds of fear yield such dark blooms]

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Cover Smackdown: One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus [some people are too toxic to live]

Today we're celebrating the many international covers of One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus, and you can vote for you favourite cover at the end! Don't forget to let me know in the comments which one was your favourite. 1 - US2 - UK3 - Japanese4 - Galician5 - Italian6 - Dutch7… Continue reading Cover Smackdown: One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus [some people are too toxic to live]

Saturday Spotlight

Saturday Spotlight #2 [showcasing small press and self published books]

Finding lesser known indie books is a pain in the butt. Luckily for you, I did the work for you! I’ve vetted the first few pages of all of these recent finds, checking that the book is engaging and well written from the start, and to save you more time I’m adding the Amazon UK/US… Continue reading Saturday Spotlight #2 [showcasing small press and self published books]

Book Reviews

All This Time by Mikki Daughtry & Rachael Lippincott Book Review [our story won’t be a sad one, marley]

Blurb Kyle and Kimberly have been the perfect couple all through high school, but when Kimberly breaks up with him on the night of their graduation party, Kyle’s entire world upends - literally. Their car crashes and when he awakes, he has a brain injury. Kimberly is dead. And no one in his life could… Continue reading All This Time by Mikki Daughtry & Rachael Lippincott Book Review [our story won’t be a sad one, marley]

Book Lists

Book Titles Longer Than My 2020 Christmas List [but not as long as my tbr]

Today's Top Ten Tuesday theme is super long book titles, and this was too fun to pass up on, it was really easy to put together too! I think I'll be seeing a few of these on other people's posts but a couple may surprise you.Shoutout to 'Don't Tell Mum I Work On The Rigs,… Continue reading Book Titles Longer Than My 2020 Christmas List [but not as long as my tbr]

Book Reviews

Hand On The Wall By Maureen Johnson Book Review [the universe paid me in moose]

Blurb Ellingham Academy must be cursed. Three people are now dead. One, a victim of either a prank gone wrong or a murder. Another, dead by misadventure. And now, an accident in Burlington has claimed another life. All three in the wrong place at the wrong time. All at the exact moment of Stevie’s greatest… Continue reading Hand On The Wall By Maureen Johnson Book Review [the universe paid me in moose]

Book Lists

Bank It Or Bin It [organising my goodreads want to read list #14]

My Goodreads Want To Read List has nearly 500 books on it and sadly I have neither the money or the shelf space (heck, I don’t even own shelves yet), so it’s time to PURGE. I’m going to choose a few books once a fortnight and Bank Them, by moving them to a new shelf,… Continue reading Bank It Or Bin It [organising my goodreads want to read list #14]

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Saturday Spotlight #1 [showcasing small press and self published books]

Finding lesser known indie books is a pain in the butt. Luckily for you, I did the work for you! I've vetted the first few pages of all of these recent finds, checking that the book is engaging and well written from the start, and to save you more time I'm adding the Amazon UK/US… Continue reading Saturday Spotlight #1 [showcasing small press and self published books]

Book Reviews

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke Book Review [the year the albatross came to the south-western halls]

Blurb Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder up staircases, rooms are flooded in an instant. But Piranesi is not afraid;… Continue reading Piranesi by Susanna Clarke Book Review [the year the albatross came to the south-western halls]

Book Reviews

Scapegracers by Hannah Abigail Clarke Book Review [if teens don’t have spirit, what’s that smell?]

Blurb An outcast teenage lesbian witch finds her coven hidden amongst the popular girls in her school, and performs some seriously badass magic in the process. Skulking near the bottom of West High’s social pyramid, Sideways Pike lurks under the bleachers doing magic tricks for Coke bottles. As a witch, lesbian, and lifelong outsider, she’s… Continue reading Scapegracers by Hannah Abigail Clarke Book Review [if teens don’t have spirit, what’s that smell?]