Maybe it's because I'll soon be turning twenty eight (yes, twenty eight!) or because I read too much, but lately I've been having an issue with YA books. Looking back over the books I've read this year I realised how few of them are Young Adult, especially compared to previous years. So, is it age? … Continue reading Do I still like YA?
I picked this novel up countless times in the past year, but finally I decided to read it recently. The idea of the novel is, 'what would you do if you could relive your last day?' The concept is intriguing, if a little too Groundhog Day without the brilliance of Bill Murray. Man, it could … Continue reading Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
I bought this book without knowing a thing about it. I saw it on Instagram and was so intrigued by its title that I bought it without even reading the blurb. So, when I found myself in the closing years of WW2, I was more than a little surprised. The story revolves around a young … Continue reading Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
This book had my attention right from the start because it was set up so well at the end of its predecessor A Court of Mist and Fury, I devoured it quickly. I wasn't going to originally write this review because I try to avoid spoilers and so it was likely that this would be a … Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
Hmm...where to start? After reading A Court of Thorns and Roses I was looking forward to reading its sequel, however in the intervening time I had pondered all the faults with the first book which changed my initial reaction to it. So, ten months ago (Yes, ten months!) I finally picked up A Court of Mist … Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
I'd love to start a new feature on my blog, sort of a Q&A for writers, in the hope that it might be of interest or help to others. If you would like to get involved I would love to hear from you or if you know someone who might be interested then please pass … Continue reading Calling all writers!
I'm quite ashamed of this list, mostly because I'm a big advocate for seeing something through to the end, even if its quality declines. There has been many a TV series that I have stuck with, feeling some obligation to stay on the train once I have boarded. As you can imagine though, this can … Continue reading 5 Book series’ I still haven’t finished
I finally did it! After spending the past two weeks shutting my eyes and jamming my fingers in my ears every time the Strike advert came on, I thought it was about time I just read the novel. I haven't been reading a great deal in the past couple of months, little has captured my … Continue reading Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
Like everyone I have a TBR pile that only keeps growing! Of course there are plenty of books I have yet to read but there are some books that I'm ashamed to say have been sitting on my shelf for years and for one reason or another, I can't bring myself to pick them up. … Continue reading 5 Books I still haven’t read
How much can one girl endure before she is forced to make a choice?Poppy wants more from life but, growing up in a reinstated workhouse, she knows better than to dream. A chance meeting after a misguided choice could change everything, if only she would let it. Torn between love and security, what happens next … Continue reading New novel ‘Welcome to the Twist’