Those of you who have been following this blog for a while might remember me interviewing the lovely Helen Steadman, author of historical fiction duology Widdershins and Sunwise. Helen is an author from the area in which I grew up, so I love to support her work whenever I can. Helen was extremely generous at … Continue reading ‘The Running Wolf’ spoiler-free review!
Hey everyone! It's time for my first review of 2021! I posted this on my Instagram a few days ago but I felt like I needed to give you all time to catch your breath after my onslaught of new year posts haha. I received this book for free from Weidenfeld and Nicolson, which is … Continue reading ‘Good Morning, Midnight’ spoiler-free review!
In case you missed it, I recently shared my reading goals for the year! As I have certain categories for which I want to read books each month, I'm embracing the habit of making a monthly TBR! I'm still leaving spaces for mood reads because I don't want to be too restricted, but I'll be … Continue reading January 2021 TBR
This time last year, I told myself I wasn't setting any reading goals because I wanted to allow myself to mood read. It worked really well and I ended up ticking a few titles off my backlist that had languished there for far too long! (Though still not as many as I would have liked … Continue reading 2021 Reading Goals
I'm genuinely delighted to have this blog up and running again. It's so important to have a creative outlet and I'm definitely feeling more motivated than I have in months! I always loved putting together these posts listing books that I'm looking forward to in the upcoming month so I definitely wanted to continue with … Continue reading January 2021 Anticipated Releases!
Heeeeeyyyyy everyone! Happy New Year! Let's hope it's a bit brighter than the absolute nightmare that was 2020. Speaking of which... I have not posted on this blog since May last year. And even before that, I was struggling to stay motivated towards it. The global health crisis took a massive toll on my mental … Continue reading I’M BAAAACK! Life Update and 2020 Reading Review
Hello lovelies 🙂 Today, I'm wishing the happiest of book birthdays to Patrick Ness and Burn! Patrick Ness is one of my favourite authors and this book was one of my most anticipated of the year. Huge thanks to Walker Books for providing me with a free ARC to review! In 1956 Sarah Dewhurst's father … Continue reading ‘Burn’ spoiler-free review!
Hello my lovelies. I've been considering taking a short blogging hiatus as I just don't feel I have the mental energy for it right now, what with working, studying for two diplomas, and just generally trying to survive a global pandemic, you know? I'm still debating it. I'd like to get my April wrap-up posted … Continue reading ‘Cursed’ spoiler-free review!
Hello lovelies 🙂 Today, I'm reviewing The Porpoise by Mark Haddon which was very kindly sent to me by Vintage Books for the Tandem Collective readalong over on Instagram! It was fascinating to discuss this one with other readers - though it definitely divided us! Read on to see what I thought of it... In … Continue reading ‘The Porpoise’ spoiler-free review!
Hey lovelies! Today, I'm on the blog tour for What's Left of Me is Yours by Stephanie Scott! Have a look below to see what I thought of this one 🙂 In Japan, a covert industry has grown up around the "wakaresaseya" (literally "breaker-upper"), a person hired by one spouse to seduce the other in … Continue reading ‘What’s Left of Me is Yours’ spoiler-free review!