currently reading

Right now i’m moving between 3 books 3 books whose genre I don’t normally read much. I do love to mix it up a bit don’t I? I bought both Poet X and Sick but was kindly sent The Friendship Cure from Duckworth Books after I requested a copy for…

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Sci Fi & Fantasy mini book haul

Yes I bought more books! Yes I am on a Sci Fi/Fantasy kick right now! Yes one of them is a hardback copy which I try to avoid buying at all cost! But can you blame me, its bloody stonkingly gorgeous, don’t you agree? If this post is quite short…

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Virginia Woolf through the Census – Part 1

I have long been fascinated by all things to do with Virginia Woolf. It began sometime in the 1980’s when whilst spending the weekend with a cousin in Sussex she took us to visit Monks House in Rodmell. Virginia’s home there for many years.  It was the first i’d heard…

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Graphic novel mini reviews

I’ve been on a bit of a graphic novel kick lately so here are two novels I can definitely recommend you pick up if you are giving this genre a try too. Volume 1 of Alex + Ada A soon as I saw this on book tube I knew I…

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I have bookmail!

This absolutely beautiful book arrived today from Hodder Childrens. I saw it on Twitter the other day and couldn’t resist requesting a copy to review. Its called The Survival Game and its written by Nicky Singer. Its a paperback proof but it has the most original vellum like cover or…

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Books they made me buy

I want to do a kind of books that BookTube made me buy or just books that I had to have because of all the hype around them and I didn’t wanna miss out! Phew, what a mouthful! I’ll split it into several posts as there are loads over the…

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Surprise book post

Yes I had a nice surprise when this arrived yesterday. I was sent the first book years back but didn’t get on with it. This may be better, who knows and you can’t fault that cover! Woo it’s beautiful!

An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

I was kindly sent this by Quercus books after I requested a copy in exchange for an honest review. The premise sounds so original and fantastic and i couldnt wait to get round to reading it. Oh how disappointed I was though. She has come up with such a cool…

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May Book Haul Part 1 – Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018

I may have mentioned it before but I’m not a huge fan of book prizes. I mean, why do women need their own prize for goodness sake? If there is a real bias in the publishing world for featuring male writers over female then this needs rooting out and destroying,…

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David Levithan rocks!

Happy May Day everyone! *dances round maypole with bells on my legs* Today I bring you nine books all written or co-written by David Levithan who is my all time favourite YA author. Out of this nine though I have only read 3 books so far. Dash & Lily’s Book…

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