memes | waiting on wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday: The Song Rising

I saw the Waiting on Wednesday meme on another blog and I thought it looked like something I would want to do. Basically you choose a book that you’re desperately awaiting the release off and why. My Waiting on Wednesday pick this week is The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon – this book was supposed […]

Continue Reading

3 star | book reviews

Illuminae | Book Review

This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn […]

Continue Reading

book hauls

My big book haul

This past weekend I was privileged to go to the Trafford Centre with three of my favourite people in the world. We all went down for Lisa’s birthday and let’s just say by the time we were done, bank balances were broken and our feet were aching. I thought it would be a cool blog […]

Continue Reading

2 star | book reviews

The Iron Trial | Book Review

Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail. All his life, Call has been warned by his father to stay away from magic. If he succeeds at the Iron Trial and is admitted into the Magisterium, he is sure it can only mean bad things for […]

Continue Reading

4 star | book reviews

The Martian by Andy Weir

A mission to Mars. A freak accident. One man’s struggle to survive. Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate the planet while […]

Continue Reading

book thoughts

My library | Book Talk

My local library was refurbished. I walk past it every day on the way to work. Every time I think I should go in there and have a look and each day I put it off but this afternoon. I had some spare time and we went in. I adore the atmosphere in our library, […]

Continue Reading

2016 | tbr

March TBR

I can’t believe that it’s March already! Where is this year going?? I blink and the month is gone, I had a super reading month last month, which I talk more about here. I’ve kept my tbr low again this month because of all the reasons mentioned here and because I can see this following month […]

Continue Reading