3 star | book reviews

The Shack Book Review

  Mackenzie Allen Philips’ youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his “Great Sadness,” Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back […]

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2 star | book reviews

Half Lost Book Review

Half Lost last instalment in the Half Bad series. If you haven’t read the other two click here for the first review and here for the second. The Alliance is losing the war, and their most critical weapon, seventeen-year-old witch Nathan Byrn, is losing his mind. Nathan’s tally of kills is rising, and yet he’s no […]

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how to | reading slumps

How to get through a reading slump

Reading slumps are the worst and they can really make reading seem like the worst hobby in the world. I’ve struggled with reading slumps caused by books that were awful, from the pressures I put on myself to finish even the worst of books, and from books that were too good to get over. More […]

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4 star | book reviews

Half Wild | Book Review

Half Wild is the second book in the series, if you haven’t read the first then read no further as there will be spoilers coming up. Click here to read my review on Half Bad and come back after. “You will have a powerful Gift, but it’s how you use it that will show you to […]

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book hauls

Book Haul | Ireland Edition | Part 2

Following on from my book haul part one we spent a short amount of time in Dublin. It was almost coming round full circle. We were gifted a night at The Gresham Hotel as an engagement gift, so it seemed right for us to go back for just after our wedding. Anyway, onto the books. […]

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4 star | book reviews

Half Bad | Book Review

Wanted by no one. Hunted by everyone. Sixteen-year-old Nathan lives in a cage: beaten, shackled, trained to kill. In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world’s most terrifying and violent witch, Marcus. Nathan’s only hope for survival is to escape […]

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book hauls

Book Haul from Ireland Part 1

We got married, in fact we have been married for almost a week, which is a crazy thought. There will be a blog post all about our big day but I’m waiting on a few photos and videos from different people. But before that there is a book haul from Ireland. Right now we’re relaxing […]

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4 star | book reviews

Golden Son | Book review

Golden Son is the sequel to one of my favourite reads this year. This review will contain spoilers for the first book, so if you haven’t read it, skip this and go and read my review for the first book here. With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author […]

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5 star | book reviews

Red Rising | Book Review

“I live for the dream that my children will be born free,” she says. “That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.” “I live for you,” I say sadly. Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you must live for more.” Darrow is a Red, a member of […]

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2016 | tbr

August TBR

This is this the month I get married. I haven’t cut down my reading only because I’m spending a week in Dublin and I might get some reading done. I’m not going to be hard on myself if I don’t get them all read because I GET MARRIED IN NINE DAYS. But here’s my August […]

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