Paper Towns Book Review

2 star, book reviews

Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q […]

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Young Adult Contemporary Recommendation – Anna and the French Kiss

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It has been a little while since I did a recommendation post and I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do. I realised that I should really post something that is a little outside my comfort zone and lo and behold my new recommendation is for Anna and the French Kiss which […]

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Tower of Dawn Book Review

4 star, book reviews

This book review of Tower of Dawn may contain spoilers for the series, and you should probably avoid this review if you haven’t read the other books! I have written a review for Empire of Storms if you’re interested! In the next installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, follow Chaol on his sweeping […]

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Murder on the Links Book Review

4 star, book reviews

Murder on the Links is the second book in the Poirot series so go check out my book review for The Mysterious Affair at Styles first! On a French golf course, a millionaire is found stabbed in the back… An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save […]

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How to get through a reading slump


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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 […]

27th August 2016

Half Wild | Book Review


4 star, book reviews

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 […]

24th August 2016

Book Haul | Ireland Edition | Part 2


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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. […]

22nd August 2016

Half Bad | Book Review


4 star, book reviews

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 […]

20th August 2016

Book Haul from Ireland Part 1


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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 […]

18th August 2016

Golden Son | Book review


4 star, book reviews

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 […]

6th August 2016

Red Rising | Book Review


5 star, book reviews

“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 […]

5th August 2016

August TBR


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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 […]

3rd August 2016

July Wrap Up


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This was a good month for me, hence the big July Wrap Up. I missed out one of the books on the list but added an extra two on. I can’t laugh at that effort. It has been a busy couple of weeks as the final countdown to the wedding comes extremely close. A Court […]

1st August 2016