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

young adult contemporary

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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The Worst Books of 2017


worst books 2016

2017 has been a mixed bag when it comes to my reading, if you read my blog post about my 2017 Goodreads Challenge you’ll know that reading hasn’t been my only priority this year. I thought I would do a short recap on the books that were the bottom of the list this time around. […]

26th December 2017

My 2017 Goodreads Challenge


challenges, goodreads 2017

I don’t think it comes as a surprise that this is the year of going to miss my 2018 Goodreads challenge. I’m not feeling to bad about it, 2017 has been a year full of changes, for a start my new job has kicked my butt all year and the stress has kind off knocked […]

23rd December 2017

My Planning System – Bullet Journal


planning 2017

You may remember if you have been following me for that long that at the beginning of this year I bought myself an Erin Condren planner to run my life, to-do and this here blog. Well, I used it for a couple of months but decided that ultimately it wasn’t for me. I found the […]

21st December 2017

Talking to the Dead Book Review


4 star, book reviews

Talking to the Dead is the first book featuring British detective Fiona Griffiths – one of the most engaging female protagonists in crime thrillers. A young girl is found dead. A prostitute is murdered. And the strangest, youngest detective in the South Wales Major Crimes Unit is about to face the fiercest test of her […]

15th December 2017

My Bookish Christmas Wish List


book thoughts, gift guides

I love Christmas, it’s actually my favourite time of the year. I love the festive feel that comes around this time of year. The best part of everything is the shopping and the wrapping and the colour coordination and the twinkly lights. I may not read all the Chrismassy books – you should check out my December […]

12th December 2017

December TBR


2017, tbr

I have a grand total of 8 books to read in the month of December to reach my goal of 80 books this year, and I don’t think I’m going to make it if I’m completely honest, but who knows. A miracle may come flying out of nowhere yet! So my December TBR is going […]

7th December 2017

I’M BAAAAACK and with a general life update


book blogging

It feels like forever since I sat down and spoke to you guys! Yes, I’m still alive. But I have been manic busy though, both in my personal and in my work life. I am currently studying towards professional qualifications and have just done my first exam. I know, who books an examination date this […]

6th December 2017