Book tag – Romance Fails in Fiction

The lovely Andrea from Andrea’s Nirvana tagged me in this book tag. Thank you so much for tagging me! This post is all about fictional couples that I don’t like. In other words, NOTPs! Since I’m going to be mentioning canon couples from books/series that I’ve read, be aware of spoilers! This tag was created by […]

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Book review – Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

MILK AND HONEY by Rupi Kaur Published: November 4, 2014 by Createspace Format: Paperback Pages: 204 milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose, deals with a different pain, heals […]

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Book review – Friend Request by Laura Marshall

FRIEND REQUEST by Laura Marshall Published: July 27, 2017 by Sphere Format: Kindle e-book Pages: 384 When Louise Williams receives a message from someone left long in the past, her heart nearly stops. Maria Weston wants to be friends on Facebook. Maria Weston has been missing for over twenty-five years. She was last seen the night of a school […]

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Book review – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas Published: April 6, 2017 by Walker Books (first published February 27, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 438 Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the […]

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March wrap-up

I feel like February has just ended but we’ve already arrived at the end of March. It’s been three months since Christmas. That’s a quarter of a year. How is life moving so quickly? In any case, March was a really good reading month for me. I finished two books on the last day of […]

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March book haul

So I may have bought a few more books this month than I was originally planning on. But in my defence, I have already read three of the books I hauled this month! So the TBR pile didn’t get that much bigger. These first three books I received as a mystery gift as part of my […]

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Book review – The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

THE BELLES by Dhonielle Clayton Published: February 6, 2018 by Disney-Hyperion Format: Paperback Pages: 434 I am a Belle. I control Beauty.  In the opulent world of Orléans, the people are born grey and damned, and only a Belle’s powers can make them beautiful. Camellia Beauregard wants to be the favourite Belle – the one chosen by the […]

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Discussion – Amazon vs physical book shops

  I can’t possibly be the only person torn between ordering books on Amazon, or buying from a physical book shop. Approximately 75% of my books come from a physical book shop. My local shop is Waterstones in Brighton, UK and it’s my absolute favourite place in the universe. I live in fear that physical […]

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Book review – The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr

THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS by Emily Barr Published: January 12 2017 by Penguin Format: Paperback Pages: 303 Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has no short-term memory. Her mind resets itself several times a day, and has since the age of ten, when the tumor that was removed from Flora’s brain took with it her ability to make new […]

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Discussion – Mismatching series

Some of my series don’t match. Every time I walk past my bookshelf, my heart breaks a little. Call me superficial, but I love the sight of matching series on my shelf. Surely I am not the only one in this situation? Why don’t my series match? Several reasons. 1. I couldn’t find the book in […]

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