Writing – Get to know me – Writer’s tag

As everyone aspiring author knows, when you sit down to write, suddenly everything seems more interesting than your story. Like this writer’s tag for example. Which is why, naturally, I am writing this tag while nervously ignoring the tab with my draft on it. I found this tag over on Drizzle and Hurricane books. You can […]

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ARC review – Truly, Wildly, Deeply by Jenny McLachlan

Truly, Wildly, Deeply by Jenny McLachlan Published: March 8th 2018 by Bloomsbury Format: Kindle e-book (ARC) Pages: 304 Annie is starting college. She can’t wait. No more school, no more uniform, and no one telling her what to do. It’s the start of a new adventure and Annie’s not going to let anyone or anything get in the way […]

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Discussion – My favourite books of all time

I have been asked the question ‘what’s your favourite book of all time?’ more times than I can count. I’m sure everyone reading this post will agree that it’s not easy to answer that question. So I’ve narrowed it down to four of my favourite books of all time. Disclaimer: this list does not include Harry Potter, […]

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Reading Challenge – Series Crackdown Update

Series Crackdown is a reading challenge hosted by The Book Moo. The aim of the game is to read as many books in a series over the span of 10 days. This challenge lasted from February 9 until February 18. During the challenge, there are nightly reading sprints, as well as an Instagram challenge. I completed […]

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Book review – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Published: May 5th 2015 by Bloomsbury USA Children Format: Hardcover Pages: 416 Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in […]

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Book review – Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart Published: September 5th 2017 by Delacorte Press Format: Hardcover Pages: 264 From the author of the unforgettable New York Times bestseller We Were Liars comes a masterful new psychological suspense novel–the story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves? You be […]

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Discussion – Hardback vs Paperback: an eternal battle

Over the past few weeks, I have read many discussion posts about the eternal battle between hardbacks and paperbacks. Some people prefer pretty hardcover books, others want the lightweight paperbacks. Just in case you haven’t heard enough about this topic, allow me to make my own discussion post. Paperbacks and hardcovers both have their own […]

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ARC review – More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer

More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer Published: March 6th 2018 – Bloomsbury Children’s Format: Kindle e-book Pages: 416 Rev Fletcher is battling the demons of his past. But with loving adoptive parents by his side, he’s managed to keep them at bay…until he gets a letter from his abusive father and the trauma of his childhood […]

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Book review – They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera Published: September 5th 2017 – HarperTeen Format: Audiobook Length: 8 hours, 30 minutes New York Times bestselling author Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of […]

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Book tag – January wrap-up

Between starting the new year, receiving a promotion at work and reviving my book blog, January has been a much slower reading month than I had initially hoped. I didn’t manage to read as many books as I would have liked, at all. By that I mean, it’s been a pathetic reading month. I’ll just have […]

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