Month: May 2015

Armchair BEA, Day 4: Books to Movies *Giveaway*

Armchair BEA, Day 4: Books to Movies *Giveaway*

Today is the last post for ABEA. I’ve really loved my first ABEA experience. It’s been so much fun, I’ve discovered lots of new blogs and “met” loads of lovely bloggers. So I just wanted to say take a wee second to say thanks to everyone involved.     Today we’ve been asked what books […]

Posted May 30, 2015


Armchair BEA, Day 3: Character Chatter

Armchair BEA, Day 3: Character Chatter

Day 3 and I’m really loving my first ABEA experience so far.  Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to read my posts and to comment too, so lovely of you.   Today’s topic is Character Chatter and I’ve decided to share one of my all-time favourite characters with you, who happens to just fit […]

Posted May 29, 2015


Armchair BEA, Day 2: Social Media

Armchair BEA, Day 2: Social Media

I really enjoyed yesterday’s ABEA posts. It was fantastic to “meet” so many like minded people and to get to know new blogs and bloggers.  Today’s post is about how I use social media, so let’s jump in. My favourite form of social media is Twitter (@rhodak09) . I’ve made so many great connections with […]

Posted May 28, 2015


Armchair BEA: An Introduction

Armchair BEA: An Introduction

It’s Armchair BEA time! This is the first year I’ve participated to I’m really excited about the next few days. You may be sitting there wondering what Armchair BEA is, if so here’s a wee explanation. BEA is the Book Expo America. The event is in New York and is a place where book lovers, […]

Posted May 27, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #16: Beach Reads

Top Ten Tuesday #16: Beach Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. If you’d like to participate too, see here. This week the topic is…   10 Books I Think Make Great Beach Reads Everyone looks for something different in a “beach read” so I thought I’d share 10 books I’ve read from […]

Posted May 26, 2015


Bookworm Boutique Sale

Bookworm Boutique Sale

An impromptu post today, but I just wanted to share this offer with you all.   I follow Bookworm Boutique on Instagram (@bookwormboutique) and this weekend they have 20% off and FREE worldwide shipping in their online shop! The offer ends midnight PT Monday night (which, according to a time converter on the interweb is 8am Tuesday UK […]

Posted May 24, 2015


Review: Girl at War

Review: Girl at War

  I was lucky enough to win a limited edition, numbered hardback proof of Girl at War from @LittleBrownUK on Twitter. To win you had to tell them why you wanted to read this book. For me, the answer was quite straight forward. Girl at War is the story of a ten year old girl, […]

Posted May 23, 2015


Review: Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

Review: Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

HATE, NAZIS, SURVIVAL, LOVE, FEAR   * the pace of the story * the expansion of the story from book 1 * the education – I learned a lot * psychoanalysis felt rather forced in places   * fans of Prisoner of Night and Fog * everyone else!   If you haven’t read the first […]

Posted May 21, 2015