Month: September 2015

Top Ten Tuesday #33: Books To Read If You Like…. Controversial Reads

Top Ten Tuesday #33: Books To Read If You Like…. Controversial 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 To Read If You Like….. ‘Controversial’ Books Ok so this week was meant to be if you like this book/author then try that book/author. However, I thought […]

Posted September 29, 2015


Review: Six of Crows

Review: Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo is one of my favourite authors. Her Grisha trilogy is a series that grabbed me from the start and had me waiting on tenterhooks for the remaining two books. So when I heard that she had started a new series, in the same world as the Grisha series, but with a very different […]

Posted September 26, 2015


Recently Read: Atwood & Burnside

Recently Read: Atwood & Burnside

The Handmaid’s Tale is a book that I definitely feel I should have read before now. What prompted me to finally read it was reviews of Louise O’Neill’s Only Ever Yours, with many people likening it to a YA version of The Handmaid’s Tale. So before I got reading O’Neill’s book I decided it was […]

Posted September 24, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #32: Autumn TBR

Top Ten Tuesday #32: Autumn TBR

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 On My Fall TBR I’m a mood reader, which doesn’t lend itself very well to the completion of TBR lists. In fact, I only read 2 […]

Posted September 22, 2015


Review: After The Crash

Review: After The Crash

After The Crash is Waterstone’s ‘Thriller Book of the Month’ this month. So naturally, when I was offered a copy to read for myself, I snapped up the opportunity. Translated from French, it’s a psychological thriller that will keep you engaged from the first page. If you’re anything like me, it might just frustrate you […]

Posted September 18, 2015


Be Quick – Sign Up For Illumicrate!

Be Quick – Sign Up For Illumicrate!

If you follow me on Twitter you will have seen my excitement about the launch of the new bookish subscription box Illumicrate. Well the website is now live and you can sign up for the first box! There are limited numbers so I just wanted to post this and tell you to BE QUICK! It’s a […]

Posted September 16, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #31: Beautiful Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday #31: Beautiful Book Covers

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 a freebie, so I decided to go for …   Beautiful Book Covers There are several things that you should know first: I’m like a magpie – I love […]

Posted September 15, 2015


Book Bites: Sarah J. Maas

Book Bites: Sarah J. Maas

I had intended to write a full review of ACOTAR, but to be honest there are plenty of reviews online. So I thought I’d briefly share my thoughts. I was a bit worried before I started ACOTAR as the ARC reviews I’d seen had been somewhat mixed. I ended up putting off reading this as […]

Posted September 12, 2015