Month: January 2016

Top Ten Tuesday #41 – FREEBIE – Non-Fiction TBR

Top Ten Tuesday #41 – FREEBIE – Non-Fiction 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 is a freebie week, so we all get to choose our own topic. After a bit of thought I’ve decided to go with   10 Non-Fiction Books I Want To Read […]

Posted January 26, 2016


Review: All The Birds In The Sky

Review: All The Birds In The Sky

I genuinely have no idea how to summarise what I’ve read in this book. A sci-fi, coming-of-age, magical realism, apocalyptic mash up perhaps? Honestly, no idea! What’s important though is that I express how much I enjoyed it. It’s quite unlike most novels I’ve read but that just makes me love it all the more. […]

Posted January 25, 2016


What We’re Loving: January 2016

What We’re Loving: January 2016

It’s absolutely AGES since we did a What We’re Loving post! So on this dreich January day it seems like the perfect time to catch up and think about the positives, the things we are loving right now. After finishing listening to season one of the Serial podcast, I decided I wanted more information on […]

Posted January 21, 2016


Review: The Winner’s Curse

Review: The Winner’s Curse

Prior to reading this book I wasn’t familiar with the concept of the “winner’s curse”. Rutkoski describes in her Author’s Note what the “winner’s curse” actually is, so I think that’s a pretty good place to start. Quite simply, it describes how the winner of an auction has also lost, because he or she has […]

Posted January 18, 2016


Review: Pretty Is

Review: Pretty Is

As 12 year olds (back in the 90s) Carly May, a beauty pageant frequenter, and Lois, a Spelling Bee champ, were abducted. They were held captive in a cabin in Adirondack woods for six weeks that summer by a man they called Zed. Fast forward to the present day and we find that, through the […]

Posted January 15, 2016


Top Ten Tuesday #40 – 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn’t

Top Ten Tuesday #40 – 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn’t

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…  2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn’t I totally failed last year when it came to keeping on top of new releases. There were so many […]

Posted January 12, 2016


Review: Truthwitch

Review: Truthwitch

Safi is a Truthwitch. Her witchery allows her to tell if people are telling the truth. She is also a Domna of Cartorra, heir to the Hasstnel Estate where her drunken Uncle currently reigns as regent. Safi has spent her life hiding her witchery and for the past six years she has studied and trained […]

Posted January 4, 2016


Most Anticipated Releases 2016 – Part One

Most Anticipated Releases 2016 – Part One

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great time over the festive period and wish you all the very best for 2016. I appear to have completely lost track of the days and as such missed this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, but as the topic was Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First […]

Posted January 2, 2016