Month: February 2016

Blog Tour: A Gathering of Shadows, V.E. Schwab + Giveaway

Blog Tour: A Gathering of Shadows, V.E. Schwab + Giveaway

I am so excited about today’s post. I had to pinch myself to make sure this is actually real! Today Strupag is a stop on the V.E.Schwab’s UK Blog Tour for A Gathering Of Shadows, the second book in her A Darker Shade of Magic series. The book published yesterday and was one of my […]

Posted February 24, 2016


Review: Morning Star

Review: Morning Star

I can’t quite believe this series is over. That said, what a stunning conclusion to the trilogy! Also, I just read the other day┬áthat Pierce Brown will be writing a new series set in the same ‘world’ so that’s hugely exciting. As always, as this is the final book in the series I want to […]

Posted February 22, 2016


Illumicrate #2 Unboxing

Illumicrate #2 Unboxing

It is rather scary to think that a quarter of a year has passed since I got my first Illumicrate box. However, I was hugely excited when I got the shipping email for the quarterly bookish subscription box. I then progressed to stare out the window for days looking for the delivery man (I’m not […]

Posted February 20, 2016


Removing School Librarians?

Removing School Librarians?

This isn’t a post that I had planned to write. Indeed it isn’t a post that I thought I’d ever need to write and yet here I am. Many of you know that I grew up on an island off the west coast of Scotland. It was the most incredible place to spend my childhood. […]

Posted February 17, 2016


Review: The Girl From Everywhere

Review: The Girl From Everywhere

I wanted to get this post up in time for the US release which I believe is this Tuesday (16th February -where is the year going?) so although this isn’t out in the UK until 3rd March here are my thoughts… A time-travelling pirate ship? Erm, yes please! A blend of fact and fantasy? Sign […]

Posted February 13, 2016


Review: Glass Sword

Review: Glass Sword

This week sees the publication of the second book in the Red Queen series Glass Sword. If you are in the US the book is out today, but here in the UK Thursday is the publication day. I was kindly provided with an eARC of this book via the publishers on NetGalley, so I thought […]

Posted February 9, 2016


Review: Mind Your Head

Review: Mind Your Head

Sometimes you find a book that you just know you have to read. Juno Dawson’s Mind Your Head is one such book for me. In my early 30s I’m not really the target audience for this book, but having tackled mental illness myself for many years I instantly recognised the importance of this book. Having […]

Posted February 3, 2016