Month: February 2017

Review: This Is How It Always Is

Review: This Is How It Always Is

This is Claude. He’s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and, he loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, growing his hair long, and dreams of being a princess. Rosie and Penn have four boys when they decide to try, one last time, for a girl. Claude arrives and they […]

Posted February 24, 2017


Review: Ragdoll

Review: Ragdoll

I’m so pleased to be one of the stops on the Ragdoll blog tour today! Make sure you check out all of the other victims too! If you frequent Twitter, you are probably aware of the hype surrounding this book. For this reason, I couldn’t wait to read it but, as ever, was worried it […]

Posted February 22, 2017


Mini Review: A Conjuring Of Light

Mini Review: A Conjuring Of Light

One of my most-anticipated reads of the year, I started A Conjuring of Light knowing that Schwab would deliver – and wow, did she ever! This post is going to be short. There will be no spoilers. Just know that ACOL was everything I had hoped it would be – and more! There’s snarkiness, action, […]

Posted February 20, 2017


Discussion: Carve The Mark

Discussion: Carve The Mark

I’m not quite sure how this is going to go. I mean, I know how I feel, I just don’t know if I’m going to be able to articulate it. OK A bit about me first. I suffer from a chronic illness. For the past 11 years my illness has ruled my life. Among many […]

Posted February 17, 2017


Review: The Memory Book

Review: The Memory Book

Sammie is an intelligent teenage girl who lives with her family in a small town, excels in debating and has secured herself a spot at NYU. Sadly, she has also recently been diagnosed with Niemenn-Pick Type C. It’s like dementia, so she will lose memories and her body will shut down. NPC is always fatal. […]

Posted February 13, 2017


Blog Tour: Wintersong with Author S. Jae-Jones

Blog Tour: Wintersong with Author S. Jae-Jones

Earlier this week I shared with you some of my thoughts on Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones. If you missed it, you can find it here. Today, I’m delighted to welcome the author herself to the blog today to share with you some tips on writing your first novel. Writing a novel is a daunting task. […]

Posted February 10, 2017


Review: Heartless

Review: Heartless

I was rather late to The Lunar Chronicles series, but once I started reading it, I couldn’t stop. Thankfully I didn’t have too long to wait for its final book, Winter. When I finished the series I was gutted, I craved more of Marissa Meyer’s writing. So when it was announced that Meyer was writing […]

Posted February 8, 2017


Review: Wintersong

Review: Wintersong

In writing Wintersong,¬†Jae-Jones has taken inspiration from 19th-century German fairytales to create a dark, captivating tale that will remain with you long after you close the back page. I tried to write a summary of this book, but nothing I could write felt like it captured the story. So instead, here are a few key […]

Posted February 7, 2017