Blog Tours · Book Features

Five star predictions from the beginning of 2019 // Did they turn out to be true?

At the beginning of 2019, I tried to predict which books would be my 5 star reads this year. Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I want to go back and see if many (or any) of them turned out to be true. I love these kinds of “looking back” posts, because… Continue reading Five star predictions from the beginning of 2019 // Did they turn out to be true?

Blogmas · Readathons

End of Yearathon 2019 TBR

First off, since this post is scheduled to go up on Christmas Day, I’ve gotta say Merry Christmas friends! I hope you’re all having a wonderful day. This holiday season, Vicky @WhatVickyRead and Amanda @AmandaBBooks are hosting End of Yearathon, and I’m planning to join in. End of Yearathon runs from 26th December to 31st… Continue reading End of Yearathon 2019 TBR

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2019 Wrap Up // A slow kind of month

It was a pretty slow reading month for me in September. And I decided to put that in the title because I think it’s OK to be frank and open about that. Sometimes we hold ourselves to such high targets that any time we read less than seven or eight books in a month (or… Continue reading September 2019 Wrap Up // A slow kind of month

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2019 TBR // Autumn, audiobooks, and ‘big hitters’

A September, my fateful foe. I like September itself, but I don’t like what it heralds: the end of summer. Summer is my favourite season, so when the nights start to cut in and it gets colder, I’m just a sad bean. (I want to be warm all the time and to be able to wear… Continue reading September 2019 TBR // Autumn, audiobooks, and ‘big hitters’

Book Features

Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Since we’re now into the second half of 2019, I can’t help but start thinking about books I’m excited for in autumn and winter. So, I’ve put together a list of my most anticipated releases for the second half of the year (I know it’s August already, fight me). July In the tropical kingdom of… Continue reading Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Favourite covers of 2019 (so far)

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: July 30: Freebie Since we can pick our own topics… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Favourite covers of 2019 (so far)

TBRs and Wrap ups

May Wrap Up // Did I read all the books on my Asian Readathon TBR?

May is always such a good month because the weather warms up and we have Two bank holidays in the UK. I was busy on both of them, but I still had plenty of time to get through some books for Asian Readathon. I read 8 books during May and 7 of those were for… Continue reading May Wrap Up // Did I read all the books on my Asian Readathon TBR?

ARC reviews · Book Reviews

Review: The Opposite of Always // A YA contemporary with a Groundhog Day twist

Author: Justin A. Reynolds Pages: 464 pages Edition: e-ARC Read: 6th – 9th March 2019 Rating: 4 stars CWs: Death, chronic illness, racism, racial profiling, shootings When Jack and Kate meet at a party, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks, Jack knows he’s falling—hard. Soon she’s meeting… Continue reading Review: The Opposite of Always // A YA contemporary with a Groundhog Day twist