features

BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

This year marks the fourth year of the BBC Young Writers’ Award,which invites all 14 – 18-year-olds living in the United Kingdom to submit short stories of up to 1,000 words. The Award was launched as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations for the BBC National Short Story Award and aims to inspire and encourage… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Book review – Vicious Rumer

Today I’m excited to share my review for the Vicious Rumer blog tour. This book is an enigmatic thriller about a girl running from her past, a curse, and a mobster, and I’d definitely recommend it for readers into murder mysteries and crime thrillers. I’m slightly late with my post, as my original spot on… Continue reading Blog Tour: Book review – Vicious Rumer

Blogmas · features

Blogmas Day 18: Things I love about Christmas

Since it’s only seven days until Christmas (yes, I’m screaming too!), I thought I’d discuss some of my favourite things about the festive season. Getting to spend time with family and friends I love spending time with those close to me regardless of the season, but there’s something cosy and wonderful about doing so around… Continue reading Blogmas Day 18: Things I love about Christmas

Book Reviews

Book review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

Author: Madeleine Thien Pages: 480 Edition: Paperback Publication date: 31st May 2016 Read: 27th June – 8th July 2017 Rating:  “How the city mesmerised me. Shanghai seemed, like a library or even a single book, to hold the universe within itself.” Madeleine Thien’s new novel is breathtaking in scope and ambition even as it is… Continue reading Book review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

Poetry Reviews · Uncategorized

Poetry ARC review: Plum by Hollie McNish

Author: Hollie McNish Pages: 80 Edition: E-arc Publication date: 15th June 2017 Read: 19th May – 9th June Rating:  *Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review.* ‘Remember that not everyone gets to have grey hairs. Ever. It’s a privilege you should not be moaning… Continue reading Poetry ARC review: Plum by Hollie McNish