Book Features

Library Loves // Interview with a teen librarian

As part of #LibraryLoves month, today is Library Day; a day dedicated to promoting and supporting libraries. So for Library Day, I’m delighted to be sharing an interview with Rachel @Recitrachel, who is a librarian for teens in Chicago, USA. 1. Thanks for agreeing to this Q&A! Tell us a bit about you!  Hello! I’m… Continue reading Library Loves // Interview with a teen librarian

Announcements · Book Features

Cover reveal // Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers

Today I’m really excited to be working with Andersen Press to reveal the UK cover for a highly anticipated new fantasy novel. It’s the secret manuscript I’ve been dropping hints about for weeks on Instagram and I’m thrilled to finally be able to reveal it. Andersen kindly gifted me a free advance review copy of… Continue reading Cover reveal // Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers

TBRs and Wrap ups

January 2019 TBR // A whole host of ARCs and a secret manuscript

This is my first TBR of 2019 and, guys, I’m really excited for the books coming out over the next few months. There are going to be so many amazing debuts, I have actual heart-eyes just thinking about them. 😍 Also, what’s the collective noun for a group of ARCs? Does anyone know? Because I need… Continue reading January 2019 TBR // A whole host of ARCs and a secret manuscript

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: YA fantasy and historical fiction books on my winter TBR

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: December 18: Winter 2018 TBR… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: YA fantasy and historical fiction books on my winter TBR

features · TBRs and Wrap ups

Rounding Up 2017: Books I read and hitting my reading goals

Now that we’re into the new year, I’m looking back on the books I read during 2017. In 2017 I read: This came to 26,526 pages and these were all new reads to me. 2017 was a great year for exciting new books too, so most of the my picks were new releases. Unsurprisingly, you… Continue reading Rounding Up 2017: Books I read and hitting my reading goals

The Friday 56

The Friday 56: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Time for the first Friday 56 of advent! The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The idea is to share an excerpt from a book you’ve been reading every Friday, to promote the book or simply just to showcase your current read! Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page… Continue reading The Friday 56: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Book Reviews

Book review: Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Author: Ryan Graudin Pages: 464 Edition: ARC paperback Publication date: 26th September 2017 Read: 1st – 11th August 2017 Rating:    Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far’s birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring… Continue reading Book review: Invictus by Ryan Graudin