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

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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

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

Book Reviews

ARC review: Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman

Author: Erin Bowman Pages: 384 Genre: Western, Historical fiction Edition: E-ARC Publication Date: 7th November 2017 Read: 10th May – 13th May 2017 Rating:  “You think,” he continues, “that we mighta been friends in a different life? You and me?” “We’re already friends in this one,” I tell him. Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher… Continue reading ARC review: Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman