ARC reviews · Book Reviews

Book review: City of Ghosts

Author: Victoria Schwab Pages: 272 Edition: US ARC Publication date: 28th August 2018 Read: 19th – 23rd May 2018 Rating:  Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted… Continue reading Book review: City of Ghosts

The Friday 56

The Friday 56: Convenience Store Woman

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 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you… Continue reading The Friday 56: Convenience Store Woman

Book articles · Book Features

Literary Discussions // Why I don’t DNF books

DNFing books is a great way ensure you’re reading only what you enjoy. As readers, we have the autonomy to choose whether or not we continue with a book if it’s not meeting our expectations. After all, we only have a finite amount of time to read (as much as I want to believe that we’re all… Continue reading Literary Discussions // Why I don’t DNF books

Poetry Reviews

Poetry review: Milk and Honey

Author: Rupi Kaur Pages: 204 Edition: E-book Publication Date: 17th November 2014 Read: April 25th – April 26th 2018 Rating:  milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different… Continue reading Poetry review: Milk and Honey

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d love to get early (but wouldn’t slay a lion for, they’re precious)

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was 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: May 1: Books I’d Slay a Lion to Get Early… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d love to get early (but wouldn’t slay a lion for, they’re precious)

TBRs and Wrap ups

March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

March was a month of some real ups and downs. For about a week, I felt dejected, but as the month progressed I celebrated my Dad’s birthday, spent Easter with my family, and by the end of the March I’d bounced back. One of the biggest things I did last month was organise my very… Continue reading March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

Book Reviews

Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens

Author: Margaret Rogerson Pages: 304 Edition: E-book Publication date: September 26th 2017 Read: January 24th – 31st 2018 Rating:  A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts—even as she falls in love with a faerie prince—in this gorgeous debut novel. Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous… Continue reading Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens