First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 30th July 2021

Hello! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 30th July 2021

Reviews

Review: Instructions for Dancing – Nicola Yoon

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Alcohol (underage); Cheating; Death (mentioned); Divorce; Grief After I fell in love with Everything, Everything and The Sun is Also a Star, I was delighted when I found out that Nicola Yoon had wrote another book! I genuinely could not wait to read Instructions for Dancing, and it certainly did not… Continue reading Review: Instructions for Dancing – Nicola Yoon

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 28th July 2021

Hello! This weekly feature used to be hosted by by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and is now hosted at Taking on a World of Words. The three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? I am currently reading The Desolations of… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 28th July 2021

First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 23rd July 2021

Hello! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 23rd July 2021

Reviews

Review: Pleading Hearts – S.J. Hopewell

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Firstly, I would like to thank S.J. Hopewell for sending me a free copy of Pleading Hearts in exchange for an honest review! Pleading Hearts follows the story of Anna Fitzgerald and those around her as she studies Law at Ashcroft University. As noted on the cover, Pleading Hearts is based on a… Continue reading Review: Pleading Hearts – S.J. Hopewell

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 21st July 2021

Hello! This weekly feature used to be hosted by by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and is now hosted at Taking on a World of Words. The three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? I am currently reading Harry Potter y… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 21st July 2021

Reviews

Review: The Mechanical Maestro – Emily Owen

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Firstly, I would like to thank Emily Owen and SilverWood Books for sending me a free copy of The Mechanical Maestro in exchange for an honest review! The Mechanical Maestro is Emily Owen's debut novel, which surrounds the lives of the Abernathy family, as they strive to create unique androids. It is set… Continue reading Review: The Mechanical Maestro – Emily Owen

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Birthstone Book Tag

Hello! I saw this tag on Reviews By M and I really liked it, so I thought I'd give it a go! Here are M's answers for this tag. January (GARNET): Associated with warding off negative forces and dark energies – Name a book with the darkest/evilest character you can think of. Although many book… Continue reading Birthstone Book Tag

Reviews

Review: The Conference of the Birds – Ransom Riggs

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Asphyxia; Death of a grandfather (recounted); Eyeball trauma; Gun violence; Physical injuries; Recreational drug use; Smoking The Conference of the Birds is the fifth, and penultimate, installment in Ransom Riggs' highly acclaimed series: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I thouroughly enjoyed this book, and it has made me even more… Continue reading Review: The Conference of the Birds – Ransom Riggs

Monthly TBR

July 2021 TBR!

Hello! This month, my TBR is looking a bit different to normal, as I'm going to try and read as many of my unread books as I can! Hopefully this will bring me further back to schedule on my Goodreads Reading Challenge (and I'll be able to buy more books again!). Altogether, I have 12… Continue reading July 2021 TBR!