First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 6th August 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… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 6th August 2021


Review: The Desolations of Devil’s Acre – Ransom Riggs

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Alcohol consumption; Blood; Dead bodies; Death of a grandfather (recounted); Gore; Gun violence; Knife violence; Recreational drug use; Smoking; Strangulation The Desolations of Devil's Acre is the breath-taking conclusion (😭) to Ransom Riggs' #1 New York Times Bestselling Series: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. The world-building throughout The Desolations of… Continue reading Review: The Desolations of Devil’s Acre – Ransom Riggs

Monthly TBR

August 2021 TBR!

Hello! Once again, my TBR is looking a bit different. Instead of pinpointing three (or, in the case of last month, 12!) books that I would like to read, I have chosen a series to re-read this Summer. The series that I have chosen to re-read is Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman, in preparation… Continue reading August 2021 TBR!

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2021 Books

Hello! In July, I finished six books, and I made progress on one book (which I've nearly finished!). The books that I finished were: The Official Highway Code by the Department for Transport; Spain: What Everyone Needs to Know by William Chislett; The Mechanical Maestro by Emily Owen; Pleading Hearts by S. J. Hopewell; Harry… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2021 Books