First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 24th September 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 – 24th September 2021

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 22nd September 2021

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: She-Wolves by Helen Castor;… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 22nd September 2021

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The Fall Bucket List Book Tag

Hello! Firstly: an update on my Noughts and Crosses Challenge! I am currently reading Endgame, and it is so amazing! I am trying to savour every last moment of it, so hopefully my review should be up at some point next week! Today, I'm participating in The Fall Bucket List Book Tag, which I first… Continue reading The Fall Bucket List Book Tag

First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday – 17th September 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 – 17th September 2021

Dissecting the Blurb

Day 9! Dissecting The Blurb – Endgame

Hello! DatePost7th SeptemberAnnouncement8th SeptemberNoughts and Crosses Review9th SeptemberAn Eye for an Eye Review10th SeptemberCallum Review11th SeptemberKnife Edge Review12th SeptemberCheckmate Review13th SeptemberDouble Cross Review14th SeptemberNought Forever Review15th SeptemberCrossfire Review16th SeptemberDissecting the Blurb - Endgame??? SeptemberEndgame Review HAPPY PUBLICATION DAY!!!!! 🥳🥳🎉🎉🎉 Words cannot even begin to explain how excited I am to read Endgame. I fell in… Continue reading Day 9! Dissecting The Blurb – Endgame

Reviews

Day 8! Review: Crossfire – Malorie Blackman

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Blood; Car Accident; Child Abuse; Confinement; Death; Death of a parent; Kidnapping; Murder; Racism; Self-harm; Violence; Vomit Crossfire is the fifth installment in Malorie Blackman's Noughts and Crosses series, which follows the lives of the characters we already know and love, as well as two new additions. Throughout Crossfire, multiple lines… Continue reading Day 8! Review: Crossfire – Malorie Blackman

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 15th September 2021

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: A Good Girl's Guide… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 15th September 2021

Reviews

Day 7! Review: Nought Forever – Malorie Blackman

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Death; Gangs; Gun Violence; Injuries; Medical Care; Police Raids Nought Forever follows the story of Dan Jeavons as he's on the run from the police. Having been shot, he finds refuge in Eva's house, leaving her with the decision of protecting Dan, or betraying him. The plot is based on a… Continue reading Day 7! Review: Nought Forever – Malorie Blackman

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Day 6! Review: Double Cross – Malorie Blackman

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Cancer; Death; Drug Abuse; Drug Use; Gun Violence; Racism; Murder; Terminal Illness Double Cross follows the life of Tobey Durbridge, a minor character in Checkmate, throughout his struggles against Meadowview's dark side and hardened criminals. As Tobey was a minor character in Checkmate, I really enjoyed having an insight into his… Continue reading Day 6! Review: Double Cross – Malorie Blackman

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Day 5! Review: Checkmate – Malorie Blackman

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Alcoholism; Cancer; Physical Abuse; Police Brutality; Pregnancy; Racism; Rape; Sexual Content; Suicide; Suicide Bombing; Terminal Illness; Toxic Relationship; Violence Checkmate, the third book in Malorie Blackman's Noughts and Crosses Series follows three storylines: Callie Rose's childhood; Sephy and Callie Rose attempting to reconcile; and the nailbiting tension between Jude McGregor and… Continue reading Day 5! Review: Checkmate – Malorie Blackman