My Years in Books

My 2021 in Books

Happy New Year! In 2021, I read 39 books. Not only did I achieve my target of 36 books, but I also exceeded it, and read the most books I have ever read in a year! At times, it seemed like 36 books was totally unattainable, but I pulled it back over the Summer, by… Continue reading My 2021 in Books


Review: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Holly Jackson

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Alcohol/Drug/Psychological/Verbal Abuse; Animal death; Bullying; Cheating; Death/Death threats; Disordered eating; Kidnapping; Missing person case; Murder; Racism; Self-harm; Suicide; Sexual assault (mentioned) Happy Halloween! I thought that today would be the perfect day to share my review of my scariest read of this year - A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by… Continue reading Review: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Holly Jackson


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


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


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

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2021 Books

Hello! In March 2021, I finished reading one book - Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven. I have started reading a couple other books though, which I will be discussing in tomorrow's post (my TBR for April 2021). This brings my total for this year up to 7! What books did you read this… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2021 Books


Review: Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Ableism; Ableist tropes; Child abuse; Chronic illness; Hospital; Medical procedures; Munchausen by Proxy; Needles Everything, Everything was Everything. There's no other way of putting it. After I fell in love with The Sun is Also a Star in October last year, I knew that I had to read Everything, Everything. I… Continue reading Review: Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon


Review: When We Collided – Emery Lord

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Absent parent; Bipolar disorder; Car accident (mentioned); Death of a parent; Depression; Heart attack; Self-harm; Psychiatric hospitalisation I recieved When We Collided for Christmas, and it was the perfect book to round off my reading in 2020. When We Collided covers many aspects of mental health, which I feel is really… Continue reading Review: When We Collided – Emery Lord

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2021 Books

In January 2020, I read 5 books, which puts me two books ahead of my schedule for this year. At the start of this month, I set myself the target of reading 3 books - Rebel by Marie Lu; Slated by Teri Terry and Fractured by Teri Terry. It turns out that not only did… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2021 Books


Review: The Sun is Also a Star – Nicola Yoon

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Cheating; Depression; Immigration Battle; Racism; Suicidal ideation; Toxic family; Violence The Sun is Also a Star is a book that I had been meaning to buy for years, but I never actually got round to owning this book until earlier this year. It was more than worth the wait though, as… Continue reading Review: The Sun is Also a Star – Nicola Yoon