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

Spell The Month In Books

Spell The Month In Books: November

Hello! Spell The Month In Books originated on Reviews From The Stacks. Noughts and Crosses - Malorie Blackman “So you are going to kill me . . . You set me up so your friends could capture me. You’re real good at letting others do your dirty work . . .” Sephy and Callum have… Continue reading Spell The Month In Books: November

Monthly TBR

November 2021 TBR!

Hello! This month, I have picked the books that I didn't read last month, and two new ones for this month's TBR! El Libro de Arena – Jorge Luis Borges “He told me that his book was called The Book of Sand, because neither the book nor the sand has a start or finish.” The… Continue reading November 2021 TBR!

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday – 6th October 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 She-Wolves by Helen… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 6th October 2021

Monthly TBR

October 2021 TBR!

Hello! This month, I have picked my three current reads, and one new read for my TBR! She-Wolves - Helen Castor IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND, MAN WAS THE RULER OF WOMAN, AND THE KING WAS THE RULER OF ALL. HOW, THEN, COULD ROYAL POWER LIE IN FEMALE HANDS? In SHE-WOLVES, celebrated historian Helen Castor tells the… Continue reading October 2021 TBR!

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: September 2021 Books

Hello! In September, I finished 6 books and made progress on 3! The books that I finished are: Double Cross, Nought Forever, Crossfire, and Endgame by Malorie Blackman; La Casa de Bernada Alba by Federico García Lorca; and A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson! The books that I made progress on are:… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: September 2021 Books

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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

Reviews

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

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 thoroughly enjoyed this book, and it has made me even more… Continue reading Review: The Conference of the Birds – Ransom Riggs

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2021 Books

Hello! In April 2021, I finished two books - The Word Keeper by Veronica del Valle and The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy. I am also currently making my way through two more books, which I will be discussing in my post tomorrow (May 2021 TBR). This brings my… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2021 Books