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!

Monthly Wrap-Up

Monthly Wrap-Up: October 2021 Books

Hello! In October, I finished one book and made progress on two! The book that I finished is She-Wolves by Helen Castor. She-Wolves explores the lives of four incredible women who ruled England before Elizabeth I, despite never being official reigning monarchs. I loved reading about Empress Matilda, Eleanor of Aquitane, Isabella of France, and… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: October 2021 Books

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

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

Recommending by genre

Discussion Wednesdays: Historical Fiction

Hi everyone! In this post, I will be recommending my favourite historical fiction books. As a History lover, I find it really interesting to read about the past, but with a fictional twist. My Lady Jane (series) - Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows: Although this book is a series, I have only read the… Continue reading Discussion Wednesdays: Historical Fiction