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


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

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


Review: The Word-Keeper – Veronica del Valle

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Firstly, I would like to thank Veronica del Valle and SilverWood Books for sending me a free copy of The Word-Keeper in exchange for an honest review! The Word-Keeper is a story which explores the power of language. I believe that this is a really powerful theme for a Children's Book, and Veronica… Continue reading Review: The Word-Keeper – Veronica del Valle

Author Interviews

Author Interview: Veronica del Valle

Hello! This week, I was very lucky to interview Veronica de Valle, the author of The Word-Keeper. What first inspired you to start writing? I’ve always been fascinated by language but I never really thought of becoming an author. However, about twelve years ago I started to write fiction by accident and I fell madly… Continue reading Author Interview: Veronica del Valle

Monthly TBR

April 2021 TBR!

Hello! This year, I’m aiming to read 3 books a month, so that I can achieve my goal of 36 books in 2021! I’ve never really planned my next books in advance, apart from knowing what my next book will be during the last 100 pages of my current read, to motivate me even more!… Continue reading April 2021 TBR!