WWW Wednesday – 12 Dec 2018

Hello booknerds! Welcome to this week's WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it's a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next?... Continue Reading →

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Top 5… books I didn’t get to in 2018

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘top 5 books I didn't get to in 2018’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! Well, I definitely didn't... Continue Reading →

Pride – Ibi Zoboi

Release date: 18 September 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Pride blurb: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighbourhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday – 5 Dec 2018

Hello booknerds! Welcome to this week's WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it's a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next?... Continue Reading →

Top 5… book titles

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘top 5 book titles’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! ARGHH!! This is me posting VERY late on Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Beat the Backlist – 2019

Hello booknerds! Well, you know how I said I wanted to turn 2019 up a notch on my blogging? And then remember how I signed up to the A-Z reading challenge? Well, I'm signing up to a few more challenges for 2019. Including, Beat the Backlist which is hosted by Austine at The Novel Knight. This... Continue Reading →

November ’18 wrap-up and December TBR

It's December!! I can't believe another year is basically over!! November wrap-up During November I completed my Goodreads challenge!! HOORAY!! I read 11 books, and although this was a high number for me, this month was a bit less satisfactory than normal because I had some lower ratings. Book Author Series Format TBR? Reread? Rating... Continue Reading →

November ’18 book haul

As usual, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, book mail (online purchases that arrived), and book purchases (ebooks and in-store). November book boxes I subscribe to three monthly boxes: OwlCrate, FairyLoot and the book-only subscription for LitJoy. Nothing arrived this month though. OwlCrate's book this month was Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday – 28 Nov 2018

Hello booknerds! Welcome to this week's WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it's a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next?... Continue Reading →

Top 5… summer reads

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘top 5 winter reads’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! So, I know that this week's topic is top... Continue Reading →

Sourcery – Terry Pratchett

Release date: 26 May 1988 Rating: ★★★★★ – 5/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (link is for clothbound editions; pictures above are the versions I own, the paperbacks which I’m not entirely sure you can buy anymore) Sourcery (Discworld, #5) blurb: Once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally,... Continue Reading →

The 2019 A-Z Reading Challenge

I'm making a start on getting organised for 2019, and one of the things that I found out about at the end of July in 2018 was the 2018 A-Z reading challenge hosted by Ginger Mom and the Kindle Quest. Now, I know that technically I could have absolutely signed up to start doing the... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday – 21 Nov 2018

Hello booknerds! Welcome to WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it's a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What did you recently finish reading? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So, without... Continue Reading →

Grim Lovelies – Megan Shepherd

Release date: 2 October 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies, #1) blurb: Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not... Continue Reading →

They Both Die at the End – Adam Silvera

Release date: 7 September 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link They Both Die at the End blurb: On September 5th, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: they're going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they're... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday – 14 Nov 2018

Hello booknerds! Starting from last week, I'm taking part in WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it's a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll... Continue Reading →

Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti

Wow. I didn't realise it had been so long since I'd posted a recipe... but, I was playing around with some recipes the other day, so I have a new one for you! Biscotti is delicious Italian style biscuits. The thing about biscotti that sets it apart from normal biscuits is that it's baked twice.... Continue Reading →

The Price Guide to the Occult – Leslye Walton

Release date: 13 March 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Price Guide to the Occult blurb: "Disaster can come in all shapes and sizes. It's best to be prepared." – Rona Blackburn, witch All Nor Blackburn wants is to live an unremarkable teenage life on the sweet little touristy island she calls... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday – 7 Nov 2018

Hello booknerds! Starting from today I'm going to be taking part in WWW Wednesday! What is this, you ask? Well, it's a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What... Continue Reading →

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