TikTok Sensation ‘Beach Bunny’: Live At Manchester O2 Ritz

With an electric performance at Manchester O2 Ritz, indie rock group Beach Bunny proved that they are a band to watch. I thought I’d mix it up a little and review a concert instead of a book this week. I was lucky enough to see TikTok Sensation Beach Bunny live last week and it wasContinue reading “TikTok Sensation ‘Beach Bunny’: Live At Manchester O2 Ritz”

Top Ten Tuesday 8/11/22: Series I’d Like To Finish

Can you sympathize with having a crazy TBR pile? This weeks Top Ten Tuesday prompt is about series you’re mid way through and I thought it would be a good chance to recap on series I’ve begun and never finished… And there’s a lot more than I originally thought! As always, this great tag wasContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday 8/11/22: Series I’d Like To Finish”

The Future Of The Murder Mystery? ‘The Appeal’ Review

Can you write a complex murder mystery only using emails? Well, the answer is yes and no… Name: The Appeal Author: Janice Hallet Published: 2021 In a town full of secrets… Someone was murdered. Someone went to prison. And everyone’s a suspect. Can you uncover the truth? Dear Reader – enclosed are all the documentsContinue reading “The Future Of The Murder Mystery? ‘The Appeal’ Review”

The Future Of Fantasy: ‘The Witch King’ Review

The Witch King is original. Truly something special. What makes it so different is… Name: The Witch King Author: H. E. Edgmon Published: June 2021 To save a fae kingdom, a trans witch must face his traumatic past and the royal fiancé he left behind. This debut YA fantasy will leave you spellbound. In Asalin,Continue reading “The Future Of Fantasy: ‘The Witch King’ Review”

LGBTQ+ Historical Icons Book Tag

This is so cool – I love that you can educate people and share book recommendations at the same time! I’m honoured to be nominated by the creator The Corner of Laura and you can find their post here. I think it’s so important to keep sharing queer books during and especially after June, toContinue reading “LGBTQ+ Historical Icons Book Tag”

Booktok Lied To Me: The Secret History Review

Did I enjoy The Secret History? No. But were the vibes immaculate? Yes. Name: The Secret History Author: Donna Tartt Published: 1997 Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away fromContinue reading “Booktok Lied To Me: The Secret History Review”

ARC Review: Not Good For Maidens

Not for the faint of hearts or weak of knees, this is an incredibly visceral, brutal book. In short: bi panic means aunt is nearly eaten by sexy goblins, while her ace niece uses ace superpowers to avoid goblin seduction… but her family cracks under weight of witchy lies. Name: Not Good For Maidens Author:Continue reading “ARC Review: Not Good For Maidens”

Gideon the Ninth Review… Take Two!

Brutal. This book is gloriously, gorgeously brutal – it takes no prisoners, and your breath away. Name: Gideon the Ninth (Locked Tomb Series: Book 1) Author: Tamsyn Muir Published: 2019 Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons,Continue reading “Gideon the Ninth Review… Take Two!”

TTT 30/8/22: Why Were These Books Banned? Should They Stay Banned?

Why are books banned? There’s certainly some crazy reasons out there. Whenever I see banned books lists, it often bugs me that it doesn’t say why they were banned in the first place. So, I thought I’d do some research for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday and compile a list for you! Reading banned booksContinue reading “TTT 30/8/22: Why Were These Books Banned? Should They Stay Banned?”

Books That Changed My Life: ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ Review

As much as I cringe to say it, this book changed my life. ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ came to me at a time when I really needed it. At once inspiration, education and aspirational, I have a lingering sense of empowerment and challenge from turning the final page. Name: Girl, Woman, Other Author: Bernadine Evaristo Published:Continue reading “Books That Changed My Life: ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ Review”