Everything Wrong With ‘The Clockwork Angel’

It was like Terminator… if Terminator was a book set in Victorian London and they stopped during each fight to discuss what they had learned. Name: Clockwork Angel Author: Cassandra Clare Published: 2010 Something terrifying is waiting for Tessa Gray in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. TessaContinue reading “Everything Wrong With ‘The Clockwork Angel’”

#TTT: Ranking Fictional Simons (and real ones. I ran out)

Hey everyone! This week’s prompt was about longest book titles, but I wasn’t having much inspiration. I’d been naively thinking for a while that there’s a lot of Simons in literature (I really should have counted past four…) and thought I could do it for TTT. It’s a tenuous link, I know, but who doesn’tContinue reading “#TTT: Ranking Fictional Simons (and real ones. I ran out)”

When You Wait Two Years For A Cover Reveal And It’s Ugly

Any Way the Wind Blows by Rainbow Rowell. It’s finally happening. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that Carry On by Rainbow Rowell is one of my favourite books. If you haven’t heard of it, shame on you you can find what it’s about and why I love it here.Continue reading “When You Wait Two Years For A Cover Reveal And It’s Ugly”

Cutest Halloween Read: Pumpkinheads

I just want to live this book. Name: Pumpkinheads Author: Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks Published: 2019 Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world (not many people know that the best pumpkin patch in theContinue reading “Cutest Halloween Read: Pumpkinheads”

Summer Reading Challenge Results! (original)

So, what seems like a crazily long time ago, I started looking for a summer reading challenge. I’d seen some that looked really fun, but all the ones I found had already started or had too many categories (I’m painfully aware I basically started it in August). So I thought: why not do one myself?Continue reading “Summer Reading Challenge Results! (original)”

Top Ten Tuesday: Guess The Books From The Quotes

Hey everyone! This week’s prompt was all about top quotes for book lovers. The tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. I found my favourite quotes of all time and wondered if you knew them too, but there’s some clues to helpContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Guess The Books From The Quotes”

You Must Read ‘I Wish You All the Best’

Name: I Wish You All the Best Author: Mason Deaver Published: 2019 When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary, they’re thrown out of their house and forced to move in with their estranged older sister, Hannah, and her husband, Thomas, whom Ben has never even met. Struggling with an anxiety disorderContinue reading “You Must Read ‘I Wish You All the Best’”

Predicting Plots On My (Uncontrollable) TBR Pile

Do you ever buy books? Because I have. A lot. And now I’m thinking I have once or twice too many… You guys seemed to like it when I did this last time, so here is my complete TBR pile (for the moment) and my expectations/predictions of each one! Hit the follow button to keepContinue reading “Predicting Plots On My (Uncontrollable) TBR Pile”

Reviewing ‘Clap When You (don’t) Land’

I wanted to love this. Name: Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Published: 2020 Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people… InContinue reading “Reviewing ‘Clap When You (don’t) Land’”