Worth The Hype? Serpent and Dove Review

The definition of a bingeable book. Name: Serpent & Dove Author: Shelby Mahurin Published: 2019 Song: Any song by Lou Reed (Get it! Get it!) Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches likeContinue reading “Worth The Hype? Serpent and Dove Review”

5 Star Book Review: She Who Became The Sun

I genuinely can’t praise this book enough. Name: She Who Became The Sun Author: Shelley Parker-Chan Released: May 2021 She’ll change the world to survive her fate . . . In Mongol-occupied imperial China, a peasant girl refuses her fate of an early death. Stealing her dead brother’s identity to survive, she rises from monkContinue reading “5 Star Book Review: She Who Became The Sun”

#TTT Pet Peeves: Maps in Books ANSWERS!

For this week’s TTT, I got you to guess which books some maps were form (here’s a link to the post if you missed it!). And here are the answers 🙂 A big shoutout to the hosts of these blogs below for the most correct guessed! As promised, I’ve linked up their sites so youContinue reading “#TTT Pet Peeves: Maps in Books ANSWERS!”

#TTT Pet Peeves: Maps in Books

Can you guess what books these maps are from? Let me know in the comments! I’ll post answers tomorrow with shoutouts for the most correct 🙂As always, this great tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Today’s prompt is about pet peeves, and whilst I canContinue reading “#TTT Pet Peeves: Maps in Books”

#TTT: Book To Film Adaptations Hall Of Fame

As always, this great tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Today’s prompt is a free for all, so I thought I’d look at some of my favourite book to film adaptations! It’s so hard to compare books and films because they are such different consumingContinue reading “#TTT: Book To Film Adaptations Hall Of Fame”

Dark Academia For Spooky Season

The universal truth: if Summer is for swoon-worthy romances and Winter is for heartwarming, cosy mysteries, then Autumn is the season of Dark Academia novels. While I haven’t read that many Dark Academia novels, here are some of my favourite. What are yours? Have you read any of these? Let me know in the comments!Continue reading “Dark Academia For Spooky Season”

Recent Release Reviews: Ace Of Spades

Okay, Ace Of Spades was ‘recently released’ when I planned this post, but I forgot to factor in the time it would take to actually read and then review it. And… now it’s September. But that in no way takes away from how spine chillingly brilliant Ace Of Spades was. Name: Ace Of Spades Author:Continue reading “Recent Release Reviews: Ace Of Spades”

Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating

I have decided that Irish YA sapphic romances are my new favourite genre. (*Cough* read The Falling In Love Montage by Ciara Smyth *cough*). Name: Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating Author: Adiba Jaigirdar Published: May 2021 Everyone likes Humaira “Hani” Khan—she’s easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. ButContinue reading “Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating”

Discussion: 5 stars versus 4.5 stars?

Hello tiny people inside the internet! I need some advice. I’ve read a lot of books recently that have been very, very brilliant… in the last 25%, and a solid 3 or 4 stars for the rest. So what do I rate it? Or, I have no faults with the book, but it still doesn’tContinue reading “Discussion: 5 stars versus 4.5 stars?”