May Reading Round Up: All The Places I’ve Travelled To

This was not posted in June. Your eyes deceive you. I’ve never been to America. I’ve never been to Asia, or battle field, or dark space… but sometimes it feels like I have. It’s a cliché, but reading really does transport you. You can travel time and space to places you’ve never been or neverContinue reading “May Reading Round Up: All The Places I’ve Travelled To”

Can the narrator please shut up? ‘Aurora Rising’ Book Review

While the chatty, informal style is for fans of Percy Jackson, the main difference between Percy Jackson and Aurora Rising? Percy Jackson is actually funny… Name: Aurora Rising Author: Amie Kauffman and Jay Kristoff Published: 2019 The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupilContinue reading “Can the narrator please shut up? ‘Aurora Rising’ Book Review”

🪶 The Raven Boys Cross-stitch 🪶 

I lost the thread (literally and metaphorically), pricked my fingers and messed up the pattern too many times for this, so I hope you enjoy! Ever since I finished The Raven King (and subsequently binged all the released books in The Dream Thieves series) I’ve been in a reading slump: Maggie Steifvater’s world is unparalleled.Continue reading “🪶 The Raven Boys Cross-stitch 🪶 “

‘Lady Midnight’ Book Review: Is It Worth the hype?

In an unexpected plot twist, I actually ended up loving this book! Name: Lady Midnight Author: Cassandra Clare Published: 2016 It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bentContinue reading “‘Lady Midnight’ Book Review: Is It Worth the hype?”

Books That Made Me CRY: Afterlove

For fans of They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera and One Last Stop by Casey McQuinnston, Afterlove was one of the quirkiest and most devastating books I read in 2021. Name: Afterlove Author:Tanya Byrne Published: 2021 Ash Persaud is about to become a reaper in the afterlife, but she is determined toContinue reading “Books That Made Me CRY: Afterlove”

Rated E for Emotional: ‘The Nobleman’s Guide To Scandal And Shipwrecks’

A perfect ending to THE best historical young adult series. Ever. You can quote me on that. Book: The Nobleman’s Guide To Scandal and Shipwrecks Author: Mackenzie Lee Published: Nov 2021 Adrian Montague has a bright future. The sole heir to his father’s estate, he is an up and coming political writer and engaged toContinue reading “Rated E for Emotional: ‘The Nobleman’s Guide To Scandal And Shipwrecks’”

5 Short Books To Read To Finish Your Goodreads Challenge

How books do you have left in your Goodreads 2021 Reading Challenge? Three? Four? I’ve got six and I’m very aware of the time flying by until the new year. So if you’re like me and need some short books to read, have a look at this list! Have you read any of them? DoContinue reading “5 Short Books To Read To Finish Your Goodreads Challenge”

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”

🐺 Rule Of Wolves Cross-stitch 🐺

Nina and Hanne are one of my OTPs and they deserve all the waffles in the world. So I thought I’d try and stitch them! As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I got into cross-stitch over lockdown and have kept it up ever since. I’ve been really enjoying the total range of things you canContinue reading “🐺 Rule Of Wolves Cross-stitch 🐺”

Spoiler-Free Review! Any Way The Wind Blows

Words cannot express how much I love these characters. But I will try. Name: Any Way The Wind Blows Author: Rainbow Rowell Published: 6th July 2021 Any Way the Wind Blows takes the gang back to England, back to Watford, and back to their families for their longest and most emotionally wrenching adventure yet. For Simon,Continue reading “Spoiler-Free Review! Any Way The Wind Blows”