Reviewing ‘Love, Frankie’ (she doesn’t go to Hollywood)

Do you know the feeling when you’ve outgrown one of your favourite childhood authors? No? Good – it’s not nice. Name: Love Frankie Author: Jacqueline Wilson Published: 2020 Frankie is nearly fourteen and teenage life certainly comes with its ups and downs. Her mum is seriously ill with MS and Frankie can feel herself growingContinue reading “Reviewing ‘Love, Frankie’ (she doesn’t go to Hollywood)”

It Only Happens In The Movies

This was not what I expected at all. Name: It Only Happens In The Movies Author: Holly Bourne Published: 2017 Audrey is over romance. Since her parents’ relationship imploded her mother’s been catatonic, so she takes a cinema job to get out of the house. But there she meets wannabe film-maker Harry. Nobody expects AudreyContinue reading “It Only Happens In The Movies”

Top Ten Tuesday: Predicting Plots Of Books On My TBR

Hey everyone! This week’s prompt was a cover freebie, so I figured I’d try and tackle something I know I do every time I buy a new book! The tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. If you’ve given it a go,Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Predicting Plots Of Books On My TBR”

Gideon the Ninth

Name: Gideon the Ninth 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, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword,Continue reading “Gideon the Ninth”


This is my 50th post! Thankyou to everyone who has supported me over the last few years, all your comments and love means the world to me 🙂 Travel literature is not normally my scene. But lockdown has us all doing things out of our comfort zone – be it having our hair cut byContinue reading “MINI REVIEW: Down Under”

One Day

Name: One Day Author: David Nicholls Published: 2009 Song: Yesterday by the Beatles 15th July 1988: Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways. So where will they be on this one day next year? And the year after that? And everyContinue reading “One Day”

Red, White and Royal Blue: Is it Worth the Hype?

I’ve finally finished this stupid book! It was only supposed to take one blog, but I had so many thoughts I wrote a Part 1 and Part 2 as I went along. Check them out! However this will make sense if you want to read this first and take a look at them later. Name:Continue reading “Red, White and Royal Blue: Is it Worth the Hype?”

Red, White and Royal Blue: Part 2

I’m back! And on about page 200 of ‘Red, White and Royal Blue’. I’ve already done a (pretty ruthless) blog on my first impressions of it but I’m happy to say that it seems to be getting better. But how long will that last with Casey McQuinnston… Everything escalated quickly: from my expectations of itContinue reading “Red, White and Royal Blue: Part 2”

Red, White and Royal Blue: Part 1

Hey guys! You’ll probably be hearing a lot more from me in the weeks to come (one of the few perks of self isolation) so here I am now, with a breakdown of where I’m up to in ‘Red, White and Royal Blue’ by Casey McQuinnston. Make sure you look after yourself and your friendsContinue reading “Red, White and Royal Blue: Part 1”

MINI REVIEW: There is a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom

I thought this book was about a trans boy. Yeah, it’s not, (although we so need more trans characters in kids books.) However, take a look at these covers: can you see how I made my mistake? ‘There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom’ is actually about this boy called Bradley who nobody wants toContinue reading “MINI REVIEW: There is a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom”