Llamas and Loafers: ‘The Bane Chronicles’ Book Review

My most unexpected favourite of 2021… Name: The Bane Chronicles Authors: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson Published: 2014 It’s not easy being Magnus Bane. As a warlock, he’s often called upon to fix the problems of others, his life has been long and his loves have been many. And Magnus has aContinue reading “Llamas and Loafers: ‘The Bane Chronicles’ Book Review”

Slooowww Burn: ‘Yes No Maybe So’ Book Review

Happy Ramadan to everyone celebrating! I’d been meaning to read Yes No Maybe So for weeks, so it seemed good timing to read a book set during Ramadan… during Ramadan. Literally the only things I knew going in was when it was set; that it was well received and co written by Becky Albertalli. WhichContinue reading “Slooowww Burn: ‘Yes No Maybe So’ Book Review”

The End Of The Grishaverse? Rule Of Wolves Review

Hanne Brum and Nina Zenik are my new OTP and they deserve all the waffles in the world. Name: Rule Of Wolves Author: Leigh Bardugo Published: 2021 The Demon King. As Fjerda’s massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm—and even the monster within—to win this fight. ButContinue reading “The End Of The Grishaverse? Rule Of Wolves Review”

Feel Good: You Should See Me In A Crown

Just as cute as it sounds… Name: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Published: 2020 Liz Lighty has always believed she’s too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it’s okay — Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell,Continue reading “Feel Good: You Should See Me In A Crown”

Comfort Books – They Both Die At The End

Seeing as it’s the weekend, I thought I’d try something different and subject you to the ranting of someone who’s just finished They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera… for the third or fourth time. I’ve lost count! Undeniably, it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read and is an ineffably beautifulContinue reading “Comfort Books – They Both Die At The End”

LGBT History Month Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves

Whilst I normally read a lot of LGBT books, I wanted to read something to celebrate history month in February. Honestly, I normally avoid LGBT romances set in the past because they never seem to end well (Song Of Achilles who?), but I thought this was a fitting time to read Lies We Tell Ourselves.Continue reading “LGBT History Month Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves”

❤️ ‘Love, Simon’ Cross-stitch ❤️

Can you spot the oreos? Hey! I’m continuing my cross-stitch collection, and today it’s Simon and Blue from Simon vs the Homosapiens Agenda. Or ‘Love, Simon’ depending on whether you prefer the film. And whilst I didn’t, I can see why they shortened the name! Recently, I’ve been talking quite a lot about the SimonverseContinue reading “❤️ ‘Love, Simon’ Cross-stitch ❤️”

Valentine’s Day Review: Love Creekwood

IT’S SO ADORABLE… and now I’m crying. Name: Love Creekwood Author: Becky Albertalli Published: 2021 Fall in love all over again with the characters from the bestselling Simonverse novels in this highly anticipated epilogue novella. It’s been more than a year since Simon and Blue turned their anonymous online flirtation into an IRL relationship, andContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Review: Love Creekwood”

2 AMAZING Arc Graphic Novels

So, as you might know, I’m pretty new to the whole ARC thing. Whilst it’s amazing to have all these gorgeous books available (and not so amazing that I now have deadlines for reading), I hadn’t yet hit a 5 star book. I hadn’t read an ARC that made me want to cry my eyesContinue reading “2 AMAZING Arc Graphic Novels”

Crier’s War’ Is Like Sapphic Star Wars: A Book Review

This was a disappointing read 🙁 Name: Crier’s War Author: Nina Varela Published: 2019 Impossible love between two girls —one human, one Made. A love that could birth a revolution. After the War of Kinds ravaged the kingdom of Rabu, the Automae, Designed to be the playthings of royals, took over the estates of their ownersContinue reading “Crier’s War’ Is Like Sapphic Star Wars: A Book Review”