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”

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”

One Last Stop: Is It Worth The Hype?

YES, YES, A MILLION TIMES YES. Name: One Last Stop Author: Casey McQuiston Published: 2021 For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine howContinue reading “One Last Stop: Is It Worth The Hype?”

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”

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”

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”

The Night Circus

Only Erin Morgenstern could make me smile so much with just ‘The circus arrives without warning‘. Name: The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Published: 2011 The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience fullContinue reading “The Night Circus”

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”