Everyone Should Read ‘I Wish You All the Best’

Name: I Wish You All the Best Author: Mason Deaver Published: 2019 When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary, they’re thrown out of their house and forced to move in with their estranged older sister, Hannah, and her husband, Thomas, whom Ben has never even met. Struggling with an anxiety disorderContinue reading “Everyone Should Read ‘I Wish You All the Best’”

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”

Badass Bone Nuns: Harrow the Ninth Review

Hey everyone! I went back to school this week, (which was very strange) but I’ll be posting less frequently. Hope you enjoy 🙂 Name: Harrow the Ninth Author: Tamsyn Muir Published: 2020 She answered the Emperor’s call.She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.In victory, her world has turned to ash. HarrowharkContinue reading “Badass Bone Nuns: Harrow the Ninth Review”

#S4S: Harry Potter Characters That Deserved Better

Snape is not on this list. The original prompt for this week was ‘clever characters’, but that didn’t give me much inspiration. Then, I thought of ‘Charatcers that deserved better’… but baisically all of my characters were by J.K Rowling. So, now I bring you six Harry Potter characters that deserved so much more –Continue reading “#S4S: Harry Potter Characters That Deserved Better”

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Name: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Published: 2012 A book hasn’t left me this… shook up in a long time. Dante can swim. Ari can’t. Dante is articulate and self-assured. Ari has a hard time with words and suffers from self-doubt. Dante gets lost in poetry andContinue reading “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

1920s Quaranteens: ‘In The Shadow Of Blackbirds’ Review

This is one of those books you find in the back of a Charity Shop… that’s surprisingly good. Name: In The Shadow Of Blackbirds Author: Cat Winters Published: 2013 In 1918, the world seems on the verge of apocalypse. Americans roam the streets in gauze masks to ward off the deadly Spanish influenza, and theContinue reading “1920s Quaranteens: ‘In The Shadow Of Blackbirds’ Review”

One Time the Film Was Better than the Book (Yes I said It)

The book is always better than the film, right? That’s a rule I almost always live by. But there are some exceptions (I binged the Netflix version of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events during lockdown, and I hate to admit I preferred it to the books. At least in this, Snicket’s lengthy explanationsContinue reading “One Time the Film Was Better than the Book (Yes I said It)”

Clary Fray Is Not My Bae (City of Bones Review)

I finally started ‘The Mortal Instruments’… and I hate it. Name: City of Bones Author: Cassandra Clare Published: 2007 When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarreContinue reading “Clary Fray Is Not My Bae (City of Bones Review)”

King of Scars

Name: King Of Scars Author: Leigh Bardugo Published: 2019 Face your demons . . . or feed them. Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war – and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at hisContinue reading “King of Scars”

Leah On The Offbeat vs What If Its Us

Hey everyone! So, I read both of these books recently (although not that recently. My to – review pile is massive) and as they’re of a similar genre, I thought I’d pit them against each other: Leah On the Offbeat When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat- but real life isn’tContinue reading “Leah On The Offbeat vs What If Its Us”