First Line Friday – 10th July

Welcome to my First Line Friday! This is my first time trying this book meme hosted by Wondering Words. Can you guess what book these opening lines are from? The Rules Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page Copy theContinue reading “First Line Friday – 10th July”

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”

Adult References You Missed in ‘The School for Good and Evil’

‘The School for Good and Evil’ by Somain Chainani. That Never ending series. Most of its reviews agree it’s aimed at primary schoolers, but I’m not sure. Read on for the adult references you missed reading the series as a kid. The School for Good and Evil The original! The first book in this (admittedlyContinue reading “Adult References You Missed in ‘The School for Good and Evil’”

Books I’m Too Chicken To Read

I like to think that I’m kind of tough when it comes to horror, but there are a few that are never happening. This was inspired by the tag for this week’s #TopTenTuesday, a book meme held over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Are there any books that you’re too chicken to read? Or haveContinue reading “Books I’m Too Chicken To Read”

I’ve never read a book with such a ‘The Smiths’ vibe

Do you ever find a song that just sums up a book? Not always. But sometimes it just clicks, in fact I try and put a song on all my reviews but its often quite hard! A few months ago, I read All the Places I’ve Cried in Public and there was a lot ofContinue reading “I’ve never read a book with such a ‘The Smiths’ vibe”

Am I the only person who hated this book?

Name: Every Day Author: David Levithan Published: 2012 Song: Nightswimming by REM Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which toContinue reading “Am I the only person who hated this book?”

😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books πŸ˜

Do you ever turn to the cover of a book and start internally screaming (occaisonally externally)? Sometimes this may be to mourn the death of my favourite character, or as a kind of shield between me and any cringeness occuring inside, but often it’s beacause the cover is so beautiful. So today I’m counting downContinue reading “😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books πŸ˜”

2 Star Review: I Am Not a Number

Name: I Am Not A Number Author: Lisa Heathfield Published: 2019 They promised to make the country better for everyone. They didn’t promise this. The Traditionals have been voted to lead the country, winning people over with talks of healing a broken society, of stronger families and safer streets. They promised a happier future forContinue reading “2 Star Review: I Am Not a Number”