Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Loved but Never Reviewed

Hey everyone! Top Ten Tuesdays is one of my favourite book tags (AKA the only one I really follow), and I thought that the prompt for this week was a great idea. If you’ve tried it, feel free to link your post in the comments and I’ll try and check them out. Have you readContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Loved but Never Reviewed”

Summer Reading Challenge 2020 (original)

Hey everyone! For a few weeks I have been looking for a summer reading challenge, but all the ones I found had started a while ago or had too many categories (I’m very aware that it’s nearly August). So I thought: why not do one myself? This is my first original book tag, and I’dContinue reading “Summer Reading Challenge 2020 (original)”

The Tattooist Of Auschwitz

Name: The Tattooist Of Auschwitz Author: Heather Morris Published: 2018  I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival – scratching numbers into his fellow victims’ arms in indelible ink toContinue reading “The Tattooist Of Auschwitz”

What Classics And Marmite Have In Common

Do you like classics? I’d love to be the sort of person whose shelves are full of Charles Dickens and George Orwells in fancy covers, but I really don’t have the patience. Or the money. Unpopular Opinion: not every timeless classic is ageless. Sadly, we did reach an era where we stopped using ‘thee’ andContinue reading “What Classics And Marmite Have In Common”

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”

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”

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”

They Both Die at the End

Name: They Both Die at the End Author: Adam Silvera Published: 2017 On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They’re going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they’re both looking to make a new friendContinue reading “They Both Die at the End”

Top Ten Titles That Would Make Great Bands

Top Ten Tuesdays are hosted on That Artsy Reader Girl and the theme for Tuesday 21st April 2020 is ‘Top Ten Titles That Would Make Great Bands’. I gave it a go with my good friend over at Wacky Words; she has a great account on Instagram posting stories and book reviews. Check it out!Continue reading “Top Ten Titles That Would Make Great Bands”

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”