Top Ten Tuesday: Guess The Books From The Quotes

Hey everyone! This week’s prompt was all about top quotes for book lovers. The tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. I found my favourite quotes of all time and wondered if you knew them too, but there’s some clues to helpContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Guess The Books From The Quotes”

Reviewing ‘Clap When You (don’t) Land’

I wanted to love this. Name: Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Published: 2020 Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people… InContinue reading “Reviewing ‘Clap When You (don’t) Land’”

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”

#Cinema Sunday: Umbrella Academy vs Monty Python

Hey everyone! Today, I thought I’d take a step back from books (shocking, I know) to review my top TV show and film from this week. Cinema Sunday is a really fun tag hosted over at Escape 2 Fiction and I thought I’d give it a go. Have you seen any of these? What areContinue reading “#Cinema Sunday: Umbrella Academy vs Monty Python”

Top Ten Tuesday: Questions For My Favourite Authors

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 looked so fun. The tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. If you’ve givenContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Questions For My Favourite Authors”

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)”

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”