Quite possibly one of my favourite things about being a reader is getting the chance to travel the world from the comfort of my couch! Over the past few years there have been an influx of books focusing on other cultures, whether its a retelling of a folklore or mythological tale or simply set in … Continue reading Travelling the world from my couch!
We all love a good baddie right? Whether they're an anti-hero or just downright evil, there are no shortage of villains in books nowadays. One thing that we generally don't get though is the baddies perspective. Why did they become evil, did they have a bad childhood, were they made that way by circumstances out … Continue reading S4S – Baddies who deserve their own story!
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading First Lines Friday!
All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. … Continue reading ARC Review Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson!
WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam over on Taking on a World of Words. The idea is pretty simple, every week you dedicate a post to the three W’s: What are you currently reading? What have you just finished reading? What are you going to read next? All I can say is can … Continue reading WWW Wednesday!
Whew this year is flying by! I cant believe its June already. I've had quite a fun filled year so far; I met Katherine Arden in Manchester *squeals*, went to see Kinky Boots the musical (which was awesome), went to my first blogging event at Gollancz publishing, got my hands on some awesome books and … Continue reading My top reads of 2019 so far!
I've been really happy with how these have turned out so far. Though I haven't managed to get rid of too many books off my TBR, it has given me the kick I needed to start picking some books up that I've had on there for far too long. What book has been on your … Continue reading Down the TBR hole #3
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading First Lines Friday
I've been nominated for another blogging award! I always get such a lovely feeling when I realise that people enjoy reading what I post, so Thank you to Dani @Mousaibooks for the nomination. (BTW you should go and check her blog out because she posts some awesome content.) The Rules Thank the person who nominated … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award!
When I first started reading what I would class as 'Adult' fiction, my choice of Genre was solely crime. I adored the who-dunnit aspect, and especially loved the kind of books where you could follow along with the investigation and make your own guesses as to who the killer is. However, at around 25, I … Continue reading Books from my favourite genre – Top Ten Tuesday