Book Review: The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo

Publisher: Egmont BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: May 3rd, 2018 Rating: 5/5 Stars I read this book in 24 hours. I absolutely devoured this, and that’s not something I would normally do. This book is all about voice, and Xiomara’s voice is truly and utterly, fully bought to life here in a really unique way. I’m justContinue reading “Book Review: The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo”

That Dreaded TBR #17

With everything going on offline for me the last few weeks, I haven’t really been doing much with the blog except posting reviews. But things have settled, so I’m back with another installment of That Dreaded TBR. Let’s see how many we can remove today. We’re currently on books that were added to my GoodreadsContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #17”

WriteReads Blog Tour: Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone

Blurb Twelve years ago my life began again. But it was a lie. With the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room, Mirrorland is the story of twin sisters, the man they both love, and the dark childhood they can’t leave behind. Cat lives in Los Angeles, about as farContinue reading “WriteReads Blog Tour: Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone”

Book Review: A Vow So Bold and Deadly – Brigid Kemmerer

Publisher: Bloomsbury YAFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: January 26th, 2021 Rating: 4/5 Stars Reviews for: A Curse So Dark and Lonely / A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Yes I am trying out a banner – I’d love to hear if you like or hate it!) I really wasn’t sure what to expect going into the finalContinue reading “Book Review: A Vow So Bold and Deadly – Brigid Kemmerer”

WriteReads Blog Tour: Instructions for Dancing – Nicola Yoon

Blurb #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun is Also a Star Nicola Yoon is back with a new and utterly unique romance. Evie is disillusioned about love ever since her dad left her mum for another woman – she’s even throwing out her beloved romance novel collection. When she’s given a copy of a bookContinue reading “WriteReads Blog Tour: Instructions for Dancing – Nicola Yoon”

That Dreaded TBR #16

It is Monday, which means…another dive down the rabbit hole. I think once I hit 20 of these I’m going to just take a short break, try to put something else out instead. But I do find these quite fun to do, and it is helping me taking books off my TBR, which is good.Continue reading “That Dreaded TBR #16”

Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1

Publisher: Titan ComicsFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: September 30th, 2015 Rating: 4/5 Stars Every so often, what feels like an extremely long time ago now, I’d pick up the Doctor Who magazine and read about the series, the cast, old episodes I’d never seen. But my favourite part of the magazine was always the comic in theContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Archives Omnibus Vol. 1”

That Dreaded TBR #15

We’re shifting a bit more into horror here, though we’re still with the books I added in July 2013. It seems like such a long time ago, so let’s see how much my tastes have changed in the years since. Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four / Part Five / Part SixContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #15”

That Dreaded TBR #14

Here we go again down the TBR, this is like a rabbit hole I can’t quite pull myself out of by this point. But we’ve already reduced the TBR a fair bit, and I’m excited to see if we can get rid of any more today, or what still catches my interest after all theseContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #14”

Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back

Publisher: Cornerstone DigitalFormat: MOBIRelease Date: November 12th, 2020 Rating: 3/5 Stars Thank you to Cornerstone for providing me with this ebook via NetGalley. Views remain my own, of course! Some of the stories in this anthology are absolutely excellent. Some…really fall flat. It’s a shame. The first few were good enough I immediately got aContinue reading “Book Review: From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back”