That Dreaded TBR #20

I’m back with another instance of That Dreaded TBR. After this one I’m going to take just a little break from this one and work on some other content! Last week I managed to remove four of the five books, which is great. Hopefully this week I can remove a few more! Part One /Continue reading “That Dreaded TBR #20”

Book Review: Hidden Valley Road – Robert Kolker

Publisher: Quercus BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: 9th April, 2020Genre: Non-Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars This is a difficult book to read, with a lot of truly gut wrenching and heart-breaking moments. It is not an easy read, and if you are thinking of picking it up, I would suggest checking content warnings and being aware going inContinue reading “Book Review: Hidden Valley Road – Robert Kolker”

That Dreaded TBR #19

I am back with another dive into my way too long TBR. This week, we’re sitting quite comfortably in August 2013. Last time, I only managed to get rid of one book out of the five, so hopefully I’ll do better today! Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four / Part Five /Continue reading “That Dreaded TBR #19”

Topic: How Not to Treat Reviewers

This is something that has been bugging me for a while, and I’m sure I’m not the only blogger out there who gets frustrated. After all, blogging/reviewing is often not very rewarding. Don’t get me wrong, I love getting to read arcs, and writing about books, but we often do this for free, usually atContinue reading “Topic: How Not to Treat Reviewers”

That Dreaded TBR #18

Another Monday, another instance of my attempts to whittle down my Goodreads ‘want to read’ shelf. Once I hit 20, I’m going to take a little break from this and have something else in the works to post between reviews. Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four / Part Five / Part SixContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #18”

Book Review: Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth Macneal

Publisher: PicadorFormat: HardcoverRelease Date: 13th May, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars I originally received a digital arc of this book from NetGalley, however as Griffin Books were doing an event to celebrate the release, my wonderful boyfriend got me a ticket to the virtual event, which came with a copy of the book! Definitely check themContinue reading “Book Review: Circus of Wonders – Elizabeth Macneal”

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”