Audiobook Review: How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Narrated by: Rosie JonesPublisher: Simon Schuster Audio UKGenre: Rom-ComFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: January 1st, 2016 Rating: 1/5 Stars This is going to be a bit of a ranty review, I’m afraid. And it might possibly be one of my harshest reviews to date, but if this is a book you’ve been eying up, I’d actually recommendContinue reading “Audiobook Review: How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto”

Book Review: If Only You by Chloe Liese

Format: ebookRelease Date: April 11th, 2023Age: AdultGenre: RomanceGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars Thank you to Penguin for providing me a copy of this book – views remain my own. This is book #6 in the Bergman Brothers series, but if – like me – you haven’t read the first five, you can still dive into thisContinue reading “Book Review: If Only You by Chloe Liese”

Book Review: Everything Is Beautiful by Eleanor Ray

Format: PaperbackRelease Date: February 4th, 2021Age: AdultGenre: ContemporaryGoodreads Rating: 2/5 Stars I didn’t enjoy this as much as I thought I would. If I’m honest, parts of it were downright messy, and it couldn’t seem to decide what genre it wanted to slot into it. I’m all for blending genres, but it’s done in suchContinue reading “Book Review: Everything Is Beautiful by Eleanor Ray”

Audiobook Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Narrated by: Elizabeth Acevedo and Melania-Luisa MarteGenre: ContemporaryAge: YAPublisher: Hot Key BooksFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: May 5th, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Stars This book is beautiful, a novel-in-verse that was absolutely great to listen to as an audiobook. The two narrators here bounce off each other really well, and the characters of Camino and Yahaira shine throughContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo”

Blogmas Day 28: The Sh!te Before Christmas by Serena Terry

Publisher: HarperCollinsFormat: ebookRelease Date: November 10th, 2022Genre: Contemporary- HumourGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars I received this book from HarperCollins via NetGalley – views remain my own. I hadn’t heard of Serena Terry, Mammy Banter, or The Secret Life of an Uncool Mum before picking up The Sh!te Before Christmas, and I actually knew very little aboutContinue reading “Blogmas Day 28: The Sh!te Before Christmas by Serena Terry”

BBNYA Spotlight: The Darlings by Angela Jackson

This year, the Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA) is celebrating the 50 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 10Continue reading “BBNYA Spotlight: The Darlings by Angela Jackson”

Top Ten Tuesday: School Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s prompt is school freebie, a topic to tieContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: School Freebie”

Book Review: Fight Night by Miriam Toews

Publisher: Faber and FaberFormat: ebookRelease Date: March 8th, 2022Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars I haven’t read anything by Toews until Fight Night, but this book has definitely made me more interested in reading more from her. Swiv, nine-years-old and living in Toronto, is tasked by her grandmother to write to Swiv’s absent father. In Swiv’s voice,Continue reading “Book Review: Fight Night by Miriam Toews”

Book Review: #TheLeftoverBride by Elodie Nowodazkij

Format: DigitalRelease Date: September 14th, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars Wedding dress designed Sorcha O’Conner didn’t expect to go viral, but thanks to her fiancé stranding her at the altar, she’s become #TheLeftoverBride. That and a series of other unfortunate events have convinced the public her dresses are cursed. To focus on something else, she createsContinue reading “Book Review: #TheLeftoverBride by Elodie Nowodazkij”

Book Review: The Lost Language of Crazy – Pamela L. Laskin

Publisher: Atmosphere PressFormat: MOBIRelease Date: November 2nd, 2021 Rating: 2/5 Stars Thank you to Atmosphere Press for providing me with a copy of this book via NetGalley. All views remain my own. I was really keen to check this book out, especially after seeing the premise. There are a lot of themes just mentioned inContinue reading “Book Review: The Lost Language of Crazy – Pamela L. Laskin”