Book Review: The Court of Miracles – Kester Grant

Publisher: HarperVoyagerFormat: MOBIRelease Date: 19th June, 2020Genre: Historical Fantasy – Young Adult Rating: 5/5 Stars Thank you to HarperVoyager for providing a copy of this book via NetGalley. I was super excited to dive into this book, having heard so many good things about it. It’s been on my radar since I first heard aboutContinue reading “Book Review: The Court of Miracles – Kester Grant”

BBNYA Spotlight Tour: The Knight’s Daughter – S.H. Cooper

Self-PublishedRelease Date: March 30th, 2020Length: 271 Pages Blurb Fourteen-year-old Mary McThomas is being raised a lady, but she knows she was born to be a knight. It’s an impossible dream, one that almost costs her father his life. After an ambush on their village leaves him gravely wounded, Mary is willing to do anything toContinue reading “BBNYA Spotlight Tour: The Knight’s Daughter – S.H. Cooper”

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”

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”

Things to Do Before the End of the World – Emily Barr [WriteReads Blog Tour]

Blurb A timely and powerful coming-of-age thriller from the bestselling author of The One Memory of Flora Banks. *** What would you do when you hear the news that humans have done such damage to the earth that there might only be a limited amount of safe air left – a year’s worth at most?You’dContinue reading “Things to Do Before the End of the World – Emily Barr [WriteReads Blog Tour]”

Book Review: Concrete Rose – Angie Thomas

Publisher: Walker BooksFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: January 12th, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars On the Come Up Review Is three books too early to call an author one of the greatest of their generation? Because after Concrete Rose, I really think Angie Thomas is. And she’s apparently working on a Fantasy novel, which has made me soContinue reading “Book Review: Concrete Rose – Angie Thomas”

Book Review: What Beauty There Is – Cory Anderson

Publisher: PenguinFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: April 6th, 2021 Rating: 3/5 Stars Blog Tour Review For those who caught my stop on the blog tour for this book, you’ll know that at the time of posting I hadn’t actually finished the whole book. Well, now I have, so I thought best to provide a sort of ‘secondContinue reading “Book Review: What Beauty There Is – Cory Anderson”

Twisted Tales: Unbirthday – Liz Braswell

Publisher: Autumn PublishingFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: September 1st, 2020 Rating: 4/5 Stars If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know I absolutely adore the Twisted Tales series from Disney. This series takes a key moment in a Disney film and twists it just slightly, sometimes changing the ending of the story, altering itContinue reading “Twisted Tales: Unbirthday – Liz Braswell”

On ‘Guilty Pleasure’ Reading

We love books, right? Otherwise you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog. And something I see often – especially among women readers – is that habit of saying they particularly enjoy this genre, or this series, or this author, or this book, but they stumble over the words and add on the end, like anContinue reading “On ‘Guilty Pleasure’ Reading”

Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars #2) – Elizabeth Lim [Books]

Genre: Fantasy – Romance – Young AdultPublisher: Random House I thought this series was a trilogy, but it’s not, it’s a duology, which means this book is the conclusion to the story which started in Spin the Dawn. If you’ve been following me for a while, you probably know how much I loved that book, andContinue reading “Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars #2) – Elizabeth Lim [Books]”