Netgalley Tag: Book Review secrets revealed!

Netgalley Tag Have you ever used Netgalley? Have you read and reviewed many books through the website? What do you like and dislike about it? How many books do you currently have on your Netgalley shelf? Let me know in the comments! Auto-Approved: Who is one author whose books you automatically want to read, regardless…

Book Review: Witch for a Week

Witch for a Week Written by Kaye Umansky Illustrated by Ashley King 182 pages Published by Simon and Schuster UK Publication date: 5th October 2017 Summary (from Goodreads): ‘A Bewitching tale, charmingly told and is certain to delight any witch in the making’ M.G, Leonard, award-winning author of Beetle Boy  ‘A gorgeous story that bubbles…

Waiting on Wednesday: Spin the Dawn

Spin the Dawn Written by Elizabeth Lim 400 pages Published by Knopf Publication date: 30th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three…

Library Loot: Fantasy, Intrigue and Misunderstandings

Library Loot: Fantasy, Intrigue and Misunderstandings Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it…

Six for Sunday: Bookish Wishes

Six for Sunday: Bookish Wishes We’re nearly two weeks into 2019 already and I still can’t quite get my head around it…how has 2019 been treating you so far? I have though a little about my goals for this year in my 2019 Goals and New Year’s Bookish Resolutions but this week the theme for…

5 ways blogging makes you better

I’m really loving my ‘listicle’-type posts recently! This is the first time I’ve tried out such a ‘click-baity’ title though… Anyway, on with the post… It used to be that blogging was a slightly geeky hobby, but it is now becoming more mainstream and a great opportunity to develop or showcase your skills. Here are…

New Year’s Bookish Resolutions

New Year’s Bookish Resolutions I saw this over on Amy’s blog Golden Books Girl and thought it looked like fun so I have shamelessly nicked it! Let me know if any of your resolutions match up with mine! 1. An Author You’d Like To Read That You’ve Never Read Until recently this was Leigh Bardugo,…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Priory of the Orange Tree

The Priory of the Orange Tree Written by Samantha Shannon 848 pages Published by Bloomsbury Publication date: 26th February 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a…

Book Review: The Gilded Wolves

The Gilded Wolves Written by Roshani Chokshi 464 pages Published by Wednesday Books Publication date: 15th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Set in a darkly glamorous world, The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous but thrilling adventure. Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition…

Book Review: The Girl King

The Girl King Written by Mimi Yu 496 pages Published by Gollancz/ Orion Publishing Publication date: 10th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Sisters Lu and Min have always understood their places as princesses of the Empire. Lu knows she is destined to become the dynasty’s first female ruler, while Min is resigned to a life…

Six for Sunday: New Year, New Books!

Six for Sunday: New Year, New Books! Welcome back to Six for Sunday! I missed quite a few of these at the end of 2018 due to life getting busy and a nasty cold that laid me low for a while. One of my resolutions for 2019 is to be be more organised with getting…