Book Review: Sanctuary

Book Review: Sanctuary Sanctuary Written by V. V. James 320 pages Published by Gollancz Publication date: 8th August 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Four women with a secret. The death that will unravel their lives. The small town of Sanctuary is rocked by the death of its star quarterback. Daniel’s death looked like an accident, but…

Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place

Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place Into the Crooked Place Written by Alexandra Christo 496 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 8th October 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Into the Crooked Place begins a gritty two-book YA fantasy series from Alexandra Christo, the author of To Kill a Kingdom. The streets of Creije are for…

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness     I went a bit mad at the library today – whoops! Still, I am off for the summer holidays so I am hoping to surround myself with great books and have lots of enjoyable reads! Here are a few that I picked up today and am really looking…

Waiting on Wednesday: Harley in the Sky

Waiting on Wednesday: Harley in the Sky Harley in the Sky Written by Akemi Dawn Bowman ? pages Published by Simon Pulse Publication date: 10th March 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Harley Milano has dreamed of being a trapeze artist for as long as she can remember. With parents who run a famous circus in Las Vegas,…

Book Review: Invisible Women

Book Review: Invisible Women Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men Written by Caroline Criado Pérez 432 pages Published by Chatto and Windus Publication date: 7th March 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong…

Mini-Reviews: Greek Mythology

Mini-Reviews: Greek Mythology   When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts…

Six for Sunday: Perfect Pool Reads

Six for Sunday: Perfect Pool Reads   Oops, I’ve missed a few weeks of #SixforSunday and some great prompts too! This week the prompt is for six books that would be perfect to read next to the pool. I don’t think that I will be spending much time next to the pool this summer, but…

Library Loot: Bravery, Love and Loneliness

Library Loot: Bravery, Love and Loneliness   I’ve missed posting for a few weeks, but I have still been borrowing and reading lots of books from my library. Here’s what I picked up this week: Whispers in the Graveyard by Theresa Breslin They want me to join them. All I have to do is to…

How do you read so many books?

How do you read so many books? 8 ways you can read more! How do you read so much? This is question that I get a lot, especially after publishing a monthly round-up where I talk about everything I have read that month (click here to see July’s reads). So far this year I have…

July Round-Up

July Round-Up July has whooshed past and I cannot quite believe that it is already August! I only finished school yesterday! (The children finished last Wednesday on the 24th, but I’ve been in sorting out my classroom for next year). July has been a quiet month for me on the blog due to lots of…

Waiting on Wednesday: Winterwood

Waiting on Wednesday: Winterwood Winterwood Written by Shea Ernshaw 320 pages Published by Simon Pulse Publication date: 5th November 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wicked Deep comes a haunting romance set deep in the magical snow-covered forest, where the appearance of a mysterious boy unearths secrets that awakens the enchanted, but…

Book Review: My Fate According to the Butterfly

Book Review: My Fate According to the Butterfly   My Fate According to the Butterfly Written by Gail D. Villanueva 240 pages Published by Scholastic Press Publication date: 30th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Light and deep, smart and funny, crushing and hopeful all at the same time, My Fate According to the Butterfly will…