Six for Sunday: Books that made me laugh

I know that I’m a week behind with the prompts, but I found it easier to think of books for this prompt than ‘books that made me angry’. I will catch up at some point! Here are the six books I have chosen which have actually made me laugh out loud at some point: The…

Waiting on Wednesday: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Written by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman, Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Renee Ahdieh, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Cindy Pon, Alyssa Wong, Sona Charaipotra , Aisha Saeed , Lori M. Lee , Shveta Thakrar , Preeti Chhibber , E.C. Myers , Rahul Kanakia  336 pages Published by Greenwillow Books…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 4

Green Books Stack, Part 4 How many green books do you have on your shelves? This was the second-hardest colour to gather for me (the hardest was pink!) Check out the Red, Orange and Yellow piles by clicking on those colours. Check out the Part 1, 2 and 3 of the Green stack by clicking…

Book rainbow: Green Books Part 1

Book Rainbow: Green Books (Part 1) Continuing with the bookshelf tour with my stack of green books – check out red, orange and yellow books by clicking on each colour. The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales,  illustrated by Arthur Rackham Originally titled Children’s and Household Tales, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales contains the essential bedtime stories…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Gloaming

The Gloaming Written by Kirsty Logan 256 pages Published by RandomHouse UK/ Vintage Publishing Publication date: 19th April 2018 Genre: Magical Realism, Fantasy, Literary Fiction Age range: 13+ Summary (from Goodreads): Mara’s island is one of stories and magic. She knows she’ll eventually end her days atop the cliff, turned to stone and gazing out…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 3

Back with more books from the bookshelf – continuing with the next 4 yellow books on my shelves. (See Red, Orange and Yellow Part 1 and 2) Love that Dog by Sharon Creech “I guess it does look like a poem when you see it typed up like that.” Jack hates poetry. Only girls write…

Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom

To Kill a Kingdom Written by Alexandra Christo 342 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 6th March 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate…

Waiting on Wednesday: To Kill a Kingdom

To Kill a Kingdom Written by Alexandra Christo Published by Hot Key Books (Bonnier Zaffre) Publication date: 6th March 2018 Genre: Fantasy Age range: 13+ Summary (from Goodreads): Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea….

Happy book birthday!

I don’t know what it is about the 8th February but there are an insane number of brilliant books out today from various publishers. I’m guessing it must be that they have realized that all of us bookworms are in need of a pick-me-up! I mean, it’s February – it’s cold and grey, Christmas cheer…

Book Review: Folk

  Folk Written by Zoe Gilbert 256 pages Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Publication date: 8th February 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Every year they gather, while the girls shoot their arrows and the boys hunt them out. The air is riddled with spiteful shadows – the wounds and fears and furies of a village year. On…