April Round -Up

April Round-Up Welcome back to the April edition of my monthly round-ups! Can you believe that we’re now a third of the way through 2019? I don’t know where the time has gone! How has 2019 been treating you so far? Check out my monthly round-ups for January, February and March. Books read Total: 37…

5 Popular YA books that I haven’t read yet

Popular YA books that I haven’t read yet Have you read any of these books? Which should I read first? How many books have you picked up because of seeing a picture of it on Instagram, spotting a tweet on Twitter or seeing it in the window of a bookshop? How many have you picked…

Waiting on Wednesday: Rumblestar

Waiting on Wednesday: Rumblestar Rumblestar Written by Abi Elphinstone 336 pages Published by Simon and Schuster UK Publication date: 30th May 2019 Summary (From publisher’s website/ Goodreads): ‘Imaginative, adventurous and wonderful’ Robin Stevens, author of A Murder Most Unladylike series  ‘The Unmapped Chronicles series is irresistible’ Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe ‘Abi Elphinstone…

Books I Want to Read But Don’t Want to Read Yet…

Books I Want to Read But Don’t Want to Read Yet… Hello everybody and Happy Thursday! Today, I’m going to be doing the Books I Want to Read tag, which I found on Amy’s blog. @GoldenBooksGirl. When I first saw this title I simply thought, “What? Don’t you mean every book that has been written,…

Book Review: Ayesha at Last

Book Review: Ayesha at Last Ayesha at Last Written by Uzma Jalaluddin 368 pages Published by Corvus Publication date: 4th April 2019 Summary(from Goodreads): A big-hearted, captivating, modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice, with hijabs instead of top hats and kurtas instead of corsets. AYESHA SHAMSI has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a…

February Round-Up

February Round-Up Yes, I know that this is very very late (it’s April!) but I still wanted to highlight some amazing books I read during this month, even if it was rather a quiet month on the blogging front due to me having surgery and moving house. See my January Round-Up See my round-up for…

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge Why am I attempting to do this reading challenge? I am terrible at completing reading challenges because I am a complete mood reader and therefore struggle to read books as soon as I have told myself that I should read them! However, I am going to make a special…

2018: My Year in Books

2018: My Year in Books Farewell to 2018 and welcome to 2019! That is definitely going to take a bit of getting used to, as I still feel like 2018 has hardly begun. How has your year been? What have been your highlights? Which books have been your favourites? This was the first year that…

December Round-Up

December Round-Up So, here we are at the end of the year and it simultaneously feels as if it has flown by and taken forever! A lot has happened in the past month alone, with a mad rush at the end of term ( as always!), a nightmare journey through an airport where planes were…

Six for Sunday: Author Collaborations I would love to see

Six for Sunday: Author Collaborations I would love to see This is a tricky one again this week… I know that Alwyn Hamilton‘s new book is set at a similar time period to Melinda Salisbury‘s State of Sorrow, though in a different part of the world. They briefly toyed with the idea of a crossover…

Bare Your Bookshelf

Bare Your Bookshelf I spotted this over on Kacey’s blog @ Tales of a Bibliophile and thought it looked like fun! Feel free to have a go if you like! This tag was originally posted by Cait at PaperFury. BOOK YOU OWN BUT HAVEN’T READ YET Um, you’re not actually asking for a list, are…

Book Rainbow: Blue Books Part 1

Book rainbow: Blue Books Stack Part 1 The fashion for rainbow bookshelves is still going strong, which makes the pedant in me want to design a book with a multi-coloured spine and see where it ends up! Anyway, I haven’t done one of these posts in a while but found it a fun way to…