Library Loot: Feminism, Folklore and Body Positivity

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 using the Mr. Linky any time…

Book Review: See All The Stars (+Giveaway)

See All The Stars Written by Kit Frick 320 pages Published by McElderry Books Publication date: 14th August 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Part love story, part thriller, We Were Liars meets Goodbye Days in this suspenseful, lyrical debut. It’s hard to find the truth beneath the lies you tell yourself. THEN They were four—Bex, Jenni, Ellory,…

Six for Sunday: Auto-buy Authors

Auto-buy Authors This week the prompt for #SixforSunday is authors that you will always pick up! It doesn’t matter what they write, you will read it! I have lots of these… Here are my six auto-buy authors: Honestly, I could have put more than six, particularly if we also included auto-buy illustrators because I also…

Library Loot: Mysteries, Paris and Hope

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 using the Mr. Linky any time…

Book Review: Tangleweed and Brine

Tangleweed and Brine Written by Deirdre Sullivan Illustrated by Karen Vaughan 180 pages Published by Little Island Books Publication date: 7th September 2017 Age range: Older YA (15 +) or adults Summary (from Goodreads): ‘Beguiling, bewitching and poetic’ – Juno Dawson A collection of twelve dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales are given a witchy…

Waiting on Wednesday: Grim Lovelies

Grim Lovelies Written by Megan Shepherd 384 pages Published by HMH Books Publication date: 2nd October 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): “A magical dash through the streets of Paris. Part caper, part fairy tale, part opulent witch society, you’ll be swept away by all of it. GRIM LOVELIES absolutely dazzles.” —Kendare Blake, #1 NYT bestselling author of…

Book Review: Sanctuary (+Giveaway!

Sanctuary Written by Caryn Lix 480 pages Published by Simon Pulse Publication date: 10th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything. As a citizen of Omnistellar Concepts, the most powerful corporation in the solar system, Kenzie has trained her entire life for one goal: to become an…

Six for Sunday: Books that made me want to shout

Six for Sunday: Books that made me want to shout Welcome back to another week of #SixforSunday! The theme for this week is Books that made me want to shout. I have chosen this to interpret this as books that I have wanted to shout about, to share their message because I think it is…

Author interview: Caryn Lix (+Giveaway!)

Author Interview: Caryn Lix   Today I am lucky enough to be joined by Caryn Lix, the author of Sanctuary, a sci-fi adventure set in a prison in space. Published by Simon Pulse on 10th July 2018. Don’t miss my review (coming up on Tuesday) and the other stops on this blog tour! Summary: Alien…

Book Review: A Bad Boy Stole My Bra

A Bad Boy Stole My Bra Written by Lauren Price 304 pages Published by Ink Road Books Publication date: 12th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Imagine waking up in the dead of night to find your hot new neighbour dangling out of your window. What’s more, he’s clutching your tattiest bra in his hand. What….

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…

Happy Publication Day: Folklore, islands, mermaids and bras!

Happy publication day to Spinning Silver,  The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was A Mermaid and A Bad Boy Stole My Bra. Spinning Silver Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders… but her father isn’t a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has loaned out most of his wife’s…