March was…a lot. A lot of deadlines. A lot of plans. A lot of anxiety and stress. And apparently, a lot of new favourites too. So at least something good came out of all the excess, right?Keep reading!
In Defense of Audiobooks (And A Story of Anxiety…)
Ahhh, the audiobook argument. It comes up time and time again. “You’re not really reading if you’re listening” or “audiobooks aren’t real books!”
Well ladies and gentlemen (and all those between), here’s my defense.Keep reading!
Amazing Women Characters By Women Authors // Book Recommendations for International Women’s Day
It’s International Women’s Day! And I was so unprepared. But I wanted to celebrate here on this li’l blog of mine, so what better way to shout about amazing women than by recommending some amazing women characters, written by amazing women authors?
Can I say “amazing women” any more times?Keep reading!
Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (And Other Lies) // Oh The Many Thoughts
Picking up this book, I had high expectations. It became an event, with me buddy reading this with my friend Jess and setting time aside in my hectic uni reading schedule to make sure I read it.
And then…eh. I don’t know what happened. I have many, many thoughts.Keep reading!
The Lost Man by Jane Harper // Blog Tour
*Thank you to the publisher for sending me a free copy of this book in exchange for a review. This in no way affects my opinion.
Could you survive the desert-land of Australia? For one family, their livelihood depends on it. But when one brother is found dead with no apparent evidence as to how he came to be here, questions are raised as to whether the entire family can really be trusted…Keep Reading!
Something Like Breathing by Angela Readman // Took My Breath Away
*Thank you to the publisher for sending me a free copy of this book. This in no way affects my opinion of the book.
A story of friendship, teenage years and a town that’s probably too small for its own good, this book follows Lorrie, unimpressed as her family move to a remote Scottish island. Thround choice or through happenstance, she becomes friends with the girl next door, Sylvie. But it doesn’t take long for her to wonder who Sylvie really is, what gift she’s hiding. and if she wants to be friends with her after all…Keep Reading!
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon // Everything I Didn’t Know I Wanted
Everyone stay calm! I’m only reviewing my most anticipated read of the year. Cool cool cool. Yep. That’s happening.
Set in a crumbling Queendom and world plagued with draconic threats, The Priory of the Orange Tree follows numerous perspectives in this epic fantasy world. Seriously folks – this book could be in league with the likes of Game of Thrones and The Name of the Wind. Get on it.Continue reading The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon // Everything I Didn’t Know I Wanted
2018 Reading Year In Review
We’re at the end of 2018 eh? Well, no, we’re actually thoroughly in 2019 now and I’m late. But this is where most people would say “how it’s flown by!” but honestly? This year has d r a g g e d. But in the midst of many changes in my life throughout the year, I managed to sneak some reading in. So how did my 2018 reading go?Continue reading 2018 Reading Year In Review
The Jingle Bell Book Tag
Well we’ve not seen a book tag around these parts for awhile have we? But I’m going to be honest with you, I wanted some more festivity on this lil blog of mine and so it was perfect timing for Richard to tag me in his Jingle Bell Book Tag! This is a tag he made a couple of years ago using a combination of christmas songs and movies, so y’know, we’ve got music, we’ve got films, and we’ve got books. We’re in for a good time amiright?Continue reading The Jingle Bell Book Tag
Book Haul Highlights // Autumn Edition
Yes, Autumn has passed but I’m late and didn’t want to miss out this blog post, so here we are.
A few weeks ago I uploaded an Autumn Book Haul to my youtube channel, and while I didn’t want to repeat content on here, I still wanted to show you folks some of the books I’m excited about. So I thought I’d bring back the book haul highlights, where I show you a few of the books I’m most excited about from the haul!
If you’d like to watch the full video it will be at the end of this post, but if you want to hear about some of the books I’ve acquired lately and am most excited for, here we are!Continue reading Book Haul Highlights // Autumn Edition