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November Wrap-up and Favourites

November Wrap-up and Favourites

I’d planned to arrive back on the blog with some reviews and then I’ve seen yet another unexpected upturn in the hours I’ve been spending at work and so here we are with a slightly more chatty favourites post.  I could go back over a […]

Books I Want to Read Before the End of 2017

Books I Want to Read Before the End of 2017

I knew it had been a while since I’d posted but, as ever, time has flown and I didn’t know quite how long it had been.  In all the time that I haven’t been posting, however, I have been reading.  So much so that on […]

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Updates

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: Updates

IT’S READING TIME! I’ve posted my TBR separately so this is where I’ll be posting the occasional update about what I’m reading, what I’m eating and generally chatting all things readathon for the next 24 hours. Hour 0: Opening Meme 1) What fine part of […]

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: TBR

Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon: TBR

The weather is terrible, I have a cupboard full of snacks and some delicious treats in for dinner this evening and a ginormous stack of books.  That can only mean one thing: it’s readathon time! My stack of books is a real mixture of genres […]

#TheReadingQuest Wrap Up

#TheReadingQuest Wrap Up

Well that was fun! It’s been a long time since I’ve done a reading challenge and considerably longer than that since I actually completed one.  This month has been an excellent reading month for me and while that’s not entirely due to the Reading Quest, the […]

Review: ‘The End We Start From’ by Megan Hunter

Review: ‘The End We Start From’ by Megan Hunter

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars As London is submerged below flood waters, a woman gives birth to her first child, Z. Days later, she and her baby are forced to leave their home in search of safety. They head north through a newly dangerous […]

Comic Mini Reviews: I Hate Fairyland Vol. 1 and Paper Girls Vol. 2

Comic Mini Reviews: I Hate Fairyland Vol. 1 and Paper Girls Vol. 2

Paper Girls: Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan When I read the first volume of this series, I didn’t have a clue what was going on but there were panels that hinted at a plot; enough of them that I wasn’t annoyed by the fact that […]

The Reading Quest 2017: Sign-up

The Reading Quest 2017: Sign-up

I’m sorry but is this not the cutest reading challenge that anybody ever created?  The gorgeous illustrations are courtesy of CW of Read, Think, Ponder.  You get to pick a character, go on a quest and even level up and build HP.  It’s all adorable and […]

July Wrap-up and Favourites

July Wrap-up and Favourites

July has been incredibly busy at work, and after the great page count of June, I’ve read very little.  That fact would be bleak enough in itself even if it wasn’t for the fact that I’ve actually been excited about the books I own (and […]

Series Review: ‘The Lunar Chronicles’ by Marissa Meyer

Series Review: ‘The Lunar Chronicles’ by Marissa Meyer

Series Rating: 4 out of 5 stars I bought the first instalment of the Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder, on a Bookshop Crawl in London in…February. I picked it up in Foyles when I was with Hanna, waved it around a bit until she assured me that […]