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    Top 5 recommendations from friends

    Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 recommendations from friends. Yes, this week I want to shout out our long-suffering friends who are constantly screaming at us to read books that they love. These friends are the life-blood of any book lover because they give us someone to scream into the abyss with. They will hold…

  • Book review Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

    Instant Karma – Marissa Meyer

    Book review: Instant Karma by Marissa MeyerRelease date: 10 November 2020Goodreads linkBook Depository linkPan MacMillan link for Aussie’sRating Instant Karma – Marissa Meyer blurb: Chronic overachiever Prudence Daniels is always quick to cast judgement on the residents of her coastal town. Her dreams of karmic justice are fulfilled when, after a night out with her friends, she wakes up with…

  • Book review: Where I'm Home by Erin Bowlen

    Where I’m Home – Erin Bowlen

    Book review: Where I’m Home by Erin BowlenRelease date: 3 June 2020Goodreads linkBook Depository linkRating Where I’m Home (The Aoife O’Reilly series #2) by Erin Bowlen blurb: It’s been three years since Aoife O’Reilly decided to leave her life in Ballyclara behind. With a new career and a new man in her life, Aoife is seemingly at peace with her…

  • Book review: Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

    Boyfriend Material – Alexis Hall

    Book review: Boyfriend Material by Alexis HallRelease date: 7 July 2020Goodreads linkBook Depository linkRating Boyfriend Material blurb: Wanted:One (fake) boyfriendPractically perfect in every way Luc O’Donnell is tangentially–and reluctantly–famous. His rock star parents split when he was young, and the father he’s never met spent the next twenty years cruising in and out of rehab. Now that his dad’s making…

  • Loveless – Alice Oseman

    Book review: Loveless by Alice Oseman Release date: 5 August 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link HarperCollins Australia link Dymocks link Rating Loveless by Alice Oseman blurb: It was all sinking in. I’d never had a crush on anyone. No boys, no girls, not a single person I had ever met. What did that mean? Georgia has never been in…

  • Book review: Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye

    Date Me, Bryson Keller – Kevin van Whye

    Book review: Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye Release date: 2 July 2020 Goodreads link Book Depository link Penguin purchase link for Aussie’s Rating Date Me, Bryson Keller – Kevin van Whye blurb: Everyone at Fairvale Academy knows Bryson Keller, the super-hot soccer captain who doesn’t believe in high-school relationships. They also know about the dare Bryson accepted…

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    Off Tangent Thoughts… when someone reads a book I love

    Good evening bookworms! I somehow forgot today was Sunday, so I didn’t schedule this post (also I am so tired from travel and packing)!! Today, albeit later than usual, we are doing another Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) which was created by Charvi @ Not Just Fiction. This fortnight’s topic is thoughts I have when someone reads a book I love.…

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    Top 5… fictional friendships

    Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘fictional friendships’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! BEST FRIENDS are the greatest things in fiction today. I might even like…

  • Book review: The Brightsiders

    The Brightsiders – Jen Wilde

    Release date: 22 May 2018 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating: The Brightsiders blurb: As a rock star drummer in the hit band the Brightsiders, Emmy King’s life should be perfect. But there’s nothing the paparazzi love more than watching a celebrity crash and burn. When a night of partying lands Emmy in the hospital, she’s branded the latest tabloid…

  • Book review: The Names They Gave Us

    The Names They Gave Us – Emery Lord

    Release date: 1 June 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★ – 6/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Names They Gave Us blurb: Lucy has the perfect summer planned out: perfect boyfriend, perfect job and quality time with her perfect parents. Then her mom’s cancer comes back, and suddenly life makes no sense. Before she knows it, Lucy finds herself agreeing to volunteer as a…

  • Book review: Daughter of the Siren Queen

    Daughter of the Siren Queen – Tricia Levenseller

    Release date: 27 February 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King, #2) blurb: Alosa’s mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still…

  • Honeymoon adventure – UK part 2

    Day five started off later than the others, I think we’re finally getting over our jet lag. Karen and Chris’ hospitality at the Airbnb was spectacular, I wish I had taken a photo of the breakfast they had set up for us, it was like staying at a hotel! We got on the road and our first stop of the…