Sunshine Blogger Award #5

I was nominated by the absolutely gorgeous Sofii @ A Book. A Thought. for this award! And I'm so grateful!! There was one week back in April where I was nominated for this award THREE times, and it burst my tiny black heart. Sofii's blog is absolutely amazing, and I'm honoured just to be in... Continue Reading →

The Birthday book tag

Good afternoon bookworms! No WWW Wednesday today because nothing has changed since last week!! However, it is my birthday today!! (For those of you on the other side of the planet, by 'today', I mean 19 June.) And to celebrate turning the ripe old age of 36 (yup, I can't believe I'm admitting it either),... Continue Reading →

Top 5… main males

Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post is 'main males'. 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 that are coming up! Main males!! *sigh* Yes, it's true. I have... Continue Reading →

Top 10… all time favourites

Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday post is actually a TOP 10 Tuesday this week (I think Shanah knows us well enough by now to know none of us will stop at 5...) and the subject is 'ALL TIME FAVOURITES'! *SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE* Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic... Continue Reading →

The Coffee Book Tag

Good morning bookworms! A few weeks ago I was tagged by the delightful JR Lynn @ Eternity Books to do the Coffee Book Tag. You should definitely go check out her blog – it's super cuuuuute! Also, this tag gives me super conflicting feels because: I LOVE COFFEE 😍 I'm not allowed to drink coffee... Continue Reading →

A-Z Bookish Tag

Good morning bookworms! This morning I am so excited to come to you with this tag!! I had seen it doing the rounds for AGES and was somewhat sad (and slightly miffed 😂) that no one had tagged me in it. In fact, I was on the verge of stealing it from someone's blog when... Continue Reading →

Mystery Blogger Award

Good morning bookworms! The amazing Andy @ Andy Winder – YA Writer tagged me in the Mystery Blogger Award, which sounds awesome because it sounds MYSTERIOUS!! and also because I've not been nominated (or tagged?) to do this one before!! THANK YOU ANDY!! 💕 What’s the Mystery Blogger Award? “It’s an award for amazing bloggers with... Continue Reading →

The 80’s Movie tag

Good morning bookworms! A couple of weeks ago I was tagged by the lovely Siobhan at Siobhan's Novelties to do the 80's Movie tag. This tag was originally created by Ashley at Infinite Library and she created the cutest graphics to go along with it (that I'm pretty sure everyone has borrowed as well)! I'm pretty... Continue Reading →

The ‘Relationshipper’ book tag

Good morning bookworms! I have been trawling the interwebs to find inspiration for content, and came across the masterlist of masterlists. Yep, you heard me. I found a blog post that has THE ULTIMATE TOP 100 BOOK TAGS. *Formulates evil plans to take over the world by forcing everyone to do tags all the time.*... Continue Reading →

Top 5… books with magic

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books with MAGIC’. 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! Ahh Shanah, this is a topic I can totally... Continue Reading →

Top 5… LGBTQ+ books

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘LGBTQ+ books’. 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! Also, I can't stick to 5 only books for this, so... Continue Reading →

The Raven King – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 26 April 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ – 17/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link 17/10 - because I can. Ratings don't even have meanings after reading this. I’m just crying and rambling now. I knew that I was going to cry at the end of this series.  I knew it from the moment I finished the... Continue Reading →

Blue Lily, Lily Blue – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 21 October 2014 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link This book was probably my least favourite of the series, so I originally gave it 8/10, but then I finished it all and changed them all to 10/10. It’s not often that when I sit down to write a review after finishing... Continue Reading →

The Dream Thieves – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 17 September 2013 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Book 1: The Raven Boys The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2) blurb: Blue didn't mean to fall for the Raven Boys, but she has – and the more her life entwines with theirs, the more dangerous it becomes. Ronan is the... Continue Reading →

Top 5… books I want to reread

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books I want to reread’, and 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! OK, I have to say, I actually started this reread... Continue Reading →

Top 5… character driven books

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘character driven books’, and 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! For those of you not across literary terms, character driven means: When something... Continue Reading →

Top 5… opening lines

FYI, I'm not sure why but apparently my scheduled posts aren't scheduling...? So, here's four weeks worth of Top 5's! (But yes, three of them are from May... I mean, I worked so hard on them, and then they just sat here!) This Top 5 Tuesday post is ‘opening/first lines’, and is hosted by the... Continue Reading →

Top 5… books that need a prequel

Today's Top 5 Tuesday is 'books that need a prequel', and is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm, and you can check out her page here (please do, she's amazing). Blegh. I adamantly believe that most series do not require prequels. 99% of the time it feels like the author is just... Continue Reading →

March ’18 book haul

YAY!! Who doesn't love a good book haul?! I mean, apart from my bank account... Anyway, we are splitting this into three sections because I (once again) bought too many books... oops?! March book boxes OK, so I got my normal large quota of books this month, but we're starting with subscriptions. Yay! OwlCrate's March... Continue Reading →

The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 3 January 2012 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Normally when I write a book review I wait until I have read the entire book before I start, but there was something about this book that I had to start putting my thoughts down around a third of the way in.... Continue Reading →

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