Weekly Update 18th-24th May 2020

General Update Life is just... But seriously thanks you guys for understanding that I am just not well enough to blog hop right now. I made a brief return last week for a day... then things went south again health-wise. I really want to say how much I appreciate all of your lovely messages and … Continue reading Weekly Update 18th-24th May 2020

Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Fifteen-year-old Aki Hunter knows she’s bisexual, but up until now she's only dated guys—and her best friend, Lori, is the only person she’s out to. When she and Lori set off on a four-week youth-group mission trip in a small Mexican town, it never crosses Aki's mind that there might be anyone … Continue reading Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley – eARC Book Review

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today – written as a letter to a friend. I have some suggestions for how to raise Chizalum. But remember that you might do all the things I suggest, and she will still turn out to be … Continue reading Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Book Review

Every Little Piece of My Heart by Non Pratt – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads When Sophie receives a parcel from her best friend, Freya, she expects it to contain the reason why Freya left town so suddenly, without goodbyes and without explanation. Instead, she finds a letter addressed to Win, a girl Freya barely knew - or did she? As more letters arrive for more people … Continue reading Every Little Piece of My Heart by Non Pratt – eARC Book Review

The Real Neat Blog Award (II)

I was nominated for my second Real Neat Blog Award by my dear friend Carl @The Pine Scented Chronicles. Thanks so much for the nomination Carl! I'm a big fan of Carl's blog and have enjoyed many chats about books with him over the last few months that we have been following each other so … Continue reading The Real Neat Blog Award (II)

Top Ten Tuesday (19/05/2020) – Reasons Why I Love… Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s topic is Reasons Why I Love... OOOOH a freebie of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday (19/05/2020) – Reasons Why I Love… Reading

Goodreads Monday (18/05/2020)

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme that was started by @Lauren’s Page Turners. The meme is pretty easy to follow, to participate simply choose a random book from your TBR and explain why you want to read it! This week’s book: Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett BLURB FROM GOODREADSA swoon-worthy story of first love, making mistakes … Continue reading Goodreads Monday (18/05/2020)

Weekly Update 11th-17th May 2020

General and Reading Update Hello everyone! I hope you are all keeping well. I never wanted these weekly updates into my life to feel negative in tone but sadly these past few days in particular have really been a struggle and I just can't but be honest with you guys. As the majority of you … Continue reading Weekly Update 11th-17th May 2020

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule. Sports star Cooper only knows what he's doing in the baseball diamond. Bad boy Nate is one misstep away from a life of crime. Prom queen Addy is holding together the cracks in her perfect life. And outsider Simon, creator of the notorious … Continue reading One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus – eARC Book Review

The Sunshine Blogger Award (XV and XVI)

Hey everyone! I’m back with another edition of The Sunshine Blogger Award. This time I was nominated by my dear friend Whitney @Whit Reads Lit. I was tagged back in January and am only getting to this now..... OOPS I AM SORRY WHITNEY!!! But thank you so much for the tag Whitney. It was very … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award (XV and XVI)