2020: A Bookish Diary

This is my review of 2020 that I updated approximately every month with memorable reads, unmemorable reads, rating averages, and a whole lot of life experiences from the year just past. 1st January Okay 2020, let's see what you've got in store... Photo by rovenimages.com on Pexels.com 1st February 14 books read in January (well … Continue reading 2020: A Bookish Diary

November 2020 through January 2021 Wrap Up

Hello Again! Hi everyone! If you've been following my blog for a while you will know that I pretty much disappeared off the radar since November. This was because I got three serious infections within quick succession that made me desperately ill. Honestly I should have been in hospital but I declined to go in … Continue reading November 2020 through January 2021 Wrap Up

I’m still here!

Hi everyone! Just thought I’d do a quick update on how things are going with me. Today was the first day since some time in November that I felt I might actually be becoming human again! I’ve been so sick for so long... it’s just been a nightmare basically. I’ve not read a solitary book … Continue reading I’m still here!

Goodbye 2020

Just a short and sweet post to wish all of my blogging friends and followers a peaceful and safe New Year’s. Here’s to a brighter 2021. Hopefully I’ll be back to normal blogging in a week or two; had a serious relapse of my infection which meant for a non-existent Christmas for me sadly... just … Continue reading Goodbye 2020

Weekly Update November 16th-22nd 2020

General Update Hi everyone! When I started this blog I thought it would be just about books. Granted books with a focus on illness representation but purely books all the same. But somehow over the last number of months my ‘weekly update’ posts in particular have been anything but bookish. They’ve become almost akin to … Continue reading Weekly Update November 16th-22nd 2020

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Anna has everything figured out - she was about to start senior year with her best friend, she had a great weekend job, and her huge work crush looked as if it might finally be going somewhere... Until her dad decides to send her 4383 miles away to Paris. On her own. … Continue reading Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins – Book Review

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad's … Continue reading The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh – Book Review

Weekly Update 19th – 25th October

Hi everyone! Last weekend I announced a week’s hiatus from blogging and it’s been exactly what I needed! I’m still pretty unwell physically but mentally it’s been so relieving to not have the stress of drafting blog posts and feeling a burden of blog hopping. I know this is all a perceived burden and that … Continue reading Weekly Update 19th – 25th October

Weekly Update 12th-18th October 2020

Hi everyone! This week’s update is going to be very short and sweet. I’m currently feeling utterly overwhelmed by my chronic illness. My pain levels have skyrocketed and I’m just desperately sick. Therefore, I simply can’t keep up with my blogging this week. So I’m taking a little break. Hopefully I’ll be back to my … Continue reading Weekly Update 12th-18th October 2020

All I Want for Christmas by Joanna Bolouri – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads What if the love of your life was your best friend's girlfriend, and you were the one that set them up? When Nick loses his job and is dumped by his glamorous but demanding girlfriend, he is forced to grudgingly accept work as a Santa at a local Christmas grotto. As his … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas by Joanna Bolouri – eARC Book Review