The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads They say we'll never know what happened to those men.They say the sea keeps its secrets... Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty storm, but the … Continue reading The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – eARC Book Review

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A funny, luminous, utterly moving novel about a space-obsessed boy, his dog Carl Sagan, and a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe. 11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan-named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his … Continue reading See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng – eARC Book Review

January 2020 Wrap Up

Well that was a month and a half wasn't it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! January was blighted by a lot of fatigue and illness and all culminated in a hospitalisation at the end of the month... So not exactly awesome on the health front. And things weren't too hectic on the blogging front. I definitely experienced some blogger burnout … Continue reading January 2020 Wrap Up

Looking Back at the Past Decade: 2015 A Bookish Year in Review

For the past few years on Goodreads I have done a wrap up of my reading years. So to celebrate the past decade I have decided to share my yearly wrap ups from 2015 to 2019. I am starting with 2015 which was a very brief look back at the year but it is interesting … Continue reading Looking Back at the Past Decade: 2015 A Bookish Year in Review

December 2019 Wrap Up

And thusly ends not just the month of December but also the end of a decade. Strange to look back and think about how my bookish life has changed in this past decade... but that is for another post. Today I'm here to wrap up my bookish December; the month in which I took part … Continue reading December 2019 Wrap Up

‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’ by John Green and David Levithan – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Will Grayson meets Will Grayson. One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two strangers are about to cross paths. From that moment on, their world will collide and lives intertwine. It's not that far from Evanston to Naperville, but Chicago suburbanites Will Grayson and Will Grayson might as well … Continue reading ‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’ by John Green and David Levithan – Book Review

‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer’ by Siddhartha Mukherjee – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding … Continue reading ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer’ by Siddhartha Mukherjee – Book Review

Weekly Update Sept 2nd – 8th

General Update Hello everyone! Time really is flying this year isn't it? These weeks just keep on rolling by! I had another quiet book week because I have been busy watching the US Open Tennis and catching up on season 4 of The 100. I also got a bunch of new ARC review requests which … Continue reading Weekly Update Sept 2nd – 8th

Weekly Update Aug 26th – Sept 1st

General Update Hi everyone! Can you believe Summer is over??? Feels strange that it's September today. This was a funny old week when it came to my reading! I only completed one book this week which is unusual for me... But I did go on a bit of a telly binge-watch instead. I started watching … Continue reading Weekly Update Aug 26th – Sept 1st

‘The Definition of Us’ by Sarah Harris – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads NORMAL (definition)(adj.) Conforming to a standard; regular, typical or expected(urban) A word inapplicable to human beings(Florence) Round, smooth and bumpy like a cobbled street  Florence doesn't always see things the way other people do. She feels different. When Florence meets Jasper, Andrew and Wilf she can't imagine they'd have much in common - … Continue reading ‘The Definition of Us’ by Sarah Harris – eARC Book Review