The Perils of Book Blogging with a Long Term Chronic Illness

Why did I get into book blogging? Although my book blog is just a little over two years old I have been writing book reviews for almost every book I’ve read since 2012. My own private bookstagram I started out writing mini reviews in photo captions of books I was reading on Instagram... this was … Continue reading The Perils of Book Blogging with a Long Term Chronic Illness

Two years of blogging!

My Two Year Blog Anniversary Hi friends! Just a quick little post to say a big thank you to everyone for being part of my book blog journey. When I started my blog two years ago I really didn’t expect to have amassed any sort of follower count so I’m eternally grateful to each person … Continue reading Two years of blogging!

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Aysel and Roman are practically strangers, but they've been drawn into an unthinkable partnership. In a month's time, they plan to commit suicide - together. Aysel knows why she wants to die: being the daughter of a murderer doesn't equal normal, well-adjusted teenager. But she can't figure out why handsome, popular Roman … Continue reading My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga – Book Review

The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads They say the thirst of blood is like a madness - they must sate it. Even with their own kin. On the eve of her divining, the day she'll discover her fate, seventeen-year-old Lil and her twin sister Kizzy are captured and enslaved by the cruel Boyar Valcar, taken far away from … Continue reading The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave – Book Review

Prince Charming (Royals #1) by Rachel Hawkins – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Meet Daisy Winters. She’s an offbeat sixteen-year-old Floridian with mermaid-red hair, a part time job at a bootleg Walmart, and a perfect older sister who’s nearly engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland. Daisy has no desire to live in the spotlight, but relentless tabloid attention forces her join Ellie at the … Continue reading Prince Charming (Royals #1) by Rachel Hawkins – Book Review

Coming Up for Air by Sarah Leipciger – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Three extraordinary lives intertwine across oceans and centuries. On the banks of the River Seine in 1899, a heartbroken young woman takes her final breath before plunging into the icy water. Although she does not know it, her decision will set in motion an astonishing chain of events. It will lead to … Continue reading Coming Up for Air by Sarah Leipciger – eARC Book Review

Possession by A.S. Byatt – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads "Possession" is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and a triumphant love story. "Literary critics make natural detectives," says Maud Bailey, heroine of a mystery where the clues lurk in university libraries, old letters, and dusty journals. Together with Roland Michell, a fellow academic and accidental … Continue reading Possession by A.S. Byatt – Book Review

On Midnight Beach by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In this beautiful, epic coming-of-age novel, an old tale is rewoven as a stunning YA story by well-known Irish author/illustrator Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick. I kept clear of Dog Cullen. Till the summer we turned seventeen, the summer the dolphin came to Carrig Cove . . . Donegal, 1976 When a dolphin takes up residence in Carrig … Continue reading On Midnight Beach by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick – eARC Book Review

The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for... Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things. And realises her life has been a lie. Her mother … Continue reading The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr – Book Review

A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers #2) by Brigid Kemmerer – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In the sequel to New York Times bestselling A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer returns to the world of Emberfall in a lush fantasy where friends become foes and love blooms in the darkest of places.Find the heir, win the crown.The curse is finally broken, but Prince Rhen of Emberfall … Continue reading A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers #2) by Brigid Kemmerer – Book Review

The Prenup by Lauren Layne – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads My name is Charlotte Spencer and, ten years ago, I married my brother's best friend. I haven't seen him since. Charlotte Spencer grew up on the blue-blooded Upper East Side of Manhattan but she never wanted the sit-still-look-pretty future her parents dictated for her. Enter Colin Walsh, her brother's quiet, brooding, man-bun-sporting … Continue reading The Prenup by Lauren Layne – Book Review

The Lonely Fajita by Abigail Mann – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Lonely Fajita: a person who is suddenly and unwillingly single. It’s Elissa’s birthday, but her boyfriend doesn’t seem to care much – and she’s accidentally scheduled herself a cervical smear instead of birthday drinks. Then there’s her borderline-psychotic boss, the fact she’s not making but losing money at her internship, and her sinking feeling … Continue reading The Lonely Fajita by Abigail Mann – eARC Book Review