• Books and Reading,  Hauls, Wrap Ups and TBRs

    What’s on my bookshelf?

    I am, and have always been, hopelessly nosey. My mum used to say that I’d be a talented cross – examiner. As a result, I love being nosey at other people’s book shelves. Today I thought it would be nice to share how I organise my current bookshelves and what is currently on there.  I currently own 2 bookshelves. When we move I am hoping to acquire some more but at the moment I have the 2 and they suit my needs just fine! I have changed a lot as a book worm over the last few years and I have gone from owning over 300 unread books to aiming…

  • Books and Reading,  Review

    Viper by Bex Hogan Review

    It took me a long time to pick up and read Viper. It was only because Imi and Connie kept raving about it and Imi was very kind and bought me a copy for my birthday that I finally picked it up. I was very upset that I waited for so long!  Goodreads | Waterstones | Book Depository l Hive Format: Paperback Genre: Fantasy (Young Adult) Pages: 400 UK Publication Date: 18th April 2019 Content Warnings: Violence, abuse, sexual harassment. Seventeen – year – old Marianne is fated to one day become the Viper, defender of the Twelve Isles. But the reigning Viper stands in her way. Corrupt and merciless,…

  • Books and Reading,  Tags

    The Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

    I am fully aware that we are now over half way through the year and I am posting this a bit late, but hey, at least you’re getting something! Honestly, this half year has felt like 5 years and trying to think back to January is incredibly difficult right now. Here’s hoping the rest of the year will be a bit more positive! Thank you to the wonderful Amy from Amy Jane Alice who tagged me!  1. Best book you’ve read so far in 2020 I think the best book I have read so far this year is ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’ by Rene…

  • Books and Reading,  Review

    The Great Revolt Blog Tour

    I’m lucky enough to have received this book from Bloomsbury in exchange for an honest review as part of the Blog Tour organised by Faye. Goodreads Amazon Format: Paperback  Genre: Children’s Historical Fiction (12+)  UK Publish Date: August 6th 2020  Content Warnings: Topics briefly mentioned: harassment, molesting and rape, violence including hanging and decapitation, xenophobic comments  As a teacher I am always on the hunt for books that will excite and engage my class and other children. Whilst I do not recommend this book for primary aged children due to the content, it is perfect for those children in Year 7 – 9 who are transitioning from children’s books but are…