• 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

    Whee to the Moon Review

    Goodreads / Amazon / Waterstones Edition: Paperback Genre: Children’s Picture Book UK Publication: 24th September 2019 Neil is a young boy who likes to scream “whee!” with excitement when he’s at the playground. Neil develops a love of flying. As he gets older, he learns how to fly aircraft that will take him on many different adventures. Even though he is now a grown up, Neil still excitedly screams “whee!” as he gets to fly all the way to the Moon! I was lucky enough to be sent this book as part of a blog tour so thank you Faye and thank you Authoright for sending me a copy. This came…

  • Books and Reading,  Review

    The Girl the Sea Gave Back Review

    I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young in exchange for an honest review. Thank you Titan! I hadn’t read Sky in the Deep before receiving this one, so I quickly grabbed a copy and you can see my review here.  Goodreads   l    Waterstones   l   Book Depository l Hive Edition: Paperback Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Pages: 352 UK Publication: September 2019 Content warnings for the book: Extreme violence For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue.…

  • Books and Reading,  Review

    Sky in the Deep Review

    I was lucky enough to receive The Girl the Sea Gave Back from Titan Books in exchange for an honest review, however when I requested the book I didn’t actually know that this was the second book that Adrienne Young had written. Therefore, I got myself out to Waterstones sharpish and bought a copy of Sky in the Deep so I could get it read before The Girl the Sea Gave Back.  My review is now up and can be seen here.  Goodreads   l    Waterstones   l   Book Depository  l Hive Edition: Paperback Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Pages: 332 UK Publication: March 2019 Content warnings for the book: Animal sacrifice /…

  • Books and Reading,  Hauls, Wrap Ups and TBRs

    YALC 2019 Books

    This post is going to showcase and look at the books I picked up at YALC a bit more in depth. I introduced all the books and talked about my experiences at YALC in an earlier blog post, but I thought it would be good to have a post show casing all the wonderful books I got at YALC! First of all, Luchia kindly gave me Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin, which I was able to get signed. I have also fallen IN LOVE with the book and with Sarah herself. Goodreads   l    Waterstones   l    Book Depository The house at the end of the lane…