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My May To Be Read List

I did it! I got through April, the looming dissertation deadline, and I even managed to actually read some books! I know, shocking right? I've had to cope with some reading slumps again, but I'm hoping this bank holiday will enable me to get back into it properly. Preferably on the balcony, with a coffee,… Continue reading My May To Be Read List

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‘The Smoke Thieves’ by Sally Green – Book Review

Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for this ARC, in exchange for an honest review. 3/5 Stars I so desperately wanted to love this book. I went in with high hopes and expectations, full of excitement when my request was accepted. I’ve got Sally Green’s Half Bad series on my TBR list, because I’ve… Continue reading ‘The Smoke Thieves’ by Sally Green – Book Review

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‘Our Kind of Cruelty’ by Araminta Hall – Book Review

Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for this ARC, given in exchange for an honest review. 3/5 Stars This isn't one of my usual reviews. You see, in truth, I didn't in the traditional sense of the word 'enjoy' this book. It really wasn't my usual type of read and I struggled with the intense… Continue reading ‘Our Kind of Cruelty’ by Araminta Hall – Book Review

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‘Everless’ by Sara Holland – Book Review

4/5 Stars A strange feeling flowers in me, like I’m standing at the edge of a cliff, looking out to the green-and-blue sea, which I’ve only ever seen drawn in books, its waves sloshing and beautiful and endless – and from this height, deadly.” I feel a bit bad for this book, if it's even… Continue reading ‘Everless’ by Sara Holland – Book Review

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‘The Cruel Prince’ by Holly Black – Book Review

5/5 Stars “I want power so badly. And this is an opportunity for it, a terrifying and slightly insulting opportunity. But also an intriguing one. Would I have made a good knight? I have no way of knowing.” I Loved. This. Book. I read it in six hours. I read it like a woman on… Continue reading ‘The Cruel Prince’ by Holly Black – Book Review

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‘Eat Up’ by Ruby Tandoh – Book Review

5/5 Stars "I have a body, and it exists in a fragile world, and I choose to relish it." This book should be on every school syllabus. This book should be read by anyone and everyone. This book is the book, the one that will leave you going 'wow', that you won't shut up about. Ruby… Continue reading ‘Eat Up’ by Ruby Tandoh – Book Review

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Favourite Literary Couples

Ahh, romance in books... They can wrap you up, take you on a journey, frustrate you, magic you away to a faraway place, and leave you lusting for the same kind of whirlwind adoration the characters have just experienced. You have the numerous romantic tropes - the insta love, the hate to love relationship, the… Continue reading Favourite Literary Couples

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Five of my favourite books

It's been a busy old day today! I'm finishing off an edit for an author, had a business meeting with my Mum (nothing like keeping it in the family!) about some exciting new projects, need to get some writing done later, and I'm doing a grand job of ignoring my dissertation. It's going well, can… Continue reading Five of my favourite books

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‘To Kill A Kingdom’ Alexandra Christo – Book Review

Thanks to NetGalley & Hot Key Books for this ARC, given in exchange for an honest review.  5/5 Stars Goddess of Keto, I adored this book. I mean, it took me ages to finish, because everything happened all at once and I've barely had time to read, but oh my days, this book was incredible. I… Continue reading ‘To Kill A Kingdom’ Alexandra Christo – Book Review