Blurb: Meet Queenie. Journalist. Catastrophist. Expressive. Aggressive. Loved. Lonely. Enough?A darkly comic and bitingly subversive take of life, love, race and family, Queenie will have you nodding in recognition, crying in solidarity and rooting for this unforgettable character every step of the way. -- Title: Queenie Author: Candice Carty-Williams Publisher: Trapeze, an imprint of Orion, owned by Hachette … Continue reading Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
As a follow up to my post on using Pinterest for your WIPs, I thought I'd talk about how I also use Spotify to help me get into the writing mood. When I set up my profile for taking part in National Novel Writing Month in 2019, I noticed that there was an option to … Continue reading Using Spotify for your WIPs!
Blurb: Christmas won't be the same this year for Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, as their father is away fighting in the Civil War, and the family has fallen on hard times. But though they may be poor, life for the four March sisters is rich with colour, as they play games, put on wild theatricals, … Continue reading Review: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
This Christmas I took part in The Broke and The Bookish Secret Santa! It was the first time that I'd ever heard of it but Twitter was full of people talking about how much fun they'd had taking part that I just had to sign up. TBTB Secret Santa is run by the wonderful Jana … Continue reading TBTB Secret Santa – 2019!
Blurb: Sadness comes to visit unexpectedly. But when you let Sadness in, you'll discover this strange guest is not what it seems... -- Title: When Sadness Comes to Call Author: Eva Eland Illustrator: Eva Eland Publisher: Andersen Press Genre: Children's, Picture Book -- Review: This picture book tells the story of how it's ok to … Continue reading Review: When Sadness Comes to Call by Eva Eland
Blurb: It looked like love. It felt like love. But this isn't a love story. Amelie fell hard for Reese. And she thought he loved her too. But she's starting to realise that real love isn't supposed to hurt like this. So now she's retracing their story, revisiting all the places he made her cry. Because … Continue reading Review: The Places I've Cried in Public by Holly Bourne
Blurb: Frank loves Joy. Joy loves Frank. At least, that's what they tell their parents . . . Frank Li is caught between his parents' expectations and his own California life. Frank's parents emigrated from Korea, and have pretty much one big rule for Frank - he must only date Korean girls. But Frank has fallen for … Continue reading Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon
Hey guys! I'm here with an interesting post today. With book blogging and working in a bookshop, I'm around books and reading an awful lot of the time and decided that I wanted to expand my reading horizons by asking some of my colleagues for one reading recommendation per month. I had no influence on … Continue reading A Bookseller Recommends: 12 Books for your TBR!
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Izzy loves the Greek Myths! She tells her friends all about the massive wooden horse of Troy and Icarus, who flew so close to the Sun his wings melted! And then there's King Midas and all his gold, and … Continue reading Review: Icarus was Ridiculous by Pamela Butchart
Hey everyone! In 2020 one of my goals is to commit more of my time to writing. It's been so long since I actually finished a full length story (probably not since I was at school!) and after taking part in National Novel Writing Month for the past two years (you can check out my … Continue reading Using Pinterest for your WIPs!