We’re in the full swing of spooky season so what better time to do a book tag post that revolves around perhaps the most unlucky number, 13?! I found this tag over on The Scarlet Reader and couldn't resist! (I did add a few more questions to round them up to thirteen, just for fun). … Continue reading Tag: Unlucky 13!
Blurb: Echo Ridge is reeling. This picturesque town, nestled near the Canadian border, experienced its first tragic loss in 1995 when high-school senior Sarah Corcoran vanished while walking home from the library. Then five years ago, homecoming queen Lacey Kilduff was found dead in the aptly named Murderland Halloween park. Now, the killer claims to be … Continue reading Review: Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus
Recently I've been venturing into the world of self help books. Now, this isn't a section that has ever really caught my eye before for many reasons, mostly because I associate these books with super cheesy advice about how to become the most perfect person in the world or something else that’s pretty much unattainable. … Continue reading ‘Big Sister’ Style Self Help Books!
TW: discussion of child abuse and rape Blurb: When a teenage quarrel in the small town of Heartsdale explodes into a deadly shoot-out, Sara Linton - paediatrician and medical examiner - finds herself entangled in a horrific tragedy. And what seems at first to be a terrible but individual catastrophe proves to have wider implications when … Continue reading Review: Kisscut by Karin Slaughter
If you've been following my Twitter account for a while, you'll know that I work on the Children's floor of a bookshop. It's brilliant job for several reasons, one of which is being able to make recommendations for young readers! This really comes into play when we celebrate events like Black History Month and it's … Continue reading Black History Month: Kid’s Reading Recommendations!
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: The moment she steps foot inside, Grace knows there is nothing normal about Katmere Academy, or the students in it. Her uncle's exclusive and secretive boarding school is the last place she wants to be, but after the tragic deaths … Continue reading Review: Crave by Tracy Wolff
I've been in such a reading slump lately and I always find that tag posts are a great way to get me thinking about books again. So, I had a little root around online and came across this tag, originally started by Bubbly Books and thought I'd give it a go! Rules: 🌸 Answer the … Continue reading Tag: The Relationshipper Book Tag!
Blurb: Modern life can be troublesome. There is only so much mansplaining, body shaming, playing 'nice' and being underestimated that a girl can take. In What Would Boudicca Do? we turn to the most celebrated women from history for advice; those sisters who were pioneers in science, politics, the arts and generally getting stuff done. With … Continue reading Review: What Would Boudicca Do? by E. Foley and B. Coates
Delving into the world of vampires was what kickstarted my love of reading as a young teen (The Vampire Diaries, Twilight, the Morganville Vampires, the Chicagoland Vampires, I read them all!) so when this opportunity popped up in my inbox, it was a no brainer! Vampire detectives, unexplained murders and a whole host of things … Continue reading Blog Tour: May Day by Josie Jaffrey
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Girl 38 is bold and fearless. She is the comic strip super-heroine that Kat longs to be. Can Kat's elderly neighbour, Ania, show her how to be brave, as she shares her own daring escape story from World War Two... … Continue reading Review: Girl 38 by Ewa Jozefkowicz