I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: The Island of Mist is under siege and Odge Gribble and Prince Ben are in hiding. Desperate to find out why the mist is disappearing, Odge travels through the gump to Vienna, to find a mistmaker expert. But in yet … Continue reading Review: Beyond Platform 13 by Sibeal Pounder and Eva Ibbotson
Blurb: Sometimes it takes the worst of times to bring out the best in people. I hoped the Nazis would be defeated. And they were. I hoped the war would be over. And it was. I hoped we would be safe. But we aren't. My name is Felix. Her name is Anya. This is our story. … Continue reading Review: Soon by Morris Gleitzman
Blurb: Dexter Morgan appears to be the perfect gentleman. He leads a normal, quiet life working as a forensic officer for the Miami Police. He has a nice, shy girlfriend and is liked by her young children. But Dexter has a secret hobby. He's an accomplished serial killer.So far he's killed dozens of people and has … Continue reading Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
Blurb: When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in 'self-defence' and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. … Continue reading Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
So this year, about a month ago to be more exact, I started a YA book club through work. Every month, we meet to discuss a YA novel for an hour where there's chocolate and a nice cosy atmosphere and I LOVE IT! So far we're only met twice but both have been wonderful. To … Continue reading Starting a Book Club!
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
Blurb: The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse are four friends who share a deep, unshakable bond. Through a series of brief but profound conversations, Mackesy teases universal truths and rich wisdom from the mouths of his characters, celebrating warmth and empathy in all its myriad forms. Exploring kindness through exquisite, sensitive artwork and … Continue reading Review: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy
Hey everyone! Back with another post that reflects on the year just passed but this time to take a look at my favourite books that were released in 2019. I've whittled it down to the top ten and narrowed it down even further not to count the books that I read in 2019 but were … Continue reading Best Books of 2019!
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: - Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from.- If the shoe doesn't fit in the shoe store, it's never going to fit.- When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone … Continue reading Review: I Feel Bad About my Neck by Nora Ephron
Blurb: I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Solokov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent … Continue reading Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris