I was sent a free copy of this book in return for an honest review. – Blurb: Cosmo's family is falling apart. And it's up to Cosmo to keep them together. He knows exactly what to do. There's only one problem. Cosmo is a Golden Retriever. -- Title: I, Cosmo Author: Carlie Sororiak Publisher: Nosy … Continue reading Review: I, Cosmo by Carlie Sororiak
Blurb: Who are the Sawkill girls? Marion: the new girl. Awkward and plain. Weighed down by tragedy and hungry for love she's sure she'll never find. Zoey: the pariah. Luckless and lonely, hurting but hiding it. Aching with grief and dreaming of vanished girls. Val: the queen bee. Gorgeous and privileged. A heart made of … Continue reading Review: Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
Hey everyone! I've been thinking a lot recently about the rise of Am*zon and other places that sell new books for cheap and what it means for the humble bookshop. Whether it's a chain or an independent, I sincerely feel like us book lovers need to support our bookshops and booksellers while we can by … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Support Bookshops!
Hey guys! I'm here with a different kind of post today, one for the reluctant readers out there. When I started working as a Children's Bookseller, I was introduced to Barrington Stoke - a publishing house with the aim of creating books for young people. They're perfect for those people who struggle with reading, are … Continue reading Barrington Stoke: Books for Reluctant Readers
I received a free copy of this book in return for a review. --- Blurb: It's not my body that's holding me back. It's the people that keep telling me it should. Emily knows she's smart. Emily knows she's funny. Emily knows she's awesome. Emily knows she's fat. She doesn't need anyone to tell her … Continue reading Review: No Big Deal by Bethany Rutter
While I am most definitely not an expert of grieving, it is something that I'm currently experiencing (sidenote: you can read about my experience here if you'd like). Grief doesn't go away quickly or easily and, for me, impacts most areas of your life. Now, I've always been a bookworm and can usually be found … Continue reading Reading while Grieving: Books to Offer a Hand
Blurb: No official blurb so a quote from Waterstones.com will have to do! "A spot-on, wildly funny and sometimes heart-breaking book about growing up, growing older and navigating all kinds of love along the way." -- Title: Everything I Know About Love Author: Dolly Alderton Publisher: Penguin Books, owned by Penguin Random House Genre: Non-Fiction, … Continue reading Review: Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton
Hey guys! Back again with another bookish tag post (yay!) - just a fun post to break up the reviews 😂 I was tagged to do this post by the lovely Stephen (from Stephen Writes) - a fab book blogger with some really cool reviews, would definitely recommend checking him out if you haven't already! … Continue reading The Reader Problems Tag!
Now that we're pretty much half way through February, it seems like the perfect time to talk about the books that I read last month. I read a mix of books this month – a few that had been on my TBR list for a while and a few new releases that I was lucky … Continue reading Reading Round Up – January 2019