book review, Books

Book Review – Cinderella Is Dead

Title: Cinderella Is Dead Author: Kalynn Bayron Pages: 400 Genre: YA fantasy Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Synopsis on Goodreads: "It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince, but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night she's sent… Continue reading Book Review – Cinderella Is Dead

Books, WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday #2

Hello bookish friends! Before I get into this post, please make sure to continue checking back in with the Black Lives Matter carrd here and sign any petitions you haven't yet. If you can, please also continue to donate to much-needed bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organisations here and to Black trans… Continue reading WWW Wednesday #2

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WWW Wednesday

Hello bookish friends! Before I get into this post, please make sure to continue checking back in with the Black Lives Matter caard here and sign any petitions you haven't yet. If you can, please also continue to donate to much-needed bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organisations here and to Black trans… Continue reading WWW Wednesday

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Book Review – Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody

Title: Ace of Shades Author: Amanda Foody Pages: 459 Genre: YA fantasy Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟.5 Synopsis on Goodreads: "Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets…and secrets hide in every shadow. Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of… Continue reading Book Review – Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody

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My Reading Year So Far – Jan-March

Welcome back to my blog! Sorry I've been gone for a while - it's been a lot these past few months with work. But, now that I'm at home 24/7 and on furlough leave, there's nothing much to do apart from read and blog. Hence why I'm back! I used to do these round-up posts… Continue reading My Reading Year So Far – Jan-March

Blogmas, Books

DIY – Festive Candles #blogmas

Merry Christmas Eve everyone! I hope you have all had a peaceful and festive day. I've been busy helping my Mum out and planning for tomorrow and also decided to re-watch Lord of the Rings so it's been quite a long day! For my next DIY post, I'll be writing about how I made Christmassy… Continue reading DIY – Festive Candles #blogmas

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DIY – Festive Hamper #blogmas

So I've fallen really behind on Blogmas (shocker!) but I'm still going to post when I can. It seems like no matter how far in advance I start planning, it always just catches up with me and I fail at it. One of these years I will post every day in December, I promise! My… Continue reading DIY – Festive Hamper #blogmas

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WWW Wednesday 2 #blogmas

Now that I'm off work and I'm back from Edinburgh I can focus on my reading again. I've only really been managing audio books and graphic novels recently, so I'm looking forward to the next couple weeks of reading. WWW Wednesday was created by A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of… Continue reading WWW Wednesday 2 #blogmas

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The Friday 56 – The Black Flamingo #blogmas

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda over at Freda's Voice. You can find her here. Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that's ok.) *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) *Post it. *Add your (url) post below in… Continue reading The Friday 56 – The Black Flamingo #blogmas

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Festive Bucket List #blogmas

Hope you've all had a good Thursday. I've officially got just one more day left of work and then I'm off until the 2nd January, so I'm very excited to start doing more fun Christmassy things and thought it would be a good idea to create a kind of festive bucket list for myself for… Continue reading Festive Bucket List #blogmas

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WWW Wednesday 1 #blogmas

For today's post I'm going to try out the popular weekly meme, WWW Wednesday. I've always enjoyed reading other blogger's WWW Wednesday posts but have never done one myself. WWW Wednesday was created by A Daily Rhythm and revived by Taking on a World of Words. The rules are that you need to answer the following… Continue reading WWW Wednesday 1 #blogmas

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The Joy of Christmas Book Tag #blogmas

Today's post is my first festive book tag of the season. I really enjoy doing tags this time of year as they make me feel excited for the holiday season and some tags are a great way to look back at the reading year you've had and discuss some of the books you've been reading.… Continue reading The Joy of Christmas Book Tag #blogmas

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Gift Giving for Book Lovers #blogmas

Today I will be giving you some gift ideas for the book-lovers in your life. There are so many great artists and creators on Etsy that I adore for their bookish gifts, so I wanted to shout out a couple of these shops and the items they sell. My favourite bookish gifts to buy for… Continue reading Gift Giving for Book Lovers #blogmas