Books, reviews

A World Through Sapphire Eyes Review

★★★★ This is the first book from Marie Mackay, born in England but now living in Canada. The author sent me a free ARC of A World Through Sapphire Eyes in return for an honest review. I’ve kept this as spoiler free as I can!   A World through Sapphire Eyes revolves mainly around Vason… Continue reading A World Through Sapphire Eyes Review

Book Box Club, Books, unboxing, unboxing

May Book Box Club Unboxing

I was looking forward to this box all month as the theme was Dangers and Dragons! Anything fantasy related I love. The featured book was Burn by Patrick Ness. I’d seen this around bookstagram so was happy to receive it in this box. The blurb says On a family farm in1950s America, Sarah discovers her… Continue reading May Book Box Club Unboxing

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Crown of Midnight

★★★★★ After finishing the buddy read of Wolf Hall, I quickly came back to the Throne of Glass series. I don’t know whether to read a different book between each one just to make it last longer! I don’t want it to end! Crown of Midnight leads on from after Celaena has been crowned the… Continue reading Crown of Midnight

Bookcase, Books, tour

Bookcase tour

I love seeing how other people organise their bookcases. As much as I love seeing rainbow and pastel bookcases on bookstagram, mine just don’t work like that. For one, I don’t have enough colours, all mine seem to be black. I think that might be a dystopian/fantasy thing. And for two, it stresses me out… Continue reading Bookcase tour

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April Book Box Club unboxing

The theme for April’s box was Cursed Kingdoms! The books: Thorn by Intisar Khananai Princess Alyrra is grateful to escape her own kingdom when she is sough as the bride for a powerful prince. But when she arrives at the new palace she finds herself transformed and trapped inside the body of a cruel maid.… Continue reading April Book Box Club unboxing

Books, five star, recommended, reviews

Throne of Glass review

★★★★★ Sarah J. Mass is the author of the Throne of Glass series, A Court of Thorns and Roses series and most recently the adult series, Crescent City. She wrote the first draft of Throne of Glass when she was just sixteen. This is actually the first book I’ve read of hers but I can’t… Continue reading Throne of Glass review

Books, Monthly wrap up, reviews

April wrap up

I think partly helped by lockdown, I’ve read more books this month than I had in total for January, February and March put together! Eight books read in total (although that's now nine as I finished Throne of Glass on the very last day of April!) and one I DNF. The books I finished were:… Continue reading April wrap up

Book Box Club, Books, reviews

Hold Back The Tide review

★★★★★ Hold Back The Tide is written by Melinda Salisbury. She also wrote The Sin Eater’s Daughter series which was nominated for many awards including the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Award 2015. I haven’t read anything by her before but I’ll be sure to look out for her other books! Hold Back The Tide is about… Continue reading Hold Back The Tide review

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Book Box Club March Unboxing

The theme of this box was Mythical Monsters which may possibly be my favourite theme, although May’s sounds pretty awesome! Being a fan of all things fantasy, I love anything featuring dragons, mermaids, krakens, unicorns etc. The featured book is Hold back The Tide by Melinda Salisbury. The blurb for this one is: Alva is… Continue reading Book Box Club March Unboxing

Book Box Club, Books, To read

January Book Box Club

January Book Box unboxing If you haven’t heard of the Book Box Club, it’s a monthly subscription box run by Libby and Kate. Each box has a different theme and includes a new young adult book as well as lots of bookish goodies. Past items I’ve received include candles, hats, mugs, coasters, bookmarks, notebooks and… Continue reading January Book Box Club

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And The Stars Were Shining Brightly review

I received this book as an ARC copy in Book Box Club December’s Fireside Favourites box. They had ten different ARC books they were sending out all with different release dates this year. And The Stars Were Shining Brightly is released in March this year so I will keep it spoiler free! There are a… Continue reading And The Stars Were Shining Brightly review