I expected April to be a great reading month but it was unfortunately pretty awful (relative to other months). I found it really easy to want to read and want to pick books up but incredibly hard to actually finish them. This has resulted in my starting books constantly but seeming to just make it… Continue reading April Wrap Up
The Value of Owning Books
There is nothing quite like the call of the school book fair. For me, this was one of my favourite events of the entire school calendar. I would enter the assembly hall and all the shelves would have been set up with colourful, tantalising books ready for my consumption. My mother would take me to… Continue reading The Value of Owning Books
Review: The Other People
The Other people - C.J. Tudor The Other People is a thriller with supernatural elements that focuses on grief and how people react to horrible situations which shatter and change their life forever. It is the third novel by C.J. Tudor who seems to specialise in these otherworldly, creepy tales that take some very ordinary… Continue reading Review: The Other People
Review: Potkin and Stubbs
Potkin and Stubbs by Sophie Green Synopsis Lil Potkin is a future reporter who is desperate to bring down the corrupt Peligan City. One night she stumbles upon a boy in a bus station and from here the real story begins... Review Characters - 7 I think that Lil and Nedly make a great pair.… Continue reading Review: Potkin and Stubbs
Review: A Natural History of Dragons
A Natural History of Dragons - Marie Brennan Synopsis All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world’s preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the remarkable woman who brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth into the clear light of modern… Continue reading Review: A Natural History of Dragons
2020 Reading Resolutions
Here it is! 2020. Not just another year but another decade. I always find New Year to be a little anticlimactic for me. Most people are off making resolutions, restarting counters or even restarting themselves, but I have always considered a new year to be academic years. I have spent most of my memorable life… Continue reading 2020 Reading Resolutions
24 in 48 Readathon!
With my summer holiday finally underway, I have been able to really start enjoying some books and getting involved in readathons! Which is lucky, because it was just in time for the 24 in 48 readathon. The aim of this readathon is to complete 24 hours of reading over a 48 hour period. I have… Continue reading 24 in 48 Readathon!