Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: HarperCollins UK Publication Date: 21st November, 2019 Goodreads Synopsis: This hot debut is the first book in an epic new series about a princess hiding a dark secret and the con man she must trust to clear her name for her father's murder. In the Cyrilian Empire, Affinites are reviled. Their … Continue reading Book Spotlight | Blood Heir by Amélie Wen Zhao
Hey guys! It's Bake Off day, so I thought there isn't a better day to post a book and bake! (If you're not in the UK you might not know what The Great British Bake Off is, but it's a wonderful baking show that I highly recommend watching.) I haven't been baking as often recently, … Continue reading Book & Bake | Chocolate Chip Shortbread
Hey guys! This unboxing should've been published a couple of weeks ago, but I only just got round to taking photos, so it's a bit late. The theme for September's FairyLoot was Witches Be Crazy, so I instantly had high hopes for the items that would be included, and I wasn't disappointed! *This post contains … Continue reading FairyLoot Unboxing | September 2019
Hey guys! If I finished all of the books I start reading, I wouldn't have any trouble achieving my yearly Goodreads goal. Alas, I'm such a mood reader that if I'm struggling to read a book, I find it difficult to power through and finish it - even if I'm super close to the end. … Continue reading Books I’ve Started But Never Finished | Part 1
Hey guys! Four years ago today, I published my first ever post on this blog. It's hard to believe I've been blogging here for four years, and that I started this blog back in 2015. Nearly three hundred posts and sixty book reviews later, I thought it would be fun to celebrate my blogiversary by … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt After 4 Years of Blogging
Genre: Classic Literature Publisher: Scribner Publication Date: First published 10th April, 1925 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Synopsis: I believe that on the first night I went to Gatsby's house I was one of the few guests who had actually been invited. People were not invited - they went there. After the war, the mysterious Jay … Continue reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald | Book Review
Hey guys! I started writing this post a couple of days ago, and only realised today that it's actually Mental Health Awareness week. It's important to talk about mental health and not feel ashamed about the issues you might be facing - you're not alone. If you're struggling, reach out to family and friends, and … Continue reading YA Books About Anxiety
Hey guys! This must be the first time in all of the years I've been blogging that except for one, all of my posts this month have been book reviews. I'm glad I managed to finish some reviews that had been in my drafts for little while! September Blog Posts Murder on the Orient Express … Continue reading September 2019 Wrap-Up!
Hey guys! October's going to be a busy month, so I'm pretty sure I'm not going to have a lot of reading time. Here are a couple books I'm really looking forward to reading though: Wayward Son (Carry On #2) by Rainbow Rowell I've lost count of the number of times I've spoken about how … Continue reading October TBR!
Genre: Graphic Novel, YA Contemporary Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books Publication Date: 5th September, 2019 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Synopsis: Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world. (Not many people know that the best pumpkin patch in … Continue reading Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks | Book Review