contemporary, review, young adult

Big Bones – Laura Dockrill

“Yes, before you ask, I am fat. Yes. I just called myself fat and that’s allowed. And… I’m not greedy. I just love food.” Blurb: “A heart-warming teen story from the unique voice of Laura Dockrill, about Bluebelle, aka BB, aka Big Bones - a sixteen-year-old girl encouraged to tackle her weight even though she's… Continue reading Big Bones – Laura Dockrill

adult fiction, fantasy, Rereads, review

A Darker Shade Of Magic (Collector’s Edition) – V.E.Schwab

“Kell wore a very peculiar coat. It had neither one side, which would be conventional, nor two, which would be unexpected, but several, which was, of course, impossible.” Blurb: “Most people only know one London; but what if there were several? Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare ability to travel between… Continue reading A Darker Shade Of Magic (Collector’s Edition) – V.E.Schwab

Audiobook Of The Month

Audiobook Of The Month | The Belles

It's hard to believe that we're in March with all the snowfall England seems to be getting lately, but it's time to delve into a new audiobook. This month was a bit of a struggle as nothing really seemed to be grabbing me. I'd heard a lot about The Belles but was on the fence… Continue reading Audiobook Of The Month | The Belles

adult fiction, contemporary, review

Some Kind Of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher

“I’ll wake up and be happy again. I’ll wake up and won’t feel so hurt, betrayed and humiliated. But right now the journey ahead seems bleak, lonely and hostile. This wasn’t a road I ever envisaged seeing myself on and I’m in no shape and no way prepared.” Blurb: “Lizzy and Ian have been a… Continue reading Some Kind Of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher

children's fiction, discussion

Thoughts On World Book Day

When I was a child, World Book Day was like an extra Christmas day for me. I took that token as if it was the most important gift bestowed upon me and picked out the book I wanted as if the fate of the entire world rested on my tiny shoulders. Sadly, gone are the… Continue reading Thoughts On World Book Day

children's fiction, fantasy, review

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

“The real world is where the monsters are.” Blurb: “Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse—Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When… Continue reading Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

discussion

Is The Anniversary Edition for City Of Bones Worth it?

"Clary and her friends are heroes who make their stories true- as, in the end, do we all." If you're unaware who Cassandra Clare was and what The Mortal Instruments is then you must have been living under a proverbial rock for quite a few years. Having been turned into both a Hollywood movie and a Netflix… Continue reading Is The Anniversary Edition for City Of Bones Worth it?

fantasy, review, young adult

Children Of Blood And Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

"One day magic breathed. The next it died." Blurb: "Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a… Continue reading Children Of Blood And Bone – Tomi Adeyemi