Non-Fiction, review

When They Call You A Terrorist – Patrisse Khan-Cullors

“We are not terrorists. I am not a terrorist. I am Patrisse Marie Khan-Cullors Brignac. I am a survivor. I am stardust.” Blurb: “A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in America—and the co-founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free.”… Continue reading When They Call You A Terrorist – Patrisse Khan-Cullors

adult fiction, review

The Beautiful And The Damned – F.Scott Fitzgerald

"In this state he considered that he would one day accomplish some quiet subtle thing that the elect would deem worthy, and, passing on, would join the dimmer stars in a nebulous, indeterminate heaven half-way between and immortality." Blurb: "Anthony and Gloria are the essence of Jazz Age glamour. A brilliant and magnetic couple, they… Continue reading The Beautiful And The Damned – F.Scott Fitzgerald

fantasy, review, young adult

Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

“It was our 9/11, our Princess Diana, our JFK. You’d always remember where you were when you heard about Being No. 1.” Blurb: “When the angels start falling from the sky, it seems like the world is ending. Smashing down to Earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted. Not a single one has survived.”… Continue reading Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

Audiobook Of The Month

Audiobook Of The Month | Always And Forever Lara Jean

I’ve finding it really hard to believe how far we are into the year, but when my audible credit renewed, it brought the promise of a new month and a new book. After seeing the trailer drop for the film adaptation of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, it seemed only right to step… Continue reading Audiobook Of The Month | Always And Forever Lara Jean

contemporary, lgbt, review, young adult

Noah Could Never – Simon James Green

“Sometimes having something really nice in your life was worse than not having it, because it made you worried you were going to lose it. And losing something is worse when you know just how wonderful the thing is.” Blurb: “Noah and Harry are now officially boyfriends, but is Noah ready to go all the… Continue reading Noah Could Never – Simon James Green

contemporary, review, young adult

Love, Hate & Other Filters – Samira Ahmed

“Filming is the way I see things. Really see them. I can capture what is important to me at a particular moment. That way, I keep it forever.” Blurb: “Maya Aziz dreams of being a film maker in New York. Her family have other ideas. They want her to be a dutiful daughter who wears… Continue reading Love, Hate & Other Filters – Samira Ahmed

discussion, Uncategorized

Things I Learnt As A Bookseller

Working in a bookstore was always something I wanted to do, regardless of for how long it would be. I’ve been fortunate to work as a Seasonal Bookseller, two Christmas’ in a row, at a high-street bookstore, and I thought I would share some of the things I learnt during my time there.   HOWEVER… Continue reading Things I Learnt As A Bookseller

children's fiction, fantasy, review

Brain Freeze – Tom Fletcher

“I had eaten WAY too much ice cream WAY too fast, and we all know what happens when you do that… BRAIN FREEZE.” Blurb: “Izzy’s grandpa was an ice-cream man, and he used to tell the BEST stories. There was the one about giving a 99 Flake to a pharaoh in Ancient Egypt – and… Continue reading Brain Freeze – Tom Fletcher