Let’s Talk About: TBR

Hello book-dragons! Today I’m going to talk about the TBR. *dramatic music* Yes, that is right I am tackling the ever growing and never ending monster which is the To Be Read pile (or mountain in my case) of books that we as readers tell ourselves that we are “eventually” going to read. In this blog … Continue reading Let’s Talk About: TBR

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Mini Reviews

This Mini Review includes short reviews for the following books: Star of Deltora: Shadows of the Master by Emily Rodda The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Awaken: Sleeping Beauty Retold by Demelza Carlton Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan Title: Star of Deltora: Shadows of the Master Author: Emily Rodda Publisher: Scholastic Rating:  Synopsis: Britta … Continue reading Mini Reviews

Haul & Wrap Up| July & August

I am back if you couldn’t tell by the book review I posted recently. I was out for a long time because of exams and then I went on a month-long vacation (I might make a short post about this, maybe). Whoop!! Sadly back to reality, I must go. I’ve just gotten back recently and I … Continue reading Haul & Wrap Up| July & August

My Lovely Frankie | Judith Clarke

Title: My Lovely Frankie Author: Judith Clarke Publisher: Allen & Unwin Published: July 17, 2017 Rating:  Synopsis: A masterful, moving story about a teenage boy caught between faith and love, by one of Australia's finest YA writers. 'Frankie believed in Heaven quite literally, as if it was another lovely world out past the stars. And … Continue reading My Lovely Frankie | Judith Clarke

A Wild Swan and Other Tales |Micheal Cunningham

Definitely not one your run of the mill retelling. Title: A Wild Swan Author: Micheal Cunningham Published: November 2015 Publisher: Fourth Estate Rating: Synopsis: In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the people and the talismans of lands far, far away, the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder are … Continue reading A Wild Swan and Other Tales |Micheal Cunningham

Review| Echoes in Death by JD Robb

Title: Echoes in Death Author: JD Robb Publisher: Piatkus Genre: Adult Fiction, Crime Fiction and Romance Synopsis: As NY Lt. Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home, a young woman—dazed, naked, and bloody—suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action. Daphne Strazza … Continue reading Review| Echoes in Death by JD Robb

Review| Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Title: Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Publisher: Penguin Pages: 320 Genre: Lgbt, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now … Continue reading Review| Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

February 2017 Wrap Up & Haul

February is over and despite being the shortest month of the year I feel like it went pretty slowly and dragged on. In terms of reading, this month went really well for me considering I got out of my reading slump and read 4 books. And so without further ado, let’s start with my haul. … Continue reading February 2017 Wrap Up & Haul

Review| Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Howl’s Moving Castle Author: Diana Wynne Jones Publisher: Harper Collins Source: Paperback Synopsis: "How about making a bargain with me?" said the demon. "I'll break your spell if you agree to break this contact I'm under." In the land of Ingary, where seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, Sophie Hatter attracts the … Continue reading Review| Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

How Do I Deal With Reading Slumps?

The short answer for this is: I don’t really deal with it. For the sake of this post however I’m going to actually write about what I personally do when I am in a reading slump, such as the one I’m in right now. Reading slumps, I should think, are fairly common amongst any sort … Continue reading How Do I Deal With Reading Slumps?