Movie Monthly – July Edition

Alongside my love of reading, I am also a fan of films. Here are my quick thoughts of the films I watched in the month of July.

Review: The Shadows by Alex North

The Shadows is a mystery/thriller with lingering supernatural tones. Review of the Audio-ARC thanks to NetGalley and Macmillan Audio.

Hiatus – Over

Sometimes you plan to take a break, but sometimes life just happens. A life update, a brief #AtHomeYALC summary and what I hope to do going forward.
Trigger warning for brief descriptions of illness.

Review: Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

Date Started: 9th February 2019 Date Finished: 9th February 2019 Time taken to read: 1 day Rating: 4.5 stars Heartstopper is an LGBTQIA+ contemporary graphic novel, which focuses on the developing friendship and burgeoning relationship between Charlie and Nick. Two teenagers who meet when the form structure changes at their secondary school throws them together….

January Review Wrap Up

Yes, it is mid-March, but this is my wrap up for January 2019. In the month of January I read 6 books, please find below my TLDR summary and a link to my full review for each title. 2019 Books Bought Running Total: 16 2019 Books to Read Owed: 32 2019 Books Read Total: 6…

February Book Haul

In February I hauled *whispers quietly* 19 books. I set myself the goal to try and cut down on my book buying at the start of 2019, which unfortunately was after I had already pre-ordered a ridiculous number of January, February and March releases. So, of those 19 books, only 4 were actively purchased in…

Book Tag: Harry Potter Q&A

Date Started: 22nd January 2019 Date Finished: 2nd February 2019 Time taken to read: 12 days Rating: 5 stars I am currently doing a reread of the Harry Potter series, (especially so I can read the first 3 books in the beautiful illustrated editions). I have made the decision not to write thorough reviews for…

Review: From Lukov With Love by Mariana Zapata

Date Started: 19th January 2019 Date Finished: 20th January 2019 Time taken to read: 2 days Rating: 3.5 stars By the time I’d busted my ass five times in a row, I figured it was time to call it quits. From Lukov with Love is a story based around the world of competitive pairs figure…

Review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

Date Started: 6th January 2019 Date Finished: 19th January 2019 Time taken to read: 14 days Rating: 2.5 stars But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction – what has that got to do with a room of one’s own? A Room of One’s Own is an essay written by…