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…

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…

Review: Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

Date Started: 9th January 2019 Date Finished: 19th January 2019 Time taken to read: 11 days Rating: 4 stars If only the swans would swim side by side on the dark green lake, this picture might turn out to be the crowning achievement of the wedding photographer’s career. Lethal White is the fourth instalment in…

Review: Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst

Date Finished: January 14th 2019 Time taken to read: 8 days Rating: 3 stars Gold. Symbol Au Fire & Heist is a young adult fantasy story taking a look into the lives of wyverns (were-dragons) living amongst humans. Having been banished from their home land centuries ago, wyverns have settled on Earth fuelled by a…

Review: Killer T by Robert Muchamore

Date Finished: January 7th 2019 Time taken to read: 147 days Rating: 1.5 stars I received a free e-ARC of Killer T on NetGalley from the publisher (Hot Key Books) in exchange for an honest review of the story. Killer T is now available for purchase. Deion Powell was king of high school. (Let me…

Review: The Other Side of Lost by Jessi Kirby

Date Finished: January 4th 2019 Time taken to read: 4 days Rating: 3.5 stars We lie on our backs on the trampoline, drawn into the center by each other’s weight. The Other Side of Lost follows Mari, a newly 18-year-old health and lifestyle Instagrammer, who is becoming disillusioned by the perfect life she feels she…

2018 Top 5 Reads

Nearly two weeks into 2019, I have had finished my first two reads of the new year (reviews coming soon) and have had time to reflect on my favourites from 2018. In 2018, on Goodreads I rated 12 books as 5 stars (although actual ratings cover 4.5 and 5 stars). As such, I chose to pick…

Review: The Mermaid by Christina Henry

Time taken to read: 13 days, (although more likely 4/5 days with a gap in the middle), Rating: 4 stars Once there was a fisherman, a lonely man who lived on a cold and rocky coast and was never able to convince any woman to come away and live that forbidding place with him. The…