Top Ten Tuesday: Books With My Favourite Themes or Tropes

This week I’ve decided to take part in ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl again. So, the topic we’ve been given is ‘books with our favourite trope/theme’. I found this quite a difficult one to answer so I’ve listed ten vague and broad themes and tropes found in books, and paired each one up with a book I love… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books With My Favourite Themes or Tropes

February Wrap-Up 2022: The One That Was One of the Worst Months of My Life

So, I haven’t been seen for two weeks, which lets be honest is kind of the norm for this blog, unfortunately this time I was absent for some not so fun reasons. I’m so relieved February is over because I went through far too much in a short span of time, and for the shortest month in the year it somehow managed to floor me… Continue reading February Wrap-Up 2022: The One That Was One of the Worst Months of My Life

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Were Too Good To Review

This week I’ve decided to take part in ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl again. So, the topic we’ve been given is ‘books too good to review properly’, and I did something very similar to this concept in 2020, which you can read here. However, I certainly have read books since that I loved and don’t even know where to begin with reviewing. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Were Too Good To Review

A Sci-Fi Shorts Anthology Volume One Edited by J. A. Taylor & Rod Castor Arc Review

A Sci-Fi Shorts Anthology: Volume 1 edited by J. A. Taylor and Rod Castor is a 2021 publication, and the work features a collection of sixty short stories limited to 500 words each. It currently has an average rating of 3.85 in Goodreads, and I have given it 3 stars after rating each story and then calculating the average… Continue reading A Sci-Fi Shorts Anthology Volume One Edited by J. A. Taylor & Rod Castor Arc Review

Top Ten Tuesday: Valentines Day Gifts for Your Book-Obsessed Companions

This week I’ve decided to take part in ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl again. So, the topic we’ve been given is ‘love freebie’ and unfortunately I am not a massive fan of the genre of romance, nor do I ship many book couples so this was a hard one for me. Instead I’ve decided to interpret this a bit liberally so I’ve … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Valentines Day Gifts for Your Book-Obsessed Companions

Free Love by Tessa Hadley Arc Review

Phyllis Fischer is married to Roger Fischer with two children: Collette and Hugh, in a suburban dream that brings peace and stability. However, all that changes on a summer night when the son of an old family friend comes to dinner, exposing Phyllis to something new and exciting. They kiss on that hot summer evening and the world changes for her. Awaken to this new world and new feelings, Phyllis makes decisions that defies her role as mother and wife, exposing her family’s ordinary life to events and the dramatic changes of the society around them… Continue reading Free Love by Tessa Hadley Arc Review

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Gladly Throw Into The Ocean

This week I’ve decided to take part in ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl again. I wasn’t feeling the TTT prompt of this week ‘books with names/character names in the title’, so I’ve gone for a far more petty topic ‘books I’d gladly throw into the ocean’ and I’m very happy about it! Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Gladly Throw Into The Ocean

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab Review

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab is a fantasy novel with historical fiction elements first published in 2020. It currently has an average rating of 4.24 stars on Goodreads, and I have rated it 2 stars. France, 1714, a desperate girl makes a bargain to live forever but is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she ever meets; this is the … Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab Review