Banned Books Week 2019!

Banned Books Week 2019 is here! This year it is happening over the week of 22nd September – 28th September. I wanted to do something, but was a little lost for ideas. That’s when I remembered that often book reading challenges include a banned/challenged book prompt and I know I’m not the only one who…

The Woman Who Wanted More – Vicky Zimmerman

ISBN: 9781785765322. May 30th 2019. Zaffre Books. With thanks to ReadersFirst for supplying me with a paperback copy to read and review. Two lonely women. An unlikely friendship. And one big life lesson: never be ashamed to ask for more…No woman dreams of being unceremoniously dumped and moving back in with her mother on the…

Fairyloot August 2019 – Things Are Not What They Seem

It’s that time again, as promised. Have you looked forward to my next Fairyloot unboxing? I’ve timed this so that it coincides with the Unboxing photo prompt. The August box theme is Things Are Not What They Seem. Here is what Fairyloot had to say in the announcement! We’re so excited to reveal the theme…

The Wayward Girls – Amanda Mason

ISBN: 9781785767135. September 5th 2019. Zaffre Publishing. With thanks to Readers First for supplying me with a copy. The Girls meets The Little Stranger in this dark and captivating debut about sisterhood, family secrets, and a dangerous game that becomes all too real.THEN1976. Loo and her sister Bee live in a run-down cottage in the middle of nowhere,…

Eight Princesses And A Magic Mirror – Natasha Farrant

ISBN: 9781788541152. 5th September 2019. Illustrated by Lydia Corry. Zephyr. With thanks to the team at Zephyr for gifting me a copy of this book. Here are eight princesses for the Rebel Girl’s generation: bold, empowered, full of curiosity, adventure and determination to be true to themselves. Natasha Farrant’s original stories are set in different…

September 2019 Anticipated Releases.

Me again, I haven’t done these posts in so long, and it’s on the list of things I’m bring back to my blog. As always, these dates are mostly specific to the UK. Some of the books featured I’m lucky enough to already own, others I’ve got preordered, and the rest are on my ‘want…

August 2019 Book Haul!

I haven’t done one of these for a few months. Honestly I’ve just gotten overwhelmed attempting to do this all by mobile, but I miss having a few monthly posts, so I’m bringing this back. This month’s haul is in no particular order, in the future I’ll be trying to add as I receive, except…

The Boneless Mercies – April Genevieve Tucholke.

ISBN: 978147117003. October 4th 2018. Simon & Schuster Children’s UK. Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld. They called us the Mercies, or sometimes the Boneless Mercies. They said we were shadows, ghosts, and if you touched our skin we dissolved into smoke …Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are Boneless Mercies – death-traders, hired to kill quickly, quietly…

The Bone Garden – Heather Kassner

ISBN: 9781789091786 . July 23rd 2019. Titan Books. With thanks to the team at Titan Books for gifting me a paperback copy ahead of release. “Remember, my dear, you do not really and truly exist.”Made of dust and bone and imagination, Irréelle fears she’s not quite real. Only the finest magical thread tethers her to…

Bookstagram Tour: Tidelands – Philippa Gregory.

ISBN: 9781471172724. August 20th 2019. Simon & Schuster UK. With thanks to Darkroom Tours for letting me take part in the Bookstagram Tour, and arranging for me to be gifted with a physical copy to read and review. England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . .Midsummer’s Eve, 1648, and…