Book Review // Serpent & Dove – Shelby Mahurin // #Gifted

Title: Serpent & Dove Author: Shelby Mahurin Publication date: 3rd September 2019 (U.S.), 17th October 2019 (U.K.) My rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads rating: 4.40 Pages: 528 Genre: YA, Fantasy I received an ARC of this book from the publishers Harper Teen. This book was gifted but all opinions are my own and are not influenced by receiving a copy of this book in … Continue reading Book Review // Serpent & Dove – Shelby Mahurin // #Gifted

YALC & LFCC 2019| Sunday Plans – If I Was Attending

Hi everyone! How are we all doing? As you may have already guessed from my previous posts, I'm attending YALC 2019 this year. In 2018 I only attended on the Saturday, and this year I'm attending on both the Friday and Saturday. Maybe next year I'll do the whole weekend! After Carrie Hope Fletcher was … Continue reading YALC & LFCC 2019| Sunday Plans – If I Was Attending

YALC & LFFC 2019 | Friday plans

Hi everyone, I hope you're all doing great! I'm doing a bit of a different post today, but don't fret - it's still book related! If you're not from the U.K. or are unfamiliar with book conventions, the Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) is one of the biggest book conventions in the U.K., focusing on … Continue reading YALC & LFFC 2019 | Friday plans

Book a Review | The Space Between – Meg Grehan

Title: The Space Between Author: Meg Grehan Publication date: 30th March 2017 My rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads rating: 4.17 Pages: 180 Genre: YA, Poetry, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Synopses: It’s New Year’s Eve, and Beth plans to spend a whole year alone, in her snug, safe house. But she has reckoned without floppy-eared, tail-wagging Mouse, who comes nosing to her window. Followed shortly by … Continue reading Book a Review | The Space Between – Meg Grehan

Book Review | The Familiars – Stacey Halls | #Gifted

Title: The Familiars Author: Stacey Halls Publication date: 7th February 2019 My rating: ★★☆☆☆ Goodreads rating: 3.93 Pages: 344 Genre: YA, Historical Fiction, Witchcraft I received a #gifted copy of this book from the Swansea Blogger’s Collective (#SBCollective). Thank you to Hot Key Books, Swansea Waterstones and of course the author, Stacey Halls for providing me with a copy of this book. All views … Continue reading Book Review | The Familiars – Stacey Halls | #Gifted

Book Hooked Box | February ‘Surviving Disaster’ Unboxing

Hi everyone, I hope you've had the best week. I'm very late posting this, I'm so sorry! Here's my unboxing of the February Book Hooked Box 'Surviving Disaster'. Spoiler alert there were some amazing products in this book! Stick around to see what they were! I'm sure you've all heard of this new amazing subscription … Continue reading Book Hooked Box | February ‘Surviving Disaster’ Unboxing

Book Review | The Twisted Tree – Rachel Burge

Title: The Twisted Tree Author: Rachel Burge Publication date: 10th January 2019 My rating: ★★★☆☆ Goodreads rating: 3.95 Pages: 248 Genre: YA, Norse Mythology, Fantasy, Horror I received a #gifted copy of this book from the publishers Hot Key Books. All opinions and views are my own and are not influenced by receiving a copy of this book in any way. I … Continue reading Book Review | The Twisted Tree – Rachel Burge

Book Review |Clean – Juno Dawson

Title: Clean Author: Juno Dawson Publication date: 5th April 2018 My rating: ★★★★☆ Goodreads rating: 4.14 Pages: 399 Genre: YA, Contemporary I borrowed this book from a friend. All opinions are my own and are not influenced in any way. *Trigger warnings - drug use, addiction, eating disorders, self harm and alcoholism. This book goes into a lot of detail surrounding … Continue reading Book Review |Clean – Juno Dawson

Book Review | Dry – Neal and Jarrod Shusterman | #Gifted

Title: Dry Author: Neal and Jarrod Shusterman Publication date: 2nd October 2018 My rating: ★★★★★ Goodreads rating: 4.07 Pages: 390 Genre: YA, Science Fiction, Dystopian, Survival I received a #gifted copy of this book from the publishers Walker Books. All opinions and views are my own and are not influenced by receiving a copy of this book in any way. I … Continue reading Book Review | Dry – Neal and Jarrod Shusterman | #Gifted

Guest Post – Kayleigh Cyprus | Octavia’s Bookshop and the Importance of Children’s Books

Hi! My name’s Kayleigh, and I blog over at snailycanflyy.wordpress.com. I’d like to share with you today a post that I originally wrote back in October 2018 after a trip to Cirencester. It was there that I discovered Octavia’s Bookshop and it got me thinking about how valuable children’s literature actually is. Last week, I … Continue reading Guest Post – Kayleigh Cyprus | Octavia’s Bookshop and the Importance of Children’s Books