The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig

"You'll find the bad stuff has good bits too. The bad days are the days that make you you." ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I'm a huge fan of Matt Haig's Christmas books and the latest, The Truth Pixie, is a really sweet story written in adorable verse. I read the whole thing in one sitting and the last... Continue Reading →

Sunny Side Up by Susan Calman

“This book you’re reading now, though, isn’t set in the gritty world of pound shops; this book is all real.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Oh, Susan! This book is just a joy to read. It's the embodiment of kindness and it made me smile all the way through. There is something about the way Susan Calman writes that... Continue Reading →

The Last by Hanna Jameson

-Quotation to come- ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The premise of this book hooked me immediately. The whole idea is that the world goes into nuclear war and cities across the world along with general infrastructure are destroyed. The focus is on a hotel in the middle of nowhere in Switzerland which has managed to avoid destruction. The remaining... Continue Reading →

Educated by Tara Westover

“My life was narrated for me by others. Their voices were forceful, emphatic, absolute. It had never occurred to me that my voice might be as strong as theirs.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you read any memoir, let it be this one. Westover's story is very unique and yet it shines a light on some many familiar... Continue Reading →

The Bees by Laline Paull

“You have wings and courage and a brain. Do not annoy me by asking permission." ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you're looking for a book wildly different and unique from anything you've ever read before, then look no further than The Bees. I literally couldn't compare this with anything. I bow down to Laline Paull's imagination and level... Continue Reading →

A Place Called Perfect by Helena Duggan

"Their years of imprisonment burned in their eyes, adding strength to their bones." ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Another middle grade (9-11 years) book onto my read list! I try to review these books against each other rather than generally and although this was readable, it didn't wow me. I felt that it was a bit predictable. I think... Continue Reading →

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