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 →

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

"..she thought there was something wrong with her because she sought the messy, sprawling innards of life, the flesh beneath the skin, the breakages." ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The premise of this book hooked me straight away. It's based on a future New York where the human race has almost achieved immortality, but only for the high classes... Continue Reading →

May 2018

I really thought that this month was going to be a bit slow in terms of reading but alas, here I am with six books to talk about! In other news, I've got a new job in a bookshop so this is only going to get worse... or better, let's be positive! Have you read... Continue Reading →

March 2018

Happy Spring! Ish... I'm a winter girl 90% of the time but I do confess I'm looking forward to being able to go outside with just a cardigan on! The best part is that each season has its own special impact on reading and spring brings with it Easter free time and spring days of... Continue Reading →

February 2018

In February, I welcomed in my 25th year of being! Now I'm 24 and officially in my mid-twenties, I couldn't be happier looking ahead and seeing wonderful books in my future! I've really found my *love* and it's so much fun sharing it with you. So here are my February book reviews: One of Us... Continue Reading →

January 2018

Welcome to 2018! My reading target for the year is 50 books so I really set the bar high! There are so many different books I want to read, that if I have any hope of doing so then I need to crack on. Here's my first set of reviews for 2018: Dear Ijeawele, or... Continue Reading →

December 2017

So many books, so little time. Does anyone else ever get overwhelmed by how many books there are in the world which I want to read? My to-read list increases far quicker than my read list... This month I read three books, plus re-listened to Matt Haig's Christmas books but I'm just going to stick... Continue Reading →

September 2017

I'm so behind on my book reviews! This September 2017 post is coming to you from the wonders January 2018. My excuse is that I started my MA in English Literature and Creative Writing in September causing everything to take a back seat. But better late than never: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood The... Continue Reading →

William Styron

For those who have dwelt in depression's dark wood, and known its inexplicable agony, their return from the abyss is not unlike the ascent of the poet trudging upward and upward out of hell's black depths and at last emerging into what he saw as "the shining world". There, whoever has been restored to the... Continue Reading →

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