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 →

When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

“Let me tell you something that goes against popular wisdom. Love is not blind; it just looks in the wrong places.”  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Bold, brave and moving. Meena Kandasamy has created a literary masterpiece in When I Hit You. Don't read this book if you're looking for an easy read with lots of plot, it is... Continue Reading →

Sum by David Eagleman

“Since we live in the heads of those who remember us, we lose control of our lives and become who they want us to be.” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A short and very sweet book based on fictional ideas of the afterlife. I loved this because I'm fascinated by the afterlife. I'm not religious but I still believe... Continue Reading →

I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

"We are, all of us, wandering about in a state of oblivion, borrowing our time, seizing our days, escaping our fates, slipping through loopholes, unaware of when the axe may fall." ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I was hooked from the sub-title of this book because, as morbid as it sounds, I'm weirdly obsessed with the idea of death...... Continue Reading →

Circe by Madeline Miller

"But in a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth." ⭐⭐⭐⭐ By now, most people interested in fiction will have probably seen or heard of Circe, Madeline Miller's second Greek mythology inspired novel. I have not read her first, The Song 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 →

November 2017

November was my young adult book month. I found The Loneliest Girl in the Universe and They Both Die at the End on bookstagram and I couldn't resist. There is just something about YA which will always make me feel cosy and safe. Plus, they're never pretentious, instead they're always real and relatable, even if... Continue Reading →

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