Book Reviews

Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Synopsis ‘In an ancient city by the sea, three sisters – a maiden, a mother, and a crone – are drawing maps by candlelight. Sombre, with piercing grey eyes, they are the three Fates, and every map is a human life . . .’ Stepsister takes up where Cinderella’s tale ends. We meet Isabelle, the…… Continue reading Book Review: Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Wrap Up

Wrap Up: June and July 2019

Hello everyone! I can’t believe it’s already August! Thanks to the help of some audiobooks and graphic novels, I’ve reached my Goodreads challenge goal and am thinking of increasing the number of books. Here is my combined wrap up for June and July. Books Read Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher ⭐⭐⭐ Trigger warning: suicide, sexual…… Continue reading Wrap Up: June and July 2019

Bookish Posts

Top Ten Tuesday: Retellings I Want to Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week it’s a freebie so I chose a previous TTT topic which is Retellings I Want to Read. I’ve broadened this out to include fairy tales, literature, and mythology as sources of inspiration. A Court of Thorns and Roses This loose…… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Retellings I Want to Read

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Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favourites

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is Childhood Favourites. I think lots of us will be reminiscing about the stories we were introduced to as children. All of these books hold a special place in my heart. A Little Princess I adored this charming riches to rags…… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favourites

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Top Ten Tuesday: Unpopular Bookish Opinions

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is Unpopular Bookish Opinions. I’m not sure if all of these are unpopular, but here goes nothing! Audiobooks count as reading I listen to audiobooks as a way of reading more and recommend them! They are brilliant especially…… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Unpopular Bookish Opinions