One of the saddest feelings a bookworm can experience is when a very anticipated release becomes on of your least favourite books. And that's precisely what happened with The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman. This was pitched as perfect for fans of Stranger Things & The Raven Boys. I LOVE BOTH OF THOSE THINGS… Continue reading 4 Reasons The Devouring Gray became one of my most disappointing reads of 2019! (ft. boring characters and my salty rants)
So look. Contemporaries and me? We're not exactly best friends. I like contemporaries! I normally give them 3 or 4 stars but they rarely BLOW me away. It takes SO much for me to give contemporaries 5 stars because I'm hardly ever completely impressed with them (which is why i've read like 2 contemporaries this… Continue reading REVIEW: The Boy Who Steals Houses by CG Drews // aka the book that stole my heart!!
As you MIGHT know, I am obsessed with The Folk Of The Air series by Holly Black. Jude and Cardan fill me with so much love I cannot even begin to explain how much they entirely own my heart!!! So in celebration of how much I LOVE these characters (as well as the world, the… Continue reading Are The Cruel Prince & The Wicked King Worth The Hype?? (collab with Kerys!)
I'm only just realising now that in January I read a fantasy, a thriller, a mystery and a poetry collection! Like...what? I'm branching out into so many different genres lately and I'm lowkey living for it! I've found some new favourites and am mostly enjoying what I'm reading. Normally I just stick to YA FANTASY… Continue reading mini reviews // books with red on the cover edition (poetry, hufflepuffs & I drown in all the genres)
If you haven't heard of Caraval in your life, then, where have you been? It was one of the hottest YA releases out there last year and EVERYONE was reading it. Apart from me. I only managed to read a copy this year and finally join in the hype, which had died down a lot,… Continue reading Caraval and Legendary by Stephanie Garber // Are they worth the hype?!
Today's post will feature 1) cake 2) fangirling and 3) a very special book dragon! As you can image, I am SUPER excited!! I probably gave everything away from the title, OOPS. But let's pretend everything here is one huge surprise party because it is way more fun that way, okay? This is going to… Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW: A Thousand Perfect Notes by CG Drews // Cake, Music and excuse the pun, PERFECTION + a smol interview!!
So honestly I have a lot of books I need to review SO LET'S GO AND DO IT AND JUST REVIEW THEM OKAY. there's not much to say except there are no themes for these books, they are just?? books i want to review and talk to you about!! The Epic Crush Of Genie Lo… Continue reading Whisper Of Reviews // sprinkling the salt, disappointments, but some rare gems.
Honestly, evil mermaids and murdering men are both MY AESTHETIC. There's something about books set around the sea and lighthouses with a hint of evil and magic and this book was exactly that. Why, yes, I am pleased. I actually haven't read many books that are set in the ocean so this was a pleasant surprise. Thank… Continue reading REVIEW: The Wicked Deep by Shea Earnshaw: Evil mermaids, murder and a mind-blowing plot twist (!!)
I AM TRASH FOR DARK AND WEIRD AND ATMOSPHERIC AND CREEPY BOOKS. And The Wren Hunt was exactly that. I am forever pleased. You know those books that are just twisty and wacky and dark and your soul just squeals in delight? Yeah, that was this book. I absolutely adored this book and I shall drown… Continue reading REVIEW: The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson // Creepy Premise, Irish setting (!!) and Marvellously Magical
Holy Batman! THAT WAS SOME EPIC STUFF RIGHT THERE. I'm not even kidding, THAT WAS SO GOOD. It's subtly mind-blowing and incredibly enjoyable. I did not expect to love this so much. But, I mean it's MARIE LU FOR GOODNESS SAKE, of course, I loved it. Thank you to Penguin Random House for the review copy! All opinions are… Continue reading REVIEW: Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu // epic characters, thrilling writing but a little underwhelming.