Read my (LONG overdue) review of Katherine Webber’s Only Love Can Break Your Heart: a beautiful coming of age story about falling apart and putting yourself together again.
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One Of Us Is Next, by Karen M. McManus Pages: 382 Published: 9 January 2020 ⭐️ 5 / 5 YEESSSS. I’ve been waiting (very impatiently) for this book ever since it was announced. This is the sequel to Karen M. McManus’s debut novel, One Of Us Is Lying. This, as McManus writes in her acknowledgements,
Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugo Pages: 352 Published: 5 June 2012 ⭐️ 4 / 5 This book (and the entire series actually) has been on my shelf and my TBR for a long time. I bought all 3 books in the series several years ago and they’ve been sat on my bookshelf ever since.
This Christmas has seen me trying to fit a new bookshelf worth of books into my car boot to get back to London with me. I’ve ended up with quite the bookstack under my tree to add to my TBR. This calls for a Christmas Book Haul! British Library Crime Classics I discovered the existence
Legendary, by Stephanie Garber Pages: 432 Published: 29th May 2018 ⭐️ 3 / 5 Welcome, welcome! To the second installment of Caraval (if you know, you know). Those of you who read my last review will know I was left very underwhelmed and hoping that the series greatly improved. My main gripe was that the
This year has been an odd one. The final weeks of university caused me to have another improptu hiatus from my book blogging/bookstagram life. Summer came and went in a blur of exam re-sit stress. I quit a job I hated. I somehow succeeded in getting a full time job and my feet firmly in
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak “Like most misery, it started with apparent happiness.” – Death
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you” – Mr Darcy
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens “I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy. I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world! Hallo here! Whoop! Hallo!” – Ebenezer Scrooge
Title: The Bone Season Author: Samantha Shannon Pages: 480 Published: 20th August 2013 ⭐️ 5 / 5 N.B This review is taken from my previous blog Theatre and Movies and Books, Oh My, which was deactivated in 2016. The Bone Season follows nineteen year old Paige living in a future dystopian London controlled by an oppressive, authoritarian government called Scion. Kidnapped and ripped from