This year I have started using my local library more, it’s like online book shopping without the price tag. It’s also the perfect way to test out a book before buying. Here are some of my thoughts on the books that I’ve borrowed so far this year. Read more…

I lucked out in a writing class sitting next to Kristy Fairlamb. We come from entirely different backgrounds and are at different points along our writing journey, but we clicked from that very first lesson. Now I am so proud to be able to support her as an author. Read more…

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Poppy Nwosu, author of the sweet-as-pie, young adult rom-com Making Friends with Alice Dyson. If the world is feeling a little dark to you right now, this book might be all you need to help flick on the light switch. Read more…

This was THE book to read in 2018, but it left people wanting more. After finishing the book, I do understand where the negative reviews are coming from, but at the end of the day (page?) I did enjoy this book and can honestly say I don’t feel let down by it. Read more…

I read a Goodreads review for Whiskey in a Teacup which said ‘This could alternately be titled, The Rich White Woman’s Guide on How to Live as a Rich White Woman in the South,’ which I found hilariously true. Even so, I was excited to give it a read. Read more…

These are all the books that are currently staring at me from my bookshelf and crying out to be read. Hopefully keeping this To Be Read (TBR) list will remind me why I was excited by these stories and help me, and you, decide what to read next. Read more…

Over the last few weeks I’ve heard people say that 2018 was a tough year. But the chance to learn from mistakes, pick yourself up after setbacks, and reflect on missed opportunities is a healthy way to grow as a person. Join me as I set my resolutions for 2019. Read more…

When I woke up this morning and saw that the tiny blemish I had on my chin earlier in the week had turned into a full-blown coldsore, I knew things were bad. I don’t usually wear worry, as Memphis from The Diviners would say, but stress is finally getting the better of me. Read more…

Isabel choose The Moonlight Dreamers by Siobhan Curham for our next review, as it’s her current all-time favourite book. She was nervous to know whether I would like it, but she had no reason to be worried as The Moonlight Dreamers is a very sweet contemporary read. Read more…

Twice Dead is a YA fantasy and the first book in the Necromancer’s Song series by Caitlin Seal. The story follows Naya Garth, who is killed and resurrected to become a spy for her country. Naya is thrust into a political plot that could end with two countries at war. Read more…

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