Welcome to First Lines Friday, a weekly book feature hosted by Wandering Words. Rules: Choose a book from your shelves/current readOpen the book to the first pageCopy the first line on the page, making sure you don’t give away the book titleReveal the book. I love the idea of this, so often it’s the first few… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 4th October 2019
Title: Evermore Author: Alyson Noel Published: February 2009 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Rating: 2/5 Ever is a 17-year-old high school student left with the ability to hear peoples’ thoughts and see the dead after a tragic car accident. More of an outcast at her school, she cannot help but start to fall for the… Continue reading Evermore, Alyson Noel – Book Review
Title: Sharp Objects Author: Gillian Flynn Published: September 2006 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars “Sometimes if you let people do things to you, you're really doing it to them.” Camille Preaker returns to her hometown as a journalist covering the murder of one young girl and the disappearance of a second. She finds… Continue reading Sharp Objects – Book Review
Title: The Island Author: M A Bennett Published: July 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Fiction, Thriller, Contemporary Rating: 3/5 stars 'People that are bullied aren't necessarily nice people, just because they're victims.' When you finish this book, you will realise how much of a ridiculous plot this is, a little (a lot) unbelievable. However, I still found… Continue reading The Island Book Review
Hello everybody, it's not been a month. Shock horror. I'm still working on a few reviews at the moment, so this post a bit of an unboxing of a book box I received in August. This was my first ever book box, and the companys first ever box. I was very pleased with it despite… Continue reading Moonlight Crate – August Unboxing
Hello and welcome! I swear every time I post I always say I’m going to try and be more frequent but never am. I even had two weeks off work where I could have done a little more alas no. Anyway I’m back here for my august wrap up, it’s a little late but better… Continue reading August Wrap Up
Title: Take It Back Author: Kia Abdullah Published: 8th August 2019 Publisher: Harlequin, Harper Collins UK Rating: 5/5
Seventeen-year-old Michael has a secret: he likes to cross-dress. For years, this Black star of the wrestling team has kept this to himself. When his twin sister Shah walks in on him trying on her clothes, he finally confides to her that he wants to wear dresses in public. Understandably, Michael is terrified how his suburban… Continue reading Michael’s Black Dress – Book Review
Okay, so my first post in for - ev - er! I'm in a really big reading slump, and I have an ever growing TBR list (to be read for you non book nerds) I keep buying books, both physcal and e-books, I've also got a (slightly less so) growing list of books to read… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Your TBR!
This is a world divided by blood - red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace.