• Book Review

    REVIEW: The Gilded Wolves

    My Thoughts: This is my first book by Roshani Chokshi and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. Also in typical me fashion, I didn’t read the blurb or any reviews beforehand so I…

    February 18, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: We Unleash The Merciless Storm

    My Thoughts: I’m not even sure how to begin this review. We Set the Dark on Fire was an epic political fantasy with a rich world built around it. The second book focuses more…

    February 17, 2020
  • 77 Saturday

    Seventy-Seven Saturday: Found

    A scream rises from somewhere deep inside me. Mum holds me, trying to calm me down, but I shake her off. Tears streak down my face. Page 77 snippet Found by Fleur Ferris OMG!!!!…

    February 15, 2020
  • Book Blitz/Tour Book Review

    Blog Tour: Foul Is Fair

    My Thoughts: Macbeth for the #MeToo era, this book was utterly thrilling and wonderful to read. It is written with magical dream-like surrealism that connects you to the mind frame that our main character…

    February 13, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: A Trio Of Sophies

    My Thoughts: This book is one of the more interesting formats I have encountered. First off it has two parts both told in Diary entries. The first part starts on Day 65 of Sophie…

    February 11, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: The Tea Dragon Festival

    My Thoughts: The art in this book is just so cute and adorable and just absolutely perfect! I loved how Katie O’Neill was able to capture sign language and the overall diversity is amazing.…

    February 10, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: The Space Between Lost and Found

    My Thoughts: Sandy Stark-McGinnis has a unique ability to write intense and beautiful stories about traumatic situations with a delicacy that does not overwhelm. She doesn’t shy from the negatives and ensures the childlike…

    February 6, 2020
  • Readathon

    January #startonyourshelfathon Update

    Where has this year gone, it’s February already which I just can’t even believe. February brings a big change in my personal life; I am leaving my job due to various reasons. This is…

    February 4, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Daughter of the Pirate King

    My Thoughts: I had the highest of expectations for this book, really I did! I expected to love it as it is about a female pirate captain who is also a princess and on…

    February 3, 2020
  • 77 Saturday

    Seventy-Seven Saturday: Illuminae

    But they’ve decided we are all super traumatised by the Copernicus, and reconvened the groups they had running after the rescue. Page 77 Snippet Illuminae Okay I was sort of interested in the book…

    February 1, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Not Your Sidekick

    My Thoughts: I first came across this book last year on twitter recommended by C.W. of The Quiet Pond who talked about the strong Chinese character as a lead. Then I read somewhere else…

    January 28, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Highway Bodies

    My Thoughts: This book, was my top pick for the first book to read of the year, one because it was hella queer but also because it had been on my to-read list for…

    January 27, 2020
  • 77 Saturday

    Seventy-Seven Saturday: Small Spaces

    My chair screeches as I stand to collect out plates. Tim gives me a secret eye roll and I attempt to smile back. Page 77 Snippet from Small Spaces Okay so I bought this…

    January 25, 2020
  • Waiting for Wednesday

    Waiting For Wednesday: Faith

    So like pretty much most of the world I loved Julie’s Dumplin’ so very much and love the way she writes Fat and Plus Sized characters. She also just writes such great stories so…

    January 15, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Come Tumbling Down

    My Thoughts: This was probably my most anticipated release in January, technically only beating Dark and Deepest Red because I was lucky enough to get an Advance Reader Copy of it. It is no…

    January 14, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Reverie

    My Thoughts: I was so pumped for this book, so pumped in fact that I froze completely when it came out in early December. I wanted to read it right away but also what…

    January 13, 2020
  • 77 Saturday

    Seventy-Seven Saturday: Four Dead Queens

    ‘I’m sorry,’ I said, wringing water from my hair. ‘Mackiel told me to steal from you.’ I shrugged. ‘So I did. It’s nothing personal.” Page 77 Snippet – Four Dead Queens I literally have…

    January 11, 2020
  • Book Blitz/Tour

    Blog Tour: You Too?

    My Thoughts: I think the first thing I want to say is I wish there was no need for a book like this. I wish we lived in a society that the stories contained…

    January 7, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: The Poet X

    My Thoughts: I have to say I’m pretty wary of slam poetry publications as sometimes the rhythm that is vital to it’s beauty just doesn’t translate. So a whole novel written in slam poetry…

    January 6, 2020
  • 77 Saturday

    Seventy-Seven Saturday: The Poet X

    Tonight after my showerinstead of staring at the parts of myselfI want to puzzle-piece into something else,I watch my mouth memorize one of my poems. Page 77 Snippet – The Poet X What a…

    January 4, 2020
  • Book Review

    REVIEW: Book Love

    My Thoughts: This wee little book of funny comics was a Christmas Gift and I was so delighted. Both because I hadn’t heard of this book, I don’t pay much attention to comics outside…

    January 2, 2020
  • Random Rambles

    2020 Blog Goals

    Here in New Zealand where I live, it’s the first afternoon of 2020 and I have been ruminating on my blog and what I want to achieve. I’m so proud of what I have…

    January 1, 2020
  • Monthly Wrap Up

    End Of Year Wrap Up

    Wow, 2019 is nearly over! Today is the last day and tomorrow will be a new year. I think that it is a time of year that conjures up a lot of emotions and…

    December 31, 2019