Book Review: ‘The Kingdoms’ by Natasha Pulley

“Come home, if you remember. The postcard has been held at the sorting office for 91 years, waiting to be delivered to Joe Tournier. On the front is a lighthouse - Eilean Mor, in the Outer Hebrides. Joe has never left England, never even left London. He is a British slave, one of thousands throughout the … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Kingdoms’ by Natasha Pulley


What I Read in February

February has turned out to be even busier than January, but I still managed to read a lot (over 30 books!). I had been busy at work and we slowly started planning the publishing conference at SYP, so I have my hands full this year!  I didn’t end up writing much this month, but that’s … Continue reading What I Read in February

200 Books of 2020: A Year in Review

I read over 100 books in the second half of 2020 (115 I think), and many of them were truly extraordinary, so understandably I had a hard time deciding on my ten favourites! For this reason, I included another five in Honourable mentions below. I honestly had a great year when it comes to books (everything else … Continue reading 200 Books of 2020: A Year in Review

Book Review: ‘Girl Out of Place’ by Syl van Duyn

“A coming-of-age story set during the liberation of the Dutch East Indies. At the end of the war, Nell is released from a Japanese internment camp in Java. While searching for her father in the chaos, she meets Tim, a young man who is looking for his family too. Nell’s journey takes her first to Singapore … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Girl Out of Place’ by Syl van Duyn

Book Review: ‘Out of My League’ by Sarah Sutton

“Sophia Wallace is convinced her life is over when her high school cuts the journalism program. Without the elective, she loses her chance to intern with the biggest newspaper company in the county, and why? All because the baseball team needs more funding. To make matters worse, her boyfriend publicly dumps her at a party, which … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Out of My League’ by Sarah Sutton

What’s On My NetGalley Shelf

I feel quite spoiled this week, not only I’m taking a part in two readalongs this week (one of them is listenalong!), but I have also got accepted for a few titles at NetGalley, which I’m so excited to read! I have started two of them already – Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know and … Continue reading What’s On My NetGalley Shelf

ARC Review: ‘Glorious Day’ by Skye Kilaen

“The bodyguard is a traitor. The princess is her one true love. And the revolution is almost here. Elsenna Hazen left spaceport security and ended up a royal bodyguard. She should have known better than to fall in love with a princess. It’s been two years since one ill-advised kiss in the garden pulled them … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘Glorious Day’ by Skye Kilaen

Book Review: ‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah Faizal

“Nobody knows that Zafira is the Hunter. Forced to disguise herself as a man, she braves the cursed forest to feed her people. If she is exposed as a girl, all of her achievements will be rejected. Nasir is the infamous Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the sultan. … Continue reading Book Review: ‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah Faizal

My Rainbow TBR

Pride month may be over, but that doesn’t mean issues related are of any less importance. It hurts that even now, in the 21st century, somebody’s sexuality or identification is a problem for many. Topics surrounding LGBT+ has taken a pivotal place in the current political debate in Poland in light of presidential elections, making … Continue reading My Rainbow TBR

ARC Review: ‘Loveless’ by Alice Oseman

“As Georgia starts university with her best friends, Pip and Jason, in a whole new town far from home, she’s ready to find romance, and with her outgoing roommate on her side and a place in the Shakespeare Society, her ‘teenage dream’ is in sight. But when her romance plan wreaks havoc amongst her friends, … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘Loveless’ by Alice Oseman