Star rating: 4/5 Synopsis: Lydia, a bookseller at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, finds one of her favouritebut troubled patrons dead in the shop. After finding a photo of herself at her 10th birthday party on his body, Lydia has to revisit a horrifying event in her past, as well as try to solve the riddles Joey … Continue reading Review: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan
After several months of lukewarm reading, I may finally be breaking through to the other side of my gigantic reading slump. To celebrate, I thought I would share some recommendations from a genre that doesn't always get a lot of love - historical fiction! I've tried to pick books from different times in history, with … Continue reading 6 Historical Fiction Recommendations
Hi guys, today I wanted to talk a little bit about why I'm making the decision to step back from bookish social media. I love books. They're in every room in my house, I wax lyrical about recent reads to anyone who will listen, and obviously, love them enough to run two blogs around them. … Continue reading Taking a break from the bookish community.
Star rating: 5/5 Synopsis: A young woman falls quickly for a widower she meets in Monte Carlo, and accompanies him back to his estate in the west country, Manderley. There she struggles to fit into his world and feels constantly shadowed by the ghost of his first wife, Rebecca. Review: This book is hands down a new favourite. … Continue reading Review: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Star Rating: 2.5/5 Synopsis: A hugely dysfunctional family go on holiday to Norfolk, where a new age hippy type called Amber inserts herself into their home and changes their lives. Review: I just felt like I needed more from this book. The writing was experimental, but nothing particularly jumped out at me, the characters plot … Continue reading Review: The Accidental by Ali Smith
So for the first time ever I'm taking part in the Booktubathon, a week long readathon hosted by Ariel Bissett on YouTube! I made a quick video talking about my TBR for the week. https://youtu.be/wCJY9Se1eWo
Hello everyone! I've finally made another YouTube video, this time reviewing Matt Haig's amazing new book How to Stop Time. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/OlMyaXTkw4c