Can you believe it's the end of 2017 already? The time has just flown by! I've nearly been blogging on here for a whole year now! It's been an amazing journey so far and I can't wait to see what 2018 brings. I'm here today with a looong ol' post to round-up my bookish year! … Continue reading My 2017 bookish awards, plus a look back over the year
I've read roughly 80 books this year ('roughly' because at the time of writing this blog I'm not sure how many books I've finished!) but I've only given 9 of those books a 5 star rating! I mean I have read a couple of short stories which I also gave 5 stars, but I don't feel … Continue reading My favourite books of 2017
I've been seeing a few of these 5 star prediction blog posts around the blogosphere this past week and I want to join in! The point of this post is to pick a selection of books you think are going to be 5 star reads, and why you think that. I'd like to revisit this … Continue reading 5 star book predictions!
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the shocking secret that John keeps in the cellar. Until, suddenly, John … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Visitors by Catherine Burns
A few of you lovely people fedback that you thought this first impressions idea was a good one, so I'm at it again with my next book! This is my first impression of Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent. Synopsis: Oliver Ryan, handsome, charismatic, and successful, has long been married to his devoted wife, … Continue reading First impression review: Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent
When me and Matt were in Malta, we somehow got into a discussion of judging a book purely on reading it's synopsis. The more I thought about this idea, the more I liked it, but I also realised that of course the books I'm going to judge will be ones I actively want … Continue reading First impression review: The Visitors by Catherine Burns
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: A loving husband. The perfect killer? ‘I wonder if Mia thinks I have a dark side. Most likely as far as she knows, I am just her dear loving husband.’ Paul Strom has spent years building his perfect life: glittering career, beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a big house in the suburbs. … Continue reading Review: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda