Mini-review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: They are an unlikely pair: George is “small and quick and dark of face”; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a “family,” clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California’s dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they …

Short stories worth reading when you have 10 minutes to spare – with mini-reviews!

Are you ever in a reading slump, or not particularly enjoying the book you're currently reading? Whenever I'm in either situation I find the best remedy is to pick up a short story! This gives me a quick burst of entertainment and usually encourages me to pick up my current read or a new book. …

My Favourite Bloggers

I've seen a few of these Favourite Bloggers posts recently and I wanted to jump on the bandwagon! There are so many bloggers that I absolutely love because they're the loveliest people (Bridget & Books, Jenna @ Bookmark Your Thoughts, Marija @ Inside My Library Mind etc) but I wanted this post to feature bloggers …

Q&A with C. J. Skuse, author of Sweetpea & In Bloom @HQStories @CJSkuse

If you've been following my blog or Instagram over these past few weeks you will have definitely seen me singing my praises for C. J Skuse's books Sweetpea and In Bloom. They have both been 5 star reads for me this year and I've recommended them to everyone! My aggressive love for these books has actually inspired several of you …

#25inFive wrap-up

Guys, I did it! I completed my first ever 25 in Five challenge with a healthy time of 25hrs,  7minutes and 2 seconds! I started this challenge thinking it would be a breeze, but it isn't called a challenge for no reason! As much as I love reading, reading, on average, 5 hours a day is …