What makes a 5 star book?

So I was having a big of a whinge on Twitter yesterday about how I haven’t read any 5 star books this year, and Nicki @ The Secret Library asked me what kind of things tend to make books a 5 star read for me. That made me sit back and have a good think... … Continue reading What makes a 5 star book?

A twist you won’t see coming…

Hello, hello! Today I'm bringing you a post highlighting my newest pet peeve when it comes to books... repetitive taglines! Specifically a book that claims to have "a twist you won't see coming". First of all, don't tell me that I won't see it coming, you arrogant books lol. Secondly, don't tell me there is … Continue reading A twist you won’t see coming…

The New Disney Princess Book Tag (collab with Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews)

Very exciting times over here at BookBum! I've only gone and collaborated with The Book Princess herself! Me and the lovely Mandy have collaborated on making this new, fun book tag all around Disney Princesses! This tag was super fun to make because picking new and unique subjects for each Princess was a challenge but … Continue reading The New Disney Princess Book Tag (collab with Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews)

The ups and downs of reading on public transport

  Hey everyone! So last week I explained that I wouldn't be doing a Top Ten Tuesday post this week because I couldn't think of 10 for each subject and merged two weeks worth together! So, this is what I came up with instead! A kind of discussion / listicle! I totally stole this idea … Continue reading The ups and downs of reading on public transport