Cliche phrases in blurbs that make me avoid the book

We all have our likes and dislikes in books, be it themes, settings, or tropes. Recently, I've caught myself rolling my eyes at cliche phrases that appear in a lot of blurbs for mystery thriller books. I never, ever pick these books up because I find the synopses infuriating! Here are a few examples of … Continue reading Cliche phrases in blurbs that make me avoid the book

My favourite books of 2018 so far

OK, so I know we're a little further than halfway through the year now, but I think it's still OK for me to do this post, right? Plus, Krystin kind of tagged me in the official "Mid Year Freak Out Tag" so it's just like I'm doing a cheat version of that. My reading year … Continue reading My favourite books of 2018 so far

Review: Based on a True Story by Delphine de Vigan

Synopsis: Today I know that L. is the sole reason for my powerlessness. And that the two years that we were friends almost made me stop writing for ever. Overwhelmed by the huge success of her latest novel, exhausted and unable to begin writing her next book, Delphine meets L. L. is the kind of … Continue reading Review: Based on a True Story by Delphine de Vigan

Netgalley picks of the week | 13th – 20th March

Here's the second week of my Netgalley picks! Sorry to everyone whose NG shelves I'm going to wreck with these posts, but it's a load of fun finding and recommending interesting sounding reads! CLICK ON THE PICTURES TO BE TAKEN TO THE NETGALLEY PAGE Title: Friend Request Author: Laura Marshall Synopsis: When Louise Williams receives a message from someone left … Continue reading Netgalley picks of the week | 13th – 20th March

Netgalley picks of the week | 6th – 13th March

I've decided to do a weekly update on my favourite Netgalley finds of the week, just to showcase what's new to request and to possibly make your TBR piles even more out-of-hand... you're welcome. CLICK ON THE PICTURES TO BE TAKEN TO THE NETGALLEY PAGE Title: Margins of Lust Author: Greta Boris Synopsis: Gwen Bishop lands … Continue reading Netgalley picks of the week | 6th – 13th March

Top Ten Tuesday: FREEBIE! (Top ten books I’ll never read)

This week was a freebie, meaning we got to make whatever list we have the desire to make, so I've chosen to make a list about the Top Ten Books I'll Never Read. It took me ages to think of a good list to do, in the end I thought, "hey, why not be a little controversial?" 1. The Harry Potter … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: FREEBIE! (Top ten books I’ll never read)

Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 releases I meant to read but didn’t

So I’ve decided I want to do some weekly blogs to keep my blog up-to-date and found Top Ten Tuesdays hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week we’re discussing the 2016 releases we were planning on reading, but never got round to… oh the list could go on and on for me, but … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 releases I meant to read but didn’t