Life update

Hi folks!! I had intended to get a blog about how I organise my bookshelves sorted, but we have no internet (or tv) here until the 14th December so I am relying on my phone data keeping me entertained. The move is exhausting. It took us 2 days to get everything here, and we have [...]

Fairyloot November 2017 Unboxing

  The November box was my most anticipated box from fairyloot, and it will take some serious beating to improve on this. As usual, I had decided to wait a short while before posting my unboxing, especially as this box contained an ARC published in May 2018. If you have not received your box yet, [...]

The Last Dog on Earth – Adrian J Walker

Brief Synopsis: Every dog has its day… And for Lineker, a happy go lucky mongrel from Peckham, the day the world ends is his: finally a chance to prove to his owner just how loyal he can be. Reg, an agoraphobic writer with an obsession for nineties football, plans to wait out the impending doom [...]

An Evening with Sarah J Maas

It's Manchester. It's raining. I have left the house without my glasses and I am squinting looking at my phone as I stumble to Oxford Road, to the safety of a coffee shop. I manage to get my bearings, and then it hits me; tonight is the talk with the lovely Sarah J Maas. It [...]

NaNoWriMo 2017

Writing to me, is something that I enjoy doing. Both with a pen and paper, and using a computer and keyboard. NaNoWriMo is something I have attempted for the past couple of years, most successfully in 2016 and 2017. All of my attempts failed due to a decline in my mental health. For example, I [...]

26 things I have learnt in my 26 years on Earth

You are never too old for Harry Potter Tea does not taste any different if you add the milk before or after the water You cannot please everyone in life, so eat that avocado (I don't like avocados). My cats are my world I am a woman and I do not want kids, and that [...]

Fairyloot October 2017 Unboxing

This was my first fairyloot box (my september box got lost) and it was definitely worth the money. I wanted to wait a while before posting an unboxing as not everyone had got their boxes, and I hope that if you're reading this, you don't get spoiled. (if you do, sorry..) The theme of this [...]

Review: Night of Cake and Puppets – Laini Taylor

  A brief synopsis In this stand-alone companion to the New York Times bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone series comes the story of Mik and Zuzana's fantastical first date—as a gorgeously illustrated gift edition with bonus content included. Petite though she may be, Zuzana is not known for timidity. Her best friend, Karou, calls [...]

Review: An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

A brief synopsis: Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized among them. But when [...]