Life advice you actually want to follow – You’re Crushing It by Lex Croucher #Gifted

Featured image: Uncorrected proof copy of the book with publicity notepad, cards and badge An uncorrected proof copy was gifted to me by Bloomsbury. When Lex announced she was writing a YA, positivity, life advice book I was, well, a little surprised. She has a dark sense of humour which…

I’m urgently recruiting PAs in Leeds to start from 22nd September!

Featured image: ‘Personal Assistants urgently required in Leeds!’ in purple lettering on a white banner. Unfortunately I’m yet to find some PAs to support me during my Masters in Leeds so I am re-advertising the roles. I have a back up plan so I will definitely start in time but…

No-one Deadlier than a New Mum- Killing It by Asia Mackay [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: Book cover on a red and black background. [Ad-Gifted]– The publisher Bonnier Zaffre sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged to write or share this review and they have no influence over the content of the post. It…

I’m recruiting PAs in Leeds!

Featurd Image: ‘Personal Assistant Vacancies Leeds’ in blue lettering on a white banner. It’s that time again! As you may know I am moving to Leeds in September to study the MSc Inequalities and Social Science at the University of Leeds. I’m looking for 2 part-time PAs (women only) to…

One Theatre, Four Lovers, Decades of Dark Secrets – When The Curtain Falls by Carrie Hope Fletcher [Ad-Gifted]

Featured Image: Book cover. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Little Brown sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged to write or share this review and they have no influence over the content of the post. It contains my genuine personal opinion!…

I am not your warning: Stop using disability to deter reckless behaviour

Featured image: Me in my wheelchair taking a selfie in the mirror. One morning in 6th Form, we were told to go to the Theatre for a presentation. The teachers wouldn’t tell us what it was about, just that we had to go. It turned out that the local fire…

Disney in a Dystopia- Eve of Man by Giovanna and Tom Fletcher [Ad- Gifted]

Featured Image: A picture of the authors and book cover on a cityscape background, with the authors’ names at the top. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Michael Joseph sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged to write or share this review…

Finally, a Geordie YA novel! – Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. by Malcolm Duffy [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: A white banner with the title in bold black lettering, highlighted orange and pink, with the author’s name in cursive at the top right. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Head of Zeus sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged…

REVIEW: Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes by Greg James and Chris Smith [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: A banner which shows Murph looking anxious in a running stance, the authors and the book cover. The tagline reads ‘Kid Normal is back and this time he’s going rogue.’ Below the cover is #KidNormal. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Bloomsbury Kids sent me a free advance copy of…

REVIEW: Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: Book cover on a deep red and black background. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Vintage sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged to write or share this review and they have no influence over the content of the post….