The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton- Mini Review

Featured Image: Text: ‘The Hormone Diaries The Bloody Truth About Our Periods’ in handwriting font on a navy blue banner. I love writing book reviews on this blog, but you might have noticed that I don’t write that many. This isn’t because I don’t read a lot or because I…

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…

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…

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!…

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….

Everless by Sara Holland- A time-bending, intriguing fantasy [Ad-Gifted]

Featured Image: Book cover on red and blue hourglass background. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Hatchette Children’s Group 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…

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Featured Image: ‘2018 Resolutions’ in red lettering on a white background. It’s that time again! You can see how I did with my 2017 resolutions here:¬†https://rebeccafarren.com/2017-resolutions-review/ I decided to give myself a bit of an easier time this year with 3 very achievable resolutions. 1. Read 30 books- I managed…