How Doctor Who pulled me through 2019

Featured image: Colourful banner featuring illustrations of the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 13th, 10th and 11th Doctors and the Doctor Who logo. Image by the BBC. On Friday I was feeling reflective as we all tend to do around this time of year, and I realised that for the first time…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng- An unflinching examination of family, community and society [Ad-Gifted]

Featured Image: Book cover on a background which is a zoomed-in, out-of-focus copy of the 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…

Some Kind of Wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher- A heartwarming tale of loss and renewal [Ad-Gifted]

Featured Image- Book cover [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 and they have no influence over the content of the post. It contains my genuine personal opinion!…

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green- I don’t get it!

CW: Anxiety and OCD I’m so sad that I didn’t enjoy this one! The Fault in our Stars is still my favourite book of all time and John Green’s work as an author and a Vlogbrother has helped me and continues to help me so much on a weekly basis….