Book Review: Love And Other Things to Live For by Louise Leverett

*I received this book in exchange for an honest review.* Book description: Jessica Wood is an aspiring photographer living in London. She’s had her heart broken, and her friends have pieced it back together again. But across the neon lights of Soho, in the smell of alcohol and cigarette smoke, on every night bus, in […]

The Guilty Party by Mel McGrath Blog Tour

Title: The Guilty Party, Author: Mel McGrath RRP: £12.99 (hardback); here Pages: 374 Publisher: HQ Publishers Genre: Psychological Thriller Blurb: You did nothing. That doesn’t mean you’re innocent. On a night out, four friends witness a stranger in trouble. They decide to do nothing to help. Later, a body washes up on the banks of […]

The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau Blog Tour

Firstly, thank you so much to Endeavour for sending me a wonderful digital copy of this book. I will definitely be buying a physical copy because LOOK at the copy, it is gorgeous, and I hate to say it but I do judge a book by its cover. I could stare at it all day, […]

10 ways to overcome a book slump…

Recently I have been in a bit of a bookish slump, I  keep picking up books – reading a bit and then putting it down. Urg, I hate myself for doing this…come on Shannon – just read the darn book. So, to motivate myself and you – I am going to reveal my top tips […]

Review of Not That Bad:Dispatches from Rape Culture edited by Roxane Gay.

*Thank you so much to Atlantic Books for sending me this book!* Blurb: In this valuable and timely anthology, cultural critic and bestselling author Roxane Gay has collected original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and aggression they face, […]

Bookstagram

I am becoming a frequent user of instragam, especially on my book page. I think you should go and check out my page and maybe give me a cheeky follow. Let me know if you follow me from this blog and I will follow you back! My Instagram is – Captivated_by_Fantasy    …here is a […]

Guest Post: The Aladdin Trial by Abi Silver.

Thank you to the wonderful people at Lightning Books for sending me this marvellous book to read and thank you so much to Abi Silver for writing me a guest post. I am half way through this book and I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT, please go check it out. So, without further ado – welcome […]

Photowall product review –

The lovely Jennifer from Photowall recently contacted me and asked me to review one of the companies canvases in exchange for an honest review…and of course, I said helllllll yeah! I always get overly excited when companies/authors get in contact with me.   If you know me personally, you will know that my room is scattered with pictures […]

Those books that stay with you forever…

I’ve been thinking recently what books I use as a comfort blanket and what books have stayed with me since I read them. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett On the Road by Jack Kerouac The Trial by Franz Kafka The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald Harry Potter and […]

Book update- 

I have just finished reading my review copy of Some Kind of Wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher. OMG I LOVVVVVVVEEEEE IT!!! I am currently reading Turtles All The Way Down by the one and only JOHN GREEN. I have been longing for this book since the moment I finish all of his other books. What are you […]