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 […]

Philip Pullman 

On Thursday last week I went to an event at my university called Philip Pullman in discussion. Basically Pullman discussed his new book Le Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One for a while and then he signed books. AHHHHH HE SIGNED BOOKS!! I stupidly left my copy of his new book at home […]

Book Club Recommendations needed…

Hello lovelies, I need some help. I need you to leave me some book recommendations in the comments below!!  Myself and my university friends are planing on starting a book club and I need some great book titles to suggest. What have you read recently? Also don’t forget to go and check out my Instagram […]

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 […]

2017 reading so far…

Dissertation Books-  Adult Children: The Secrets of Dysfunctional Families by John C. Friel Twentieth- Century Suspense: The Thriller Comes of Age by Clive Bloom Thriller: Genesis and Structure of a Popular Genre by Jerry Palmer Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative and History by Cathy Caruth The Cambridge Companion to Crime Fiction by Martin Priestman Crime Fiction from […]

More Bookish Confessions…

Hello lovelies, I had done a few of these now and they have been really possible so I thought I would do another one. I sometimes skim read. I know, I know I really shouldn’t but I do.   It makes me ANGRY when there are labels on the front of my books…retailers, can you […]

A little obsessed? 

One of my obsession and has been for many years now is Harry Potter. In my defence who isn’t obsessed with Harry Potter? 🤔😏 When I was little (I can’t write that anymore without thinking of Louisa Clarke from Me Before You’) I had Harry Potter everythannngg- bike, cloack, Nimbus 2000, figurines, towels….you name it, […]

TOP TEN TUESDAY

I try to do these weekly but I have failed for a long time now haha. Forgive me? This is a weekly challenge hosted by the broke and the bookish. I saw this weeks on Coffeeloving Bookoholic  and the books she picked and some of my all time favourites- so I feel like I HAVE to […]

What I’m currently reading…

Last time I did this post I was reading Louis Pentlands book Wilde Like Me, which I will review soon.  Now I am reading This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp. I was sent this in ARC form months and months ago but life has been super busy so I borrowed the physical copy […]

2017 reading…

So, I thought I would update you guys on what I have read in 2017 so far. I haven’t read as much as I wanted so far because I have been busy working on my dissertation. I am doing my dissertation on the representation of trauma within Gillian Flynn’s novels, so I have been reading […]