Me Mam.Me Dad. Me. Blog Tour…

Title: Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. By Malcom Duffy.  Publisher: Head of Zeus.  Blurb:  Humorous and heartbreaking debut novel with the fresh, funny, honest voice of a 14-year-old Geordie lad recounting the trials and tribulations of family life and finding first love. Nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal.  Danny’s mam has a new boyfriend. Initially, all […]

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, […]

May Wrap-Up

Hello everyone, I knows it been ages since frequent blog posts but hopefully I am back now!! Yaaaaaaayyy. I have recently finished the teaching side to my MA in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes and I am coming to the end of my one month stint in London working at publishing houses. I am so […]

Guest Post: The Sheriff’s Catch by James Vella Bardon.

*Today’s post is by author James Vella Bardon. Thank you James for writing such a wonderful guest post for my blog. Readers, it would be fabulous if you could check the author out, watch his book trailer and ultimately – READ THE BOOK.  If you have read this book, let me know in the comments below, […]

A Might Dawn by Theodore Brun blog tour.

My book review for #AMightyDawn by Theodore Brun.  ABOUT THE BOOK A gripping and brilliantly realised debut epic adventure set in eighth-century Denmark. This is the beginning of an ambitious new series in the vein of George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones. Hakan, son of Haldan, chosen son of the Lord of the Northern […]

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 […]

What I have read in 2017 so far 👏🏻

Dissertation Books- SOOOOOOO many research books for my dissertation, I am not going to bore you with all the titles though. It is like 76 or something now and I think don’t want to bombard you with trauma and gender theory. University Books- (books read for my course.) Child of God by Cormac McCarthy Bastard Out […]

Oops (more books) 

I Was Here by Gayle Forman When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything—so how was there no warning? But when Cody travels to Meg’s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that […]

BOOK DELIVERY 📦 📚 

Buying books makes me so happy, legit reading just transports me to my happy place and I get soo much enjoyment out of browsing books.     YAY BOOKS!!!!  Hillow City by Ransom Riggs  September 3,1940. Ten Peculiar Children Flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can then-but she’s trapped in the body […]