The Song of Seven (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Do you know the Seven, the Seven, Do you know the Seven Ways?” -Tonke Dragt, The Song of Seven  Hi everyone! I recently received a copy of The Song of Seven by Tonke Dragt from Pushkin Press, who I love for publishing stories from all around the world, often in English for the first time!…

Life Update!

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” -Toni Morrison Hi everyone! I can’t believe we’re into February already! 2018 is already shaping up to be a fab year for me, so I thought it would be fun to do a little life…

The Crown’s Fate (Spoiler Free!) Review

“But if the player has nothing to lose, then nothing remains… Except to win.” -Evelyn Skye, The Crown’s Fate  Hi everyone! A few weekends ago I read The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye, which I’d been wanting to read for ageeeees, but, well, life happened and I didn’t manage to get around to it until…

Illumicrate Howler Box Unboxing!

“Break the chains, my love.” -Pierce Brown, Red Rising  Hi everyone! I’m excited to share with you this unboxing of the second of Illumicrate’s special edition boxes! If you don’t want to see any spoilers of the Howler Box, then look away now! The box was heavy and absolutely packed with goodies, but one thing…

The Girl in the Tower (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Think of me sometimes,” he returned. “When the snowdrops have bloomed and the snow has melted.” -Katherine Arden, The Girl in the Tower  Hi everyone! Today is the book birthday for the magical The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden and I’m so excited this beautiful book is out in the wild as I…

Truly Devious (Spoiler Free!) Review

“There is nothing so serious as a game.” -Maureen Johnson, Truly Devious  Hi everyone! Not too long ago I was lucky to have been sent an ARC of Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson thanks to Harper 360, (thank you!) and I ended up absolutely devouring it! In fact, it was one of my top 20…

The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club (Spoiler Free!) Review

“It sounded like a respectable and worthy enough death for an explorer – tumbling from an ice bridge to be impaled upon a mammoth tusk – but Stella really, really didn’t want that to happen, just the same.” -Alex Bell, The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club Hi everyone! A few of you might have noticed that…

Book Tour: The Nutcracker

“…But Drosselmeyer’s gift to Clara was the best one of all – an astoundingly beautiful wooden nutcracker.” -Shobhna Patel, The Nutcracker  Hi everyone! While it’s still winter, I’m kicking off my first book tour of 2018 with a gorgeous, pop-up copy of The Nutcracker by Shobhna Patel that the lovely people at Thames & Hudson…

The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Life begins at night.” -Charlaine Harris, Dead Until Dark Hi everyone! One of my favourite vampire series is the Sookie Stackhouse series of books by Charlaine Harris, otherwise known as the True Blood books, after the TV show that was based on the books. I haven’t read the books in absolutely years and I really…

How to Hang a Witch (Spoiler Free!) Review

“People believe a lot of weird stuff in Salem.” -Adriana Mather, How to Hang a Witch  Hi everyone! I was absolutely thrilled to be sent an ARC of How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather from the lovely people at Walker as I’d seen copies floating around on several American bookstagrammers’ feeds and they…

The Sacrifice Box (Spoiler Free!) Review

“They spoke the words – the rules of the sacrifice. ‘Never come to the box alone,‘ they said, hands unmoving. ‘Never open it after dark,’ they said, fingers joined together. ‘Never take back your sacrifice,‘ they finished – then let go.” Martin Stewart, The Sacrifice Box Hi everyone! Not too long ago I was surprised…

Book & Nook December Unboxing

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows  Hi everyone! I’m going to be unboxing the Book & Nook December box today, so there will be spoilers ahead! The theme was Christmas at Hogwarts,…