My 2018 Bookish Resolutions

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” T.S. Eliot Hi everyone! Nope, I can’t believe it’s nearly the end of 2017 either. I’ve been thinking over what I should make as my bookish resolutions for 2018 – in 2017 my goal was to read 150 books,…

Kitty Hawk and the Mystery of the Masterpieces (Spoiler Free!) Review

“…Every breath of precious life that we take during our time here on this beautiful planet – no matter how strange or exotic or ordinary – is all part of the adventure that we call our own lives.” -Iain Reading, Kitty Hawk and the Mystery of the Masterpieces  Hi everyone! Well, I’ve now read all…

My Festive TBR! (AKA how many more books can I cram into 2017?)

““Mistletoe,” said Luna dreamily, pointing at a large clump of white berries placed almost over Harry’s head. He jumped out from under it. “Good thinking,” said Luna seriously. “It’s often infested with nargles.”” -J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  Hi everyone! It’s that time of year where we’re all cramming as…

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Spoiler Free!) Review

“‘Nevermoor,’ she whispered to herself. She liked the way it sounded. Like a secret, a word that somehow belonged only to her.” -Jessica Townsend, Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow  Hi everyone! In the last few months I’ve become more interested in middle grade fiction and have just started to explore the wonderfully rich and…

The Inexplicable Logic of my Life (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Words exist only in theory. And then one ordinary day you run into a word that exists only in theory. And you meet it face to face. And then that word becomes someone you know. That word becomes someone you hate. And you take that word with you wherever you go. And you can’t pretend…

My November Wrap-Up

“October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” -J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Hi everyone! I can’t believe that it’s the last month of…

The Rules of Magic (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Do as you will, but harm no one. What you give will be returned to you threefold. Fall in love whenever you can.” -Alice Hoffman, The Rules of Magic  Hi everyone! After falling in love with Alice Hoffman’s Practical Magic, the lovely people at Simon & Schuster sent me a copy of her long-awaited prequel;…

London, Can You Wait? (Spoiler Free!) Review

“You and me, we just make sense. We belong together.” -Jacquelyn Middleton, London, Can You Wait?  Hi everyone! I read London, Can You Wait? by the lovely Jacquelyn Middleton last month, and it was even better than her first book, which, spoiler alert, I also LOVED. Although London, Can You Wait? can be read as…

Book & Nook Nights at the Circus Unboxing!

“The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.” -Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus Hi everyone! It’s that time again – time for a monthly unboxing of Book & Nook’s fabulous candles, where I struggle to articulate how good the candles smell and what they actually…

November Illumicrate Unboxing!

Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s December! This is my favourite time of the year, when I want time to slow right down so I can savour every deliciously festive moment. Not too long ago I received the November Illumicrate box and it was amazing as always!! Look away now if you don’t want any…