Hygge and Kisses (Spoiler Free!) Review

“…Instead of seeing a moonrise, the glow expanded, spiralling sideways, taking on a greenish cast. They watched in awestruck silence as the glow intensified, revealing a shimmering arc of green light which ran from east to west just above the horizon.” -Clara Christensen, Hygge and Kisses  Hi everyone! Not too long ago I requested a…

The King in Yellow (Spoiler Free!) Review

“I pray God will curse the writer, as the writer has cursed the world with its beautiful stupendous creation, terrible in its simplicity, irresistible in its truth–a world which now trembles before the King In Yellow.” -Robert W. Chambers, The King in Yellow and other stories. Hi everyone! Not too long ago I received a…

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…

Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the R.M.S Titanic (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Andrew raised his eyebrows and gave me a curious little smile. “I think you’re more of a detective than you realize,” he said. “You’re a one-woman flying detective agency.”” -Iain Reading, Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the R.M.S. Titanic  Hey everyone! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while then you’ll know I…

Winter Magic (Spoiler Free!) Review

“The Midwinter Spectacular is my favourite time of year. Kingstown undergoes a transformation overnight. Thousands of fairybugs descend on the Royal Lane, covering it with a canopy of twinkling lights… Pop-up stalls swap costume jewellery and knick-knacks for hot chocolates, roasted nuts and wood-carved Midwinter ornaments. The city even smells different: like cinnamon and oranges,…

Undercover Princess (Spoiler Free!) Review

“There are places in our world in which wondrous and whimsical things seem more capable of happening than anywhere else.” -Connie Glynn, Undercover Princess  Hey everyone! Earlier this month, Undercover Princess by Connie Glynn the first book in the new Rosewood Chronicles came out. I was very lucky to have been sent an ARC by…

My October Wrap-Up!

Yes, I know, it’s shamefully late!! But November is the month of crazy prepping for December, stressing about NaNoWriMo and generally wondering where on earth 2017 went to so quickly?! Plus I went on holiday to Croatia. Which brings me to my next point… I snapped this photo of all the books I’d hoped I’d…

Satellite (Spoiler Free!) Review

“The sun is rising for the 14th time today, firing the Saharan landmass like a match flame in darkness. i am sitting in the cupola, watching the earth spin below me…” -Nick Lake, Satellite Hi everyone! Not too long ago, I was surprised with a copy of Satellite by Nick Lake from the lovely people…

Kaleidoscope Song (Spoiler Free!) Review

“There’s song in stories, and in art, and in getting up before the dawn and putting food onto the table. There are angry songs and sad songs and songs that make you want to dance. But everyone has a song to sing, their own personal story leaked into the world. And mine is one of…

Book Tour: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

“We’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” -Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  Hi everyone! I’m back with another book tour! Today’s featured book is an edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland that’s illustrated by Camille Rose Garcia. There are three books in this little series and I’m thrilled that I’ve now…

Practical Magic (Spoiler Free!) Review

“There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.” -Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic  Hi everyone! As some of you might…

Daughter of the Burning City (Spoiler Free!) Review

“The smoke is part of Gomorrah’s legend: once upon a time, we were burned to the ground. But we did not die. Instead we kept burning, kept moving, kept growing. The smoke surrounds us, even if we no longer burn.” -Amanda Foody, Daughter of the Burning City  Hi everyone! I love all things mysterious and…