Illumicrate Unboxing!

“Chocolate is a substance worth existing for” -C.G. Drews, A Thousand Perfect Notes  Hi everyone! Today I’m going to be unboxing the super special May Illumicrate box. The theme was Hidden Talents and it was extra-fabulous, so look away now if you don’t want to be spoiled! So first up, the main reason I was…

How to read more books!

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” -Neil Gaiman Hi everyone!  So you might have noticed that I’m a voracious reader – I quite like to think of myself as a book dinosaur, gobbling up books and devouring big tomes – and one thing that I always get asked a lot…

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…

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…

Noah Can’t Even (Spoiler Free!) Review

“What the merry hell are you doing now, Noah Grimes?” -Simon James Green, Noah Can’t Even Hey guys! I was recently sent a copy of the YA contemporary Noah Can’t Even by Simon James Green (thanks to the lovely people at Scholastic!!) and, not knowing what to expect, I dived straight in! (Enticed in no…

My April Wrap Up

Hey guys! I hope you all had a great April. I still can’t believe we’re in May already! What happened?! I feel like I blinked and a few months skipped by… Anyway, I had a productive April! I finished the third and final edit on my book, with which I then started the terrifying process…

Geekerella (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Look to the stars. Aim. Ignite.” -Ashley Poston, Geekerella Hey guys! I was absolutely THRILLED when Quirk books sent me this delight of a book! You all know I enjoy reading YA contemporaries anyway, but a YA contemporary that’s ALSO a retelling AND embraces our beloved nerd culture? *Devolves into incoherent flailing* I was happy….

History is all you Left Me (Spoiler Free!) Review

“I’ll never understand how time can make a moment feel as close as yesterday and as far as years.” -Adam Silvera, History is All You Left Me Hey guys! Not too long ago I was sent a copy of History is All You Left Me by Simon and Schuster, (thank you!) and I was thrilled!…

Be True to Me (Spoiler Free!) Review

“The rhythm of a summer season was so set, it was already hard to distinguish the days of this summer from the chime and dissolve of years before.” -Adele Griffin, Be True to Me Hey guys! How are you all? I’m thinking of writing a blog post about my top ten books that are perfect…

Books with the most Scrumptious Writing!

And by that, I do not mean about food… I’m talking about books that are written so beautifully that you want to savour each glorious line of prose. Taste the words, biting into the sentences like you’re sampling an exquisite chocolate truffle, letting the sentences melt on your tongue… Not in order, here are my…

My Bookish Merch

Hey guys! Today I’m excited to show you all some of my bookish merch collection. Which I never knew was really a *thing* before bookstagram. *Whispers* bookstagramming has taught me so much… Anyway, so I thought it would be fun to blog about my recent additions every now and then-is this something you guys would…

14 Year Old Mia’s Favourite Books

“…It didn’t seem to Lyra that she would ever grow up.” -Philip Pullman, Northern Lights.   Hey guys! So today I thought it would be fun to do something different… I’m going to share with  you some of my favourite books from when I was younger. I’m in my late twenties now and I say…