Six for Sunday: An Ode to Debut Authors

Steph is killing it with these prompts. This week's #SixforSunday is an ode to debut authors, so I am sharing six authors whose debut books were so brilliant they instantly hit my autobuy list. 1. Sarah Maria Griffin. Spare and Found Parts blew me away. Other Words for Smoke is outstanding. I will buy anything... Continue Reading →

A Happy March

As another month comes to an end, here's what's been making me happy this month. Getting over my ear infection. Starting (and finishing) The Priory of the Orange Tree. Finding time for knitting. Bright rainbow knitwear. Suits. Salted caramel ice-cream. Coffee. Lazy Sunday mornings. S singing to The Beatles. Listening to S read. Sunday Roasts.... Continue Reading →

Coffee and… A Bookish March

Today my coffee and I are reflecting on this month's reading. Join us? The Coffee: This week I'm drinking another Steampunk coffee: the San Antonio, a Guatemalan coffee with tasting notes of apple, grape and baking chocolate. Apparently. My godawful cold has rendered my taste buds utterly useless. The Month: March has been a long... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday: Favourite Genre

This week, the Six for Sunday Queen, Steph from A Little But A Lot is challenging us to share six things about our favourite genre. It will come as no surprise to most of you that mine is fantasy. Here are six reasons why: 1. World Building. Fantasy books have brilliant worlds that are so... Continue Reading →

NYA Lit Fest Wrap -Up

This is my third time attending Northern YA Lit Fest (the first happened in March last year, followed by the Supernatural and Fantastical in YA last July). This was by far the best of the three, although I could have lived without the 5am start and train delays at the end! I really loved the fact... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday: Bookish Couples

This week, Steph is challenging us to share our favourite bookish couples. Which sounds easy, but I can only have six! 1. Zuzana and Mik from Night of Cake and Puppets. This is the cutest ask out story I have ever read, so if you haven't read it yet, please do.  2. Lyra and Will... Continue Reading →

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