The To-Read Pile

There's an ever growing pile of books I want to read…

Giant review round-up post (or, wow, my life got crazy busy!)

At the beginning of September, I officially took over as the manager of a bookshop and the time I was spending at work increased dramatically. Then, in October, the new … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Review: A Tap on the Window by Linwood Barclay

You may have heard that this last Thursday was Super Thursday, which (if you didn’t know) is one of the biggest publishing days in the year. Books are usually released … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Joint Review: Cruel Summer by James Dawson & The Key to the Golden Firebird by Maureen Johnson

Earlier this week, I went to an event at Waterstones in Piccadilly where Maureen Johnson and James Dawson talked about gender and YA fiction. I actually have a separate blog … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fearsome Dreamer Some More! Launch Party Details and A Mini Q&A With Laure Eve!

Last night, I went to a party! I wore a dress and drank wine and ate cupcakes and made conversation with people (some of whom I had not actually met … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

Guest Post! Laure Eve loves this author: Stephen King

If you’ve visited this blog before, you might remember that I reviewed (and absolutely loved) Laure Eve’s book Fearsome Dreamer. If you don’t remember or if this is your first … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Review: All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

I’m going to be honest with you. If I hadn’t been given All Our Yesterdays for free, I never would have read it. The cover didn’t appeal to me at … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Big Review: More Than This by Patrick Ness

I started writing this blog post WEEKS AGO and then life got in the way. The good news, though, is that my promotion is now official and I am actually … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday, Dear Blog & Happy Birthday, Dear Hot Key!

I started this blog a year ago today and I half expected that it wouldn’t last very long. I thought that maybe I’d get bored of blogging or that I’d … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 5 Comments

Big Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan

I’m always really excited when anything arrives in the post for me. I love parcels! I love the promise of what might be inside. I especially love things that arrive … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Small-ish Review: Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell

A little while ago, before I went on holiday, I saw that Bloomsbury were offering limited edition, signed, numbered proof copies of Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Chris … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · 2 Comments