The To-Read Pile

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

Teen Thrillers Review Roundup

So… My last post was in March and it is now… Mid-October. Oh, well. Sometimes my life just seems to get away from me. This is the problem with being … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Review: All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman

This review is for Teresa (Hi Teresa! Sorry I spelt your name wrong on my first try!) who requested it from the pile of books I have yet to review. … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 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

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

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

Something New! Video Review: Fearsome Dreamer by Laure Eve

Technically, what you should be reading now is a review of The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. I did read that before Fearsome Dreamer, after all, and I have … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Big Review: paper aeroplanes by Dawn O’Porter

Big Review: paper aeroplanes by Dawn O’Porter So, in the interest of full disclosure, I should probably tell you before I start that I have a huge crush on Dawn … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Birthday Reads: Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple and The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

As I might have mentioned once or twice, I’m not buying books this year. I’m not counting any advance reading copies that publishers are nice enough to send me and … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Week of Reviews – Saturday: Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer

A Week of Reviews: Saturday I considered skipping the weekends for my week of reviews because I’m tired and I work weekends but I’d read seven books and I really … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Review: The Fault in our Stars by John Green

Big Review: The Fault in our Stars by John Green When I write these reviews, there’s a format that I usually use. I write a little introduction about why I … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment