So. It’s supposed to Brexit day…and here we are. No Brexit (yet) but today I’m on a blog tour, of a book that captures the sheer terror and chaos that COULD exist, should it go through as planned. Purely fictional, of course. But scary, nonetheless! *I was gifted this book in exchange for review* Here…… Continue reading BREXIT BLOG TOUR: The Outwalkers by Fiona Shaw – Spoiler Free Review!
Last week I saw that Hamlet was on at the Leeds Playhouse pop up theatre so I impulse bought myself a ticket and off I went! (All images belong to Leeds Playhouse and are used for review purposes only. Photography by David Lindsay) It’s common knowledge that Hamlet is up there with one of my…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #37 – Hamlet @ Leeds Playhouse REVIEW
It’s time for the next instalment of the ABC Book Challenge! Memorable Titles Starting With The Letter B: Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfield. I read this because my mum loved it and I loved it too! A forever favourite, for sure. Baxter’s Requiem by Matthew Crow. I love everything by Matthew Crow, and this is…… Continue reading The ABC Book Challenge – B
Yep, I’m bringing this back for 2019, hopefully more successfully! I simply do not have the time to review all the books I read. HOWEVER, I always try and give physical books I get sent (solicited) a separate review, and I always try to review Netgalley Arcs in posts like this. SO let’s go! *All of…… Continue reading Quarterly Review Catch Up! Jan-Mar
Last Saturday, I travelled up to Preston to see what the next Northern YA Literary Festival had in store. I really enjoyed it last year, so I was keen to go again, catch up with my fav author buddies, best blogging buds and sit and listen to fab panels all about books! Last year, there…… Continue reading EVENT: The Northern YA Literary Festival
The YA Book Prize Shortlist has been announced! I’m here to share my thoughts on the books, whether I’ve read them etc. (All books marked with a * were sent to me to review) The Surface Breaks by Louise O’Neill Have I read it and my rating: Nope Do I own it?: Nope Publisher: Scholastic I have…… Continue reading My Thoughts On The 2019 YA Book Prize Shortlist!
I have a lovely little haul to show you from last month! I’ve already got double this in March (eek), so let’s get into it! This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay (2018) – Bought my own copy from charity shop: I have heard nothing but good things so when I saw this in the charity shop, it had…… Continue reading February Book Haul