July 2017 Wrap Up

Well, July absolutely flew past! At the beginning of the month, I had plans to read at least four books to get slightly ahead on my Goodreads challenge: that clearly failed. I worked a lot more than I had in the past few months, I was so sick that I practically slept for an entire …

How I afford new books on a budget!

I am sure one of the biggest problems we bookworms face is buying the hundreds of new books that we want. I also know that a lot of us are students and money isn’t something we have lying around to spend on books- it’s sad, isn’t it! Now I’m the first to admit that I’m …

REVIEW: Lord of Shadows + Discussion

Author: Cassandra Clare Series: The Dark Artifices Book #2 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Action Rating: ★★★★★ Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Visit Lord of Shadows' goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo or Amazon SYNOPSIS: "Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she’d be at peace. But she is anything but calm. Torn between her desire …

REVIEW: Perfect Remains

Author: Helen Fields Series: D.I. Callanach Book 1 Genre: Crime, Mystery Thriller, Adult Rating: ★★★★★ Publisher: Avon Visit Perfect Remains' goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo, Amazon or directly from the Publisher SYNOPSIS: "On a remote Highland mountain, the body of Elaine Buxton is burning. All that will be left to identify the respected lawyer are her teeth …

REVIEW: Freeks

Author: Amanda Hocking Genre: Young Adult Fantasy/Paranormal Rating: ★★ Publisher: Pan, an imprint of Macmillan Visit Freeks's goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo, Amazon or directly from the Publisher SYNOPSIS: "Welcome to Gideon Davorin’s Traveling Sideshow, where necromancy, magical visions, and pyrokinesis are more than just part of the act… Mara has always longed for a …

REVIEW: Lola and the Boy Next Door

Author: Stephanie Perkins Series: Anna and the French Kiss Companion trilogy Book 2 Read the review for Book 1, Anna and the French Kiss, first Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Rating: ★★★ Publisher: Usborne Publishing Visit Lola and the Boy Next Door's goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo or Amazon SYNOPSIS: "Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn't believe in fashion... …

REVIEW: Anna and the French Kiss

Author: Stephanie Perkins Series: Anna and the French Kiss Companion trilogy Book 1 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Rating: ★★★★★ Publisher: Usborne Publishing Visit Anna and the French Kiss's goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo or Amazon SYNOPSIS:"Anna has everything figured out - she was about to start senior year with her best friend, she had a …

REVIEW: Tim

Author: Colleen McCullough Genre: Adult Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Publisher: Harper Collins Australia Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo, Amazon or directly from the publisher SYNOPSIS:"Colleen McCullough's long out of print first novel now available for the first time in decades: an uplifting, unconventional love story that was hugely controversial on its release and became a …