The Reading Rush 2020

Hello, hello! It's time for this years Reading Rush! I adored this last year, it was so much fun! Did you participate? Means as though this is only 1 week, I thought I'd just wrap-up at the end. This years prompts were: 1/ Read a book with a cover that matches the colour of your … Continue reading The Reading Rush 2020

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REVIEW | The Court of Miracles – Kester Grant

β€œThis is how it started;with a sister weeping in her bed;a child so terrified she sold herself to a thief;a girl so lovely, the world went to war to possess her” This book was so promising! I think I may have put just a little too much expectation on it. But I mean, come on … Continue reading REVIEW | The Court of Miracles – Kester Grant

REVIEW | The Kiss of Deception – Mary E. Pearson

It can take years to mold a dream. It takes only a fraction of a second for it to be shattered. I definitely cannot wait to dive into the next one! Although slow - which isn't always a bad thing - and featuring some of my most disliked tropes, it pulled me out of a … Continue reading REVIEW | The Kiss of Deception – Mary E. Pearson

Brit(ish) – Afua Hirsch

The true failure of our nation is not the things that have happened in the past, but out failure to acknowledge this past, the prejudices, problems and hypocrisy that have - as a result - become woven into the fabric of everyday British life, everywhere. This book was a bit eye-opening for me. I've never … Continue reading Brit(ish) – Afua Hirsch

REVIEW | Scythe – Neal Shusterman

β€œBut remember that good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to hell.” I really enjoyed this book - the concept is fascinating, and although slow at times, I really loved the storyline. Humanity has conquered death. But space travel proved futile, and so we must subside only on planet Earth. How to … Continue reading REVIEW | Scythe – Neal Shusterman