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Month: November 2016


#NonficNov: Wishlist Additions

I’ve enjoyed spending the month pootling round new blogs and hearing about many interesting books. There’s a mix here of books bloggers have recommended, ones I’ve just stumbled across this month and a few from the Goodreads Choice Awards lists. I’m sorry I haven’t linked…


The Inaugural Ninja Book Box

The first Ninja Book Box arrived on Monday along with my Kickstarter rewards. The box supports independent publishers, giving you a chance to discover books off the beaten track. It’s also put together by the amazing Bex @ Armchair by the Sea. If you don’t…


Yes Please

Most of the recommendations I got for Yes Please were from people who had listened to the audiobook, which is narrated by Amy herself. I was tempted, but I still have loads of unlistened to audiobooks which I have failed to get into, so I…


#NonficNov: Be the Expert

This week, Nonfiction November is hosted by JulzReads. Three ways to join in this week! You can either share 3 or more books on a single topic that you have read and can recommend (be the expert), you can put the call out for good…

Books In


Taking part in Nonfiction November encouraged me to seek out some non-fiction books to spend my birthday vouchers on this month. You may have noticed I’ve read some of these already and some of the reviews are already up on the blog. Which makes me…

Young Adult

…And a Happy New Year?

…And a Happy New Year? is a follow-up special to the Spinster Club trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. It’s the first time since the girls left for college that the Spinster Club has met up and Amber’s throwing…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Dark Made Dawn

Dark Made Dawn is the concluding book in the Australia trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. The star of a less than truthful book about the girl who fell to earth, Chan is now working for the police alongside…


#NonficNov: Book Pairing

This week’s Nonfiction November prompt is hosted by Sarah’s Book Shelves and the topic is book pairings, matching fiction to non-fiction books. I often seek out books on a topic covered by a novel, even if I don’t get round to reading them! Here are…


Paw Post

Scully’s 16 week birthday was marked by the arrival of her first Paw Post box. Out of all the pet subscription boxes I looked at, I liked the sound of this one the most because they include natural, healthy treats and also try to source…