The Hazel Wood Book on a table

Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert At First Glance First off, my copy of The Hazel Wood looks amazing! It’s blue, gold and covered in leaves. It’s also got blue gilding which is what drew me to it in the first place. (Is it called gilding if it’s not gold?) The Hazel Wood…Continue Reading “Book Review: The Hazel Wood”

Book, Book on Wood, Secret History of Witches, Louisa Morgan

Book Review: A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan. I saw this book sometime two Octobers ago with witchiness and spookiness at the front of my thoughts. After waiting for it to appear in paperback I picked it up. Then like so many of my books, it found its place on my encumbered shelves…Continue Reading “Book Review: A Secret History Of Witches”

Book Review: Moonstruck Volume One: Magic to Brew by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle This graphic novel was my Christmas pick. It appealed to me straight away. The cute cover stands out amongst the chaos of dark and moody graphic novels. AND it had Grace Ellis on the spine! I’m always on the look out for new magical literature. Especially light-hearted stories that are…Continue Reading “Book Review: Moonstruck Volume One”

The is a short book review for The End We Start From by Megan Hunter. It’s a dystopian novel set in a future where the world is slowly being submerged in water. But when the waters start to rise much faster than everyone feared a woman, her newborn ‘Z’ and her husband ‘R’ must flee…Continue Reading “Book Review: The End We Start From”

A Book Review of The Night Circus.  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a fantasy novel, released in 2011. Fun fact! Morgenstern wrote a draft of The Night Circus during NaNoWriMo! Proving anything can happen if you don’t quit half way through! The book has been sitting on my shelf for perhaps five or six years but…Continue Reading “Book Review: The Night Circus”

Welcome to a spooky Halloween book haul from my very own bookshelves! I like books. It’s no secret, it’s just the way it is. And if you’ve been reading this blog for a while or you just know me in real life you might know that I’m not that great at finishing books, or anything…Continue Reading “Book Haul: Spooky Halloween Stories 2017”

Two weeks ago I was in the middle of the Cheltenham Literature Festival selling books and managing queues! It was so much fun. A nice little flashback to when I was a full-time Waterstones employee. This included the thing that I miss the most about working at Waterstones… the little black and gold discount card. This…Continue Reading “Book Haul: Cheltenham Literature Festival 2017”