Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2

Day 2 of the week long Bout of Books reathathon is now over so here is my progress so far. On Tuesday I didn't get as much of The Historian read as I expected but I did pick out an audiobook so I could keep making reading progress at work. That audiobook was 20,000 Leagues… Continue reading Thoughts & Progress: Bout of Books Day 2


Fairy Tales with Horrible Endings

Cannibalism, killer corsets and birds that eat eyes, welcome to the fun real world of fairy tales. If you don't want some of your Disney princesses ruined (not many of them because I could write several posts on princesses alone) maybe look away now. Here is a short list of some of my favourite fairy… Continue reading Fairy Tales with Horrible Endings

Reading TBR

Bout of Books 21: TBR

I orginally was going to give Bout of Books a miss this month but I have been on such a good reading kick this week I though why not? It couldn't hurt to sign up, right? I was planning on reading a lot anyway. If you don’t already know Bout of Books is a readathon… Continue reading Bout of Books 21: TBR


2018 Reading Goals and Blogging Resolutions

Happy New Year! And, to the pile of new followers I somehow got during the Christmas break when I wasn't blogging, welcome. A new year means new targets for the year, bookish resolutions and lots of general reflections on the past blogging year so here are my bookish resolutions for 2018. Read 105 Books I… Continue reading 2018 Reading Goals and Blogging Resolutions


Top 5 Reads of 2017

There are only 10 days left of 2017. That means lots of reminiscing about the events of the last year and book bloggers are compiling lists of the best books they have read over the last 365 days. I love reading Best Reads of the Year posts because they contain the best of the best… Continue reading Top 5 Reads of 2017


300 Followers Q&A: Body Parts, Favourites & Horror

We have finally hit 300 followers! You are all brilliant and thank you so much for putting up with me. So, because I hit 300, I am going to let you interrogate the crap out of me and answer all of the questions you sent me. I will give the people who asked questions a… Continue reading 300 Followers Q&A: Body Parts, Favourites & Horror


Waiting for Wednesday: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Book Synopsis: "Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how… Continue reading Waiting for Wednesday: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert