The Goodreads Reading Challenge

What is the answer to life, the universe and everything? Why is a raven like a writing desk? HARRY, DID YOU PUT YOUR NAME IN THE GOBLET OF FIRE?!?! These are some of the greatest questions literature has posed it’s readers for the past century, and yet perhaps none has perplexed us quite as much […]

Putting Down The Book

Before I started book blogging, reading was a very solitary experience for me; I walked into the bookshop, I bought the book, I read the book. That was it. What I never realised was that there was this whole side to reading that I was missing out on; this wonderful world where people shared and […]

Hey, look! ANOTHER YALC round-up!

It’s been five days since YALC ended, meaning that by this point you are probably aware of the exact number of times the words ‘Harry Potter’ were spoken during those few days, and just how many people were lost in the epic queue for Maggie Steifvater’s signing session. With that in my mind, therefore, I […]

REVIEW: Am I Normal Yet? – Holly Bourne

‘”I know the theme of tonight’s meeting is periods, but did you really have to get themed biscuits?” she asked. Amber looked down at the plate of Jammie Dodgers, arranged thoughtfully in a circle.’ * Evie just wants to be normal. She wants to go to college, go to parties, meet boys and hang with […]

REVIEW: The City’s Son – Tom Pollock

“These were her streets, London was her place, and if it had a people, then they were her people. The city was alive, and she’d always known that inside.” * The night that Beth Bradley found herself staring down a fast-approaching set of train headlights, was the night everything changed. One minute she was a […]