Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball – Laura Ellen Anderson

Hello, bookish friends, I picked this book up on a recommendation from one of my colleagues who is in love with this series. A new book of Amelia Fang came into my bookstore recently ready for the festive season and it looked so good. I then realised that I would have to read the first … Continue reading Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball – Laura Ellen Anderson


The Last Chance Hotel – Nicki Thornton

Hello, Bookish friends, The last chance hotel was good but I didn't love it. I explained it to my colleagues as a magical cluedo for kids. It is the Waterstones children's book of the month and I felt like this was the perfect season to pick it up. The concept was great and it certainly … Continue reading The Last Chance Hotel – Nicki Thornton

Nevermoor – Jessica Townsend

Hello bookish friends, Synopsis (goodreads):  Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she's blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan … Continue reading Nevermoor – Jessica Townsend

Children’s books…

Hello Bookish friends, I have picked up a few more children's books recently and it has made me understand why I studied Children's Literature at university for my masters. I love helping people find what they need in a book and that is especially prominent among children and teenagers. The books they choose can shape … Continue reading Children’s books…

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing – Hank Green

Hello Bookish Friends, I acquired an Arc of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing through my job and I was so happy to receive it. The cover is intriguing and beautiful. It took me a little while to get into the swing of this book and even then it was still a little awkward in places. However … Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing – Hank Green

Never World Wake – Marisha Pessl

Hello bookish friends, Another review for you and I don't really know where to start. Never World Wake was a good read and I did like it but for me, it was slightly average. The atmosphere, suspense and initial reaction to this book were so good. However, I think the end let me down a … Continue reading Never World Wake – Marisha Pessl