Heartstopper – Alice Oseman

Hello Bookish Friends, Heartstopper Volume One by Alice Oseman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I need more of Nick and Charlie! Such a sweet graphic novel 😍 Synopsis (goodreads) Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could … Continue reading Heartstopper – Alice Oseman


The Poet X -Elizabeth Acevedo

Hello bookish friends, I found the Poet X to be amazing. I had never read anything in the same style before, using slam poetry as the main novel and it really intrigued me. We received a big box of the Waterstones children's book prize nominations at work for 2019 so we could read them before … Continue reading The Poet X -Elizabeth Acevedo

Christmas is taking over…

Hey bookish friends, Well, life has certainly been stressful the past few weeks, working in a bookstore we start our Christmas prep from the end of October when new stock is delivered and we change the store ready for the mad rush in November and December. This means that I have been running around like … Continue reading Christmas is taking over…

The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

Hello bookish friends, I finally got round to reading The Lovely Bones as it had been sitting on my shelf for about 4 years and it was spectacular. I absolutely loved this book. It has been on my shelf for the longest time and I have always avoided picking it up for one reason or … Continue reading The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

Stargirl – Jerry Spinelli

Hello bookish friends, Another review for you, this time it is Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli Synopsis: A celebration of nonconformity; a tense, emotional tale about the fleeting, cruel nature of popularity--and the thrill and inspiration of first love. Ages 12+ Leo Borlock follows the unspoken rule at Mica Area High School: don't stand out--under any … Continue reading Stargirl – Jerry Spinelli

Everyone’s a eliebn when ur a aliebn too – Jomny Sun

everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too by Jomny Sun My rating: 5 of 5 stars Synopsis: everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too is the illustrated story of a lonely alien sent to observe Earth, only to meet all sorts of creatures with all sorts of perspectives on life, love, and happiness, … Continue reading Everyone’s a eliebn when ur a aliebn too – Jomny Sun

A Very Special Year – Thomas Montasser

A Very Special Year by Thomas Montasser My rating: 4 of 5 stars Synopsis: "It’s not particularly difficult to run a successful bookshop, thought Valerie: a grasp of the rudiments of business, a sensible plan, a little skill in negotiation, a couple of contacts and a large portion of magic." When businesswoman Valerie takes over … Continue reading A Very Special Year – Thomas Montasser