Top 5 First Lines in Sci-fi and Fantasy

I judge books by their first line. When I can’t decide which book to read next I’ll go with the book that has the strongest first sentence. If a book has a memorable or quirky first line I know I’m Read More …

[Book Tag] I Should Have Read That

I saw the I Should Have Read That Tag on Siobhan’s wonderful book blog and it looked like fun! I don’t think I’ve actually taken part in a book tag before so this looks like the perfect time to start! This tag Read More …

[Reading Roundup] January & February 2019

It was a strong January for me, but a slow February. I’ve got a few fantastic books lined up so here’s to a book filled March! Unearthed – Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner (Book Depository / Amazon US / Amazon Canada /  Amazon UK) Read More …

My Best & Worst Books of 2018

2018 wasn’t my best book year, but I did discover some favourites along the way. I unfortunately also discovered a bunch of least favourites. My list of best and worst books of 2018 is inclusive of all the books I’ve Read More …

August & September 2018 Book Haul

You’ll notice I haven’t had a book haul in the past few months; that’s because I went on a bit of a book buying ban to try and make sure I read some of the books I already own (hahaha Read More …

Jan – March 2018 Book Haul

  Here’s what I got in the first quarter of 2018! Elysium Fire – Alastair Reynolds I won this one in a Goodreads giveaway. I’m always up for a sci-fi mystery! (Book Depository / Amazon US / Amazon Canada / Amazon UK) Hero at the Fall Read More …

Reading Roundup January & February 2018

    4.5/5 – The Extinction Trials – SM Wilson My first book of 2018 and what a book!  Intense, chilling, and filled with action. Plus there were dinosaurs, and you can’t go wrong with dinosaurs! (Book Depository / Amazon US / Amazon Canada Read More …

December 2017 Book Haul

2017 was a year filled with great book purchases. I’ve been trying not to impulse buy too many books so my hauls each month are a lot smaller. But it’s been working well – I’m only buying books I’m excited Read More …

Top Four Books Published in 2017

Of all the books released in 2017, these were the standouts!  Of course, there are a ton of books released in 2017 that I unfortunately didn’t get around to reading yet. The four below are picked from the new releases Read More …

Why I started reading YA as an adult and the books that fuelled it

I was a book snob  If you scroll through my blog, you’ll see I read a lot of Young Adult novels. But it hasn’t always been that way. In fact, when I was an actual young adult I read almost Read More …