HOW TO SUCCESSFUL REQUEST A REVIEW COPY/ARC

A few years agoI discovered a mysterious package in my mailbox, addressed to me. And of course, being the safety orientated person that I am, I inspected the box with a magnifying glass instead of ripping it open. After ensuring… Continue Reading

ARCs – all you need to know (ft. free books, review copies & professional fangirls)

Years ago I saw book lovers getting FREE books from authors & publishers; I wanted to be just like them. And for so long I wondered what magic spells they had access to because how were they getting this right… Continue Reading

Review: RECOIL by Joanne Macgregor (ft. muffins, death & epic blue hair)

If I could sum up this novel in three phrases it’d be: video games, terrorism-snipers-and-war (which we’re going to pretend form a phrase) and muffins.   Blurb for Recoil: When a skilled gamer gets recruited as a sniper in the… Continue Reading

WHY I DON’T HAVE A READING GOAL for 2016

I love goals, and more than that, I love organisation. Colour co-ordination, setting objectives and scheduling has become my life (pretty much). Partly, because if I don’t have everything written down nothing will get done but also because I love… Continue Reading

5 REASONS I ALWAYS FINISH BOOKS…or try to.

I started devouring reading books when I was 10. Before that I read, of course, but never at the rate that I do now. Over the 6+ years I’ve been swallowing books whole I’ve developed this state of mind where I always… Continue Reading

REVIEW: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

“You can’t go back to the way things were. How you thought they were. All you really have…is now.” – Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why While devouring this novel (and a few thousand cupcakes) I was reminded why I love books so,… Continue Reading

WHEN I WAS 7 I WROTE A BOOK

I’m not one of those writers that has an inspirational or tragic story about how they came to write. Mine is rather simple (and surprisingly doesn’t involve cupcakes).   It began when I was a seven year old girl with… Continue Reading