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Mid Year Reading Challenge Update

This year I’ve been challenging myself to read more and aiming for 52 books in total. At this point in time I’m ahead and around 75% done but this could all change if I hit a reading slump so I’m reluctant to increase my total right now. I seem to be averaging around seven books a month which is quite …

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One of Us is Lying: Book Review

I really like a good thriller, and usually anticipate it to be full of who dunnits, mystery, intrigue and fast paced. I particularly like insights from the ‘killer’. I saw a lot of love for this book before picking it up and I had huge expectations and unfortunately the book just missed the bar for me. I gave this 3 …

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Break the Curse – Fairyloot Unboxing

Here I am unboxing the March box from Fairyloot which was themed Break the Curse and featured themed items from favourite cursebreaker fandoms. The box was massively delayed and finally got to me on 1st May with worldwide shipping delays so I was excited to finally opening it and I’m looking forward to joining in with the group Readalong next …

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How We Are Crisis Schooling

When schools closed in the UK due to the pandemic I kind of prepared myself for doing this long term. We are not home schooling right now, it’s not worth the arguments and quite frankly I am not in the mood or motivated enough to dedicate my day to fun filled home schooling. Some parents have been, which is amazing, …

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Nevernight Book Review

This month I finally started reading Nevernight, the first in the Nevernight chronicles and I am so glad I did. It was part of a monthly buddy read with a group of other readers, some who had read the book before and some who were reading for the first time. I guess I was inbetween as I’d had the audio …