The YA Chronicles Unboxing || September 2016

You might be wondering why you’re reading “September” when it’s very clearly October. Well alright, don’t get snappy with me. I do know what month it is. Unfortunately, there was a massive, gigantic, titanic, mammoth, galactic delay on September’s edition of The YA Chronicles for reasons completely out of their hands. So after crying myself to sleep for the past few weeks, I leapt for joy when this arrived!
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Curiosities in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

5/5 STARS

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Genre: Fantasy [Supernatural], Young Adult, Historical Fiction
Author: Ransom Riggs
Published: June 2011
Publisher:  Quirk Books
Pages: 352 {paperback}

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Wishlist Wednesday [#32]

Welcome back! I hope you’re having a more successful Wednesday than myself. I’m currently pouring over 17th century accounts of the Atlantic slave trade for an essay . . . isn’t uni life fun? You’ll be please to know, however, that I’ve been very good this first half of the month with book buying (spoiler: I haven’t bought any books). But I might’ve bought a bunch of candles yesterday to compensate . . . oops?

Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted @ Pen to Paper where we get to feature a book that’s been on our wishlist for a long time that we want to buy/read! I have a hugely extensive list that I keep updated over on The Book Depository so I’m never short of books that I’m wishing on. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday [#44]

Is anyone else positively gasping for Christmas? It’s just about the only thing I can THINK of at the moment. Which is crazy because it’s mid-October but boy oh boy do I love Christmas. I cannot wait to have oodles of time to lounge about and read. Not mention reading some of these spectacular books coming out very soon!
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Top Ten Tuesday: Back in the Day

It would seem that I’m entirely unable to actually stick to the topic for Top Ten Tuesday. Not only this week have I given up the pretence of racking my brains trying to think of appropriate books, but I’ve flat out created by own list to make. Because what fun are rules if you actually follow them. So, if you have kids or other miniature humans that you’re acquainted with I shall say YOU ARE WELCOME in advance, because I’m about to sort out Christmas for you.

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The Goodreads Book Tag

Oh look! Another book tag. I’m on a roll. I wasn’t actually tagged to do this (but pssht, who needs to be tagged to do anything?) but if I could date a website, it’d be Goodreads, so OF COURSE I had to do the tag. I saw this done by Naomi @ Professional Fangrl  so be sure to check out her post! Goodreads is the love of my life (and probably your’s too, don’t deny it); it’s just the most perfect website for OCD booklovers so that we can organise all the books into little categories of satisfaction. So! Allons-y! Continue reading