Books I LOVED but Never Reviewed | Top Ten Tuesday

I used to have such a fierce rule where I would review everything I read after I finished reading it. I wouldn't move on to the next book until that review was DONE. I don't know how I did it and I don't know when that rule slipped. I miss that amazing self-discipline I demonstrated! … Continue reading Books I LOVED but Never Reviewed | Top Ten Tuesday

Colourful Books! | Top Ten Tuesday

I hope you're all having a magnificent start to your week! Mine has been a little rocky because I'm battling off a sore throat that does not want to leave. Annoyingly, this also put me right on the backfoot for prepping for my first week back at uni for the semester AND all the content … Continue reading Colourful Books! | Top Ten Tuesday

Books To Buy This Month | August 2020

I have been having the biggest battle with my self-control as I write this. I've opened and closed Booktopia to purchase some of these books so many times and then chickened at the last minute. I really don't need any more books but, I mean, when has that ever stopped me before? We will see … Continue reading Books To Buy This Month | August 2020

Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja by John Flanagan Genre: Fantasy, Middle-Grade, Adventure Author: John Flanagan Published: November 2010 Publisher: Random House Australia Pages: 487 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ranger's Apprentice never fails to please. I thoroughly enjoyed this story just like I thoroughly enjoyed the previous nine books. I was nervous going … Continue reading Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

Books I’m Avoiding Reading | Top Ten Tuesday

Surely I can't be alone. There are just some books that I want to WANT to read, but I just don't ever have the motivation. There are quite a few of these. I feel so┬ábad. But alas, here we are. Finally facing the music. Today, we're going to confess about five (instead of ten, yes) … Continue reading Books I’m Avoiding Reading | Top Ten Tuesday

Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Terraformer by Colleen Houck Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Author: Colleen Houck Published: May 2020 Publisher: Colleen Houck Pages: 536 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was really fun! I admit things got a little strange towards the end there and I was all for a 5-star rating until about the 75% … Continue reading Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Formalities in The Clergyman’s Wife | Spoiler-Free Review

The Clergyman's Wife by Molly Greeley Genre: Historical Fiction, Retelling [Pride & Prejudice] Author: Molly Greeley Published: December 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thank you to Allen & Unwin for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This turned out better than … Continue reading Formalities in The Clergyman’s Wife | Spoiler-Free Review