GIVEAWAY | 5 Year Anniversary

Hey guys! It's my blog's 5 year anniversary on 30 October 2020 and I wanted to celebrate with a little giveaway. Thank you all so much for being here - especially if you've been here since the beginning! I can't believe five years have gone passed, it seems crazy! Upside-Down Books started back in 2015 … Continue reading GIVEAWAY | 5 Year Anniversary

Favourite Book Quotes! | Top Ten Tuesday

Hello friends! I hope you've all had a lovely weekend and an even lovelier start to your week. I have been doing some frantic reading in the hopes to get in as many books as possible before the month is out but we will see how I do! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event … Continue reading Favourite Book Quotes! | Top Ten Tuesday

Lots of Money in Sex & Vanity | Spoiler-Free Review

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan Genre: Romance, Contemporary Author: Kevin Kwan Published: June 2020 Publisher: Hutchinson Pages: 368 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I really enjoyed this story. This is the first time I've read anything by Kwan and I am 100% convinced I need to get onto Crazy Rich Asians. … Continue reading Lots of Money in Sex & Vanity | Spoiler-Free Review

The Apocalypse in Waking Gods | Book Review

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian Author: Sylvain Neuvel Published: April 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 322 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This series just gets better and better! I cannot get over how damn good the audiobook performances are. There is quite literally no other audiobook I've ever come … Continue reading The Apocalypse in Waking Gods | Book Review

August Book Haul! | 2020

Hello! I hope you're all having an amazing week! Today we are here to do the shameful task of looking at the enormous number of books I acquired in August. Seriously, it was bad. I don't know how it happenedĀ  but a book fair with cheap books certainly didn't help. Let's dive right in! BOUGHT … Continue reading August Book Haul! | 2020

Books to Buy This Month! | September 2020

Can you believe we're already up to September?! I'm both thrilled that Christmas is coming but also irked that I haven't been able to read as many books as I wanted. Despite my best efforts, I've finally had to lower my reading goal count and I'm really struggling to hit even that. GAH. So, of … Continue reading Books to Buy This Month! | September 2020

Eye-Opening Stories in Born a Crime | Spoiler-Free Review

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir Author: Trevor Noah Published: November 2016 Publisher: Doubleday Canada Pages: 288 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was incredible and harrowing all at once. I'm completely taken aback by the things that Trevor Noah experienced in his … Continue reading Eye-Opening Stories in Born a Crime | Spoiler-Free Review

Books That Should Be Netflix Shows | Top Ten Tuesday

Ach, WordPress has finally forced me to swap to this new strange editor. If you don't use WordPress you'll likely be like what the heck are you on about. But if you do - gosh I don't like it. It makes it very hard to use my normal templates!! Ah well. Isn't change fun. Top … Continue reading Books That Should Be Netflix Shows | Top Ten Tuesday