Books

Books I can’t wait to read in 2021

Is it too late to say Happy New Year? Sod it, Happy New Year everyone. I hope you're all safe and well and coping okay. I've had a rough time of it head wise in the last month or so, hence my absence, but I'm gradually starting to feel a little better, a little more… Continue reading Books I can’t wait to read in 2021

Reviews

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell | why I can’t get this book out of my head

I don't find reviewing books easy. It's not something that comes naturally to me and more often than not I'll procrastinate on it to the point it never gets done. Sometimes though, a book will come along where my own laziness is the least of my worries when it comes to a review. Sometimes, a… Continue reading My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell | why I can’t get this book out of my head

Books

What I’ve Been Reading This Week | April 27 – May 3, 2020

How weird is time acting just now? Super fast one minute then crazy slow the next. It was a busy week with work so I guess that sped things up a bit but the weekend has no excuse! Yesterday I had so many grand plans to get things done but instead I just got angry… Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading This Week | April 27 – May 3, 2020

Books

What I’ve been reading this week | April 20 – 26, 2020

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you've all been having a good weekend. I had a decent one despite the circumstances. I did some baking, some cleaning, some reading outside in the sunshine, some snoozing and some Love Island binging.  What I’ve Been Reading This Week House of Earth and Blood: Crescent City by Sarah J.… Continue reading What I’ve been reading this week | April 20 – 26, 2020

Books

My next five NetGalley reads | getting my reviewing mojo back

How is your NetGalley shelf looking? I currently have 13 books to read and a feedback ratio of 70% so I need to get my act together! Of those 13 books these are the next five that I plan on reading (I've chosen them by publication date). I've dropped my productivity massively over the past… Continue reading My next five NetGalley reads | getting my reviewing mojo back

Books, Writing

Books for horror writers | the best reads for inspiration and guidance

I love reading (obviously), I love writing (when it's going well) and I love reading about writing. I think in a way it fools me into feeling productive even when I'm not managing to get any words on the page. But it's also invaluable to get as much inspiration and advice from writers who have… Continue reading Books for horror writers | the best reads for inspiration and guidance

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What I’ve been reading this week | April 13 – 19, 2020

It's been a minute! I think my last proper post was way back in October last year when the world was literally a different place. Dwelling on what's been going on with the wider world and in my own life is for a different post. Today, I just want to get back to blogging and… Continue reading What I’ve been reading this week | April 13 – 19, 2020

Books

Books I’m excited for this month | October 2019

October is gearing up to be a month of incredible new releases and I'm so damn excited about it. There's a glut of new horror fiction out this month to keep it creepy during the spooky season but there is so much more to look forward to. Here is a selection of the books I'm… Continue reading Books I’m excited for this month | October 2019

Blog Hops

It’s Monday! What are you reading? | Reads from the week starting September 30

Hey everyone! How's your weekend been? I was working Saturday doing my freelance gig but it wasn't too bad then Sunday I was dog sitting which is always lovely. Even though my dog, Kai, and my dad's dog, Fen, spent their whole day pointedly ignoring each other. I'm back at work this week which is...I… Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? | Reads from the week starting September 30

Blog Hops

Top Ten Tuesday | Fall 2019 TBR

It's Tuesday! So that can only mean Top Ten Tuesday time - a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme is 'Fall TBR' and I'll be honest, I'm buzzing for this one because I'm so excited for autumn this year (and every year). I'm not a lover of summer at all,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | Fall 2019 TBR