The Book Matchmaker Unboxing – Autumn

If you are a regular reader of my blog, or follow me on social media, you may already be aware of my love of bookish subscription boxes and book related gifts! This week I received an Autumn gift box from The Book Matchmaker which I was very excited about. Earlier this year, when they were …

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A Map Of Tulsa by Benjamin Lytal

The book featured in the August ‘Going Home’ box from Ninja Book Box was A Map Of Tulsa by Benjamin Lytal. Published by And Other Stories, this was a book and publisher that I was not familiar with. In this, his debut novel, Lytal explores what happens when we return home, and when we meet …

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Under A Pole Star by Stef Penney

My book club read for September was Stef Penney’s latest novel, Under A Pole Star. This is the first book I have read from this author, although I had heard of this book previously along with The Tenderness Of Wolves – another book I haven’t got round to picking up! With a story of exploration …

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The Changeling’s Journey by Christine Spoors

My latest read was a book I spotted on Instagram. I was first drawn to its beautiful cover and then was interested to find out it was a fantasy story inspired by Scottish folklore, written and self published by Scottish writer Christine Spoors, who wrote this story whilst at University. And whilst I don’t often …

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My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

My Absolute Darling is a book you may have heard a lot about recently. I myself picked up a copy of Gabriel Tallent’s debut novel following the reactions of some of my favourite bookish people on social media. And it is a book for which there has been a lot of hype, with high praise …

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Wicked Like A Wildfire by Lana Popovic

My first read of the month was Wicked Like A Wildfire, the debut novel from Lana Popovic. I received a copy of this book in the August ‘Otherworlds’ box from Fairy Loot. It is the first in a fantasy duology which I had seen a lot about on social media with its gorgeous cover art! …

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August Round-Up – The Books I Read In August 2017

Another month has come to an end and it’s been another busy month on my blog. This month I managed to read and review nine books as well as sharing my unboxings of two bookish subscription boxes. Here is a reminder of what I blogged about this month with links to each in case you …

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