Monthly Round-Ups

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

I had a very busy month in May where I managed to read and review nine books! Here is what I said about them... The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett (Alma Books) – My first review for May was for the book featured in February’s Shakespearean Mystery box from Ninja Book Box. The Bookman’s Tale… Continue reading May Round-Up – The Books I Read In May 2017

Book Reviews

Making Space by Sarah Tierney

Earlier this month I took part in the blog tour for Making Space, the debut novel from Sarah Tierney. In that guest post, Sarah introduced us to her book and it was one I was looking forward to reading based on the premise and the protagonist. It is a book that explores human emotion and… Continue reading Making Space by Sarah Tierney

Book Reviews

Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

My book club’s chosen read for this month was Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett. I really liked the sound of this book which promised to be a haunting and captivating read that touches on some difficult subject matter. Imagine Me Gone follows the story of a family and a significant event which changes their… Continue reading Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

Book Reviews

The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney

One of the books I was excited about this year was The Blood Miracles, the second novel from Lisa McInerney. I read her debut, The Glorious Heresies in 2015 and I picked it as one of my top books of the year with its fascinating cast of characters and gritty plot. It went on to… Continue reading The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney

Blog Tours

Blog Tour – Making Space by Sarah Tierney – Guest Post

Making Space by Sarah Tierney is a book I am very much looking forward to reading. Published in paperback by Sandstone Press on 20th April, you can get the e-book this week for only £1. It tells the story of a woman who is at a point in life where everything feels like its in… Continue reading Blog Tour – Making Space by Sarah Tierney – Guest Post

Subscription Box Unboxings

Fairy Loot Unboxing – May 2017

Today I am very excited to be unboxing the May Fairy Loot! Fairy Loot is a monthly subscription box focusing on Young Adult fantasy titles. You can get a single box for £26 per month (plus VAT and shipping) or you can choose to subscribe for 3 or 6 months. I have been getting Fairy… Continue reading Fairy Loot Unboxing – May 2017

Subscription Box Unboxings

Ninja Book Box Unboxing – May 2017

This week I received my third Ninja Book Box. I received the very first ‘Slightly Surreal’ box back in November following the Kickstarter campaign and in February I unboxed the ‘Shakespearean Mystery’ box. Ninja Book Box is a quarterly subscription service with the emphasis being on promoting books from independent publishers of all genres, and… Continue reading Ninja Book Box Unboxing – May 2017