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

In July, I managed to read and review eight books! Here is what I said about them... Roar by Cora Carmack (Tor Teen) – My first read for July was the book featured in the June ‘Elementalists’ box from Fairy Loot. I found Roar to be an enjoyable fantasy adventure in which we get a …

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Dragon’s Green by Scarlett Thomas

Dragon’s Green was the chosen book in May’s Ninja Book Box which had the theme ‘Magical Lands’. The first children’s book from Scarlett Thomas, I was intrigued by its magical theme and the positive reviews I had seen for it. And I finally got round to reading it this month and discovered a new world …

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Fairy Loot Unboxing – July 2017

Today it is time to unbox the July 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 am currently subscribed to Fairy Loot …

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A Court Of Mist And Fury by Sarah J Maas

You may recall that last month I read A Court Of Thorns And Roses by Sarah J Maas on holiday and really enjoyed it. So I was very excited about reading the second book in the series, A Court Of Mist And Fury. As always I will try and stay vague in my review but …

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A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman

The book selected by my book club for this month was A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen. On reading the blurb I was intrigued by the premise, and this was increased further with the book recently winning the 2017 International Man Booker Prize. A Horse …

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The Other Twin by L V Hay

Having seen lots of positive reviews for The Other Twin I was delighted to receive a copy for review. This is the debut novel from L V Hay and it promised a dark and gripping psychological thriller so I was excited to find out more... In the opening chapters we learn of the death of …

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How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

The moment I heard about the latest novel from Matt Haig, it became one of my most anticipated reads for 2017. I am a big fan of Matt’s writing having previously enjoyed The Humans along with one of his children’s stories, A Boy Called Christmas. Published on 6th July, How To Stop Time is an …

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