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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A Court Of Wings And Ruin by Sarah J Maas

This month I completed the A Court Of Thorns And Roses trilogy, having previously read and reviewed A Court Of Thorns And Roses back in June and the second book, A Court Of Mist And Fury in July. I had enjoyed both these books, ACOMAF in particular, so I was looking forward to reading book …

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Fairy Loot Unboxing – August 2017

Today it is time to unbox the August 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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Ninja Book Box Unboxing – August 2017

This week I received my fourth Ninja Book Box. I received the very first ‘Slightly Surreal’ box back in November following the Kickstarter campaign and in February and May I unboxed the ‘Shakespearean Mystery’ and ‘Magical Lands’ boxes. Ninja Book Box is a quarterly subscription service with the emphasis being on promoting books from independent …

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One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

My second book club choice for the month was One Of Us Is Lying, the debut novel by Karen M. McManus. I had seen this book around on social media and its premise sounded really interesting so it was a book I was really looking forward to reading. The events in this novel take place …

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The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami

One of two books I am reading for my book club this month is The Nakano Thrift Shop. Translated from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell, this is the latest novel from Hiromi Kawakami, bestselling author of Strange Weather In Tokyo. I hadn’t heard of this book prior to my book club, but its premise …

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Fear by Roald Dahl

Today I have a review of Fear by Roald Dahl, the last of four new centenary collections published on 10th August by Penguin Books. I have read and reviewed these collections over the last week, sharing my thoughts on Innocence, War and Trickery. In Fear, Dahl explores the stories that have the power to scare …

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