My Favourite… 18 in 18 (plus a review of the year)

How on earth is it nearly 2019?! It feels like only a few months ago that I did this post in 2017, and now here we are in 2018! I really enjoyed looking back on the things I loved this year, so I thought I'd write it down in a blog post! Without further ado,... Continue Reading →

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Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . . For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions. Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in... Continue Reading →

My Advice for Year 11s

This is going to be a slightly different post from normal, but I want to talk a bit about school, revision, and my experience of GCSEs. I have just finished my exams, and although it did feel like an anticlimax when I walked out of my last GCSE (for those of you that don't understand/know... Continue Reading →

One Moment by Kristina McBride

It was supposed to be the best summer of Maggie's life. Now it's the one she'd do anything to forget. Maggie remembers hanging out at the gorge with her closest friends after a party the night before. She remembers climbing the path hand in hand with her perfect boyfriend, Joey. She remembers that last kiss - soft, lingering, safe. So why can't she remember... Continue Reading →

My Favourite… Books of 2017

I was aiming to write a blog post collecting all of my favourite books, films, albums, and TV series of 2017, but with mock revision and homework, I haven't had much time over the holidays to write the blog posts I wanted. So instead, since this is, after all, a book blog, I thought I'd... Continue Reading →

My Favourite… Books on my TBR

I've been really bad at keeping up with my blog these past few months, what with schoolwork and revision, revision, revision (oh, and some more revision!), so I thought I'd reintroduce myself to the world of blogging by collecting up a list of books I'd like to read in the near future. I went through... Continue Reading →

Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick

“They say that dead men tell no tales, but they’re wrong. Even the dead tell stories.” It's 1910. In a cabin north of the Arctic Circle, in a place murderously cols and desolate, Sig Andersson is alone... alone except for the corpse of his father, frozen to death that morning when he fell through the ice on... Continue Reading →

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