anticipated releases

Anticipated Releases: Winter 2020

Pretty Broken Things by Melissa Marr contemporary, thriller Heavily-tattooed and erratic, Tess hides in plain sight, off-the-grid in New Orleans. Tess is a survivor with more secrets than even she knows. Her clearest memories are tattooed on her skin, memorials to the missing dead. No one knows who Tess is--or that she's still alive. That… Continue reading Anticipated Releases: Winter 2020

blether breakdown, fantasy, science fiction

Blether Breakdown: Hoachin’

As part of my launching my blog properly I wanted to add in more interesting or unique blog features. What better way to make things more unusual to try and loosely connect Scots words/phrases to bookish lists? Bear with me, some of these connections from the meaning of the word to the idea for the list might be a little loose.

fantasy, review, series

Series Review: Broken Earth Trilogy

N. K. Jemisin's award winning series, The Broken Earth, became the first ever series where every book in the series won a Hugo award in 2018 with the release of The Stone Sky. I don't know what else can indicate the incredible caliber of these books, but I will do my best to share my… Continue reading Series Review: Broken Earth Trilogy

book, fantasy, review

Review: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

In 2020 I tried Mark Lawrence's first trilogy, following a psychotic young man as he tries to reclaim his throne. Or at least that is what I think the plot was, because the book really didn't work for me. I was determined to love Red Sister, and the glowing reviews all over Goodreads indicated that I had a good chance.

tbr

September TBR: far too ambitious

At the beginning of 2020 I set my goodreads goal to 100 books for the second time, determined I was going to make it this year! In 2019 I made it to an impressive 82 books (my most successful reading year ever) and I would like to hit 100 at least once. Well, as an… Continue reading September TBR: far too ambitious

anticipated releases

Anticipated Releases: Autumn 2020

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes ya, thriller, debut author Avery Grambs is suddenly and unexpectedly willed the entire fortune of billionaire Tobias Hawthrone, but she has no idea who he is. She moves into the Hawthorne family home, surrounded by the family who were just passed over for inheritance. This book is being… Continue reading Anticipated Releases: Autumn 2020

read-eh-thon, readathon, tbr, tome topple

August TBR: Read-eh-thon and Tome Topple

August had a lot going on for it in 2020. I am still renovating my flat while working from home and work has ramped up a lot over lockdown. So obviously I'm going to put sixteen books on my tbr. I am laser focused on reading as many of my physical books as I can… Continue reading August TBR: Read-eh-thon and Tome Topple