January was a bit of a mixed bag, some great reads, some surprises and some disappointments. I’ve managed to read a couple short story collections, fairytale retellings, fantasy epics and a 1930s crime classic so I’m quite pleased with how varied I’ve been. Continue reading “January Wrap Up”
I can’t believe we’re over half way through September already! Time is flying by. I’ve been a bit more reserved in my book buying recently, and in fact I only actually paid for four of these books as I managed to get the other two by using my Waterstones points. Every little helps! Anyway, here’s what I’ve got. Continue reading “September Book Haul”
I came across this book tag here, and thought I’d give it a go!
- A hyped classic that you really didn’t enjoy:
I didn’t enjoy The Great Gatsby, I felt the narrator was just too dull. I know that was the point, to juxtapose the riches and adventure of the other characters but he was just too dry for me. I also really, really didn’t like Frankenstein.
Continue reading “The Classics Book Tag”
Published in 2015, 416pp, Bloomsbury
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
This book. I loved this book. It’s been many years since I last finished a Young Adult series but since discovering Booktube, I’ve been persuaded to pick some up. Boy, was that the best idea I’ve had in a while! A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas came highly recommended so I bit the bullet and ordered it; I’d been in a bit of a reading slump whilst attempting to slog through the rest of Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd and I’m so glad I bought it. This book reignited my passion for storytelling all over again and gave me the kick I so desperately needed (even though my bank balance objected) to get back on the reading wagon.
Continue reading “A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas – A Review”