london book tour!

london book tour!

Hello hello hello!

Last weekend I was lucky enough to be in one of my favourite places in the world: London. I had a fabulous couple of days seeing a bunch of shows with my gorgeous pal Amy, then reunited with Michaela who you may know from A Novel Idea (go check her blog out for amazing reviews and bookish content!).

We then did what we do best – troll through bookshops! It was a Sunday, so we were on a bit of a time constraint, but we still managed a good rummage through three amazing bookshops in the city!

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i dare you book tag

i dare you book tag

Back in the wintery wilderness of January, Becca tagged me in to do the I Dare You Book Tag and I’m finally getting around to it.


1. What book has been on your shelf the longest? 

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I still have some books from when I was a baby like some fairytale and nursery rhyme books, but my favourite is Once There Were Giants because the little girl in it looked just like me!

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sunshine blogger award

sunshine blogger award

Hello everybody! Last month the lovely Me And Ink nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award. She is super sweet and supportive and I really recommend giving her a follow (especially her #MagicMonday posts dedicated to Harry Potter!!)

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Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you in a blog post and links back to their blog
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions
  • List the rules and display The Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post.
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january roundup!

january roundup!

Happy February everybody! Before we plunge into my birthday month, I want to have a look back at January and see how I’m doing with my various bookish goals, plus share some stuff I got up to and some blogs I loved reading!

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just for clicks – arc review

just for clicks – arc review

Just For Clicks by Kara McDowell
Amberjack Publishing
Pub date: February 19th 2019
3/5 stars

Amazon US
Book Depository

The Dixon family are ‘internet famous’. What began as a mommy blog run by Ashley Dixon has turned into an international empire – and her daughter Claire wants out. Having everything from potty training to junior prom discussed online is no longer her idea of fun and the perks of sponsorship deals don’t hold a candle to her dream of going to college and finally being a normal girl. Her twin sister Poppy thinks she’s mad to give up the glamour of fame, especially when all it requires are a few hair tutorial YouTube videos in return… oh, and giving up your privacy, embarrassing viral outbursts and being forced in front of your mom’s camera 24/7. However, underneath the insta-perfect facade, the cracks are beginning to show, with traumatic moments from the past and the uncertainty of their future as celebrities and as a family all come to a head.

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nova in new york – arc review

nova in new york – arc review

Nova in New York by Katherine Richards
Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 29th January 2019
4/5 Stars

Amazon UK
Book Depository

My first review on the blog! Ahh! My first review of an ARC!! Ahhh!!

Now that’s out of my system…

Nova in New York follows a teenager from a small town as she enrolls on a prestigious summer course at a ballet school in New York. Nova leaves behind her family – an absentminded father obsessed with the stars and an aunt who dreamed of dancing but lives with cystic fibrosis – to take on three weeks of intensive training under strict tutors. Struggling without their support and feeling lost in the big city, Nova has to figure out her place in the world of dance and decide whether or not to fight for it.

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