start here review

I was lucky enough to be included in the Start Here blog tour. All opinions are my own. There’s a first time for everything. Gatecrashing a KPop concert with an oppa in a business suit. Taking shelter from the storm with the girl you’ve been meaning to shake off. That kiss that blurs the line between … Continue reading start here review


top ten books of 2017: YA edition

It's that time of year again: the yearly wrap-up, the 'best of' lists. I read so many books this year that I had to split my lists into two - the YA edition and the 'everything else' edition.This list is in no particular order! 1. The Upside of Unrequited Ok, so I said that this … Continue reading top ten books of 2017: YA edition

the secret of the purple lake: author interview

I’m delighted to have Yaba Badoe, author of The Secret of the Purple Lakehere on my blog today. Could you tell me a little about your book? The Secret of the Purple Lake is a collection of five interlinked stories that takes us from Ghana to Orkney, and from Spain to Norway and Thailand. As … Continue reading the secret of the purple lake: author interview


my ARCs

I don't know about you, but I have a lot of ARCs that I've been meaning to get to. Here's a brief list of the ARCs that I'm going to be featuring on my blog (or Netgalley) in the next few months: Uqasha by Maria Isabella Uqasha is a beautiful, intelligent, feisty 22-year-old woman in … Continue reading my ARCs


short story sunday

I borrowed this idea from Lacy Literacy, thank you very much for inspiring me! As many of you know, I am a huge fan of short stories - they're a seriously underappreciated form of writing, in my opinion. So I thought every now and again I would do a Short Story Sunday to share what … Continue reading short story sunday


a change is gonna come review

A Change is Gonna Come, an anthology of young adult authors, is probably the most important book I'll read all year. Featuring top Young Adult authors alongside a host of exciting new talent, this anthology of stories and poetry from BAME writers on the theme of change is a long-overdue addition to the YA scene. … Continue reading a change is gonna come review


half life review

To start off - I am SO SORRY that this review took so long, Claret Press. They kindly sent me an ARC of Sarah Gray's Half Life months and months ago, and I've only just now got around to reading it. However, this post is the chance to redeem myself! Half Life is a triplet … Continue reading half life review