After writing my last post, we had a rather spectacular power outage which rendered me internetless for about three days! I was subsequently in the throes of birthday fever (I'll do a post about my birthday haul later in the week) and, finally, got the call to return to work full time. As such, not … Continue reading August Round Up
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In lieu of posting this week I want to make it clear that I utterly condemn the acts of the police forces in the US - and also all too frequently in my home country of the UK - in committing acts of racist violence against the Black community. If you have the means, please … Continue reading no posts this week
Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Books set in my city or state
The rare sunny Scottish day! (NB: I don't live here, I was just on holiday, more's the pity) Thanks to Long and Short Reviews for hosting the Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge. This week's challenge is books set in my city or state! I live in a town in Scotland near Glasgow. There aren't a lot … Continue reading Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Books set in my city or state
Top Ten Tuesday: Opening Lines
It’s that time again! Thanks as always to Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl for facilitating TTT. This week's topic is opening lines. I've always wished I had a better memory for these. I have a good memory for the general plot of most books (though I will admit some thrillers have a tendency to smoosh together), … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Opening Lines
Tweet Cute – Blog Tour!!
Hello to another year of books and a Happy 2020 to you all!
I am very fortunate to have been chosen to Review Tweet Cute by Emma Lord on it’s Blog Tour.
*I received an E copy of this book by the lovely publishers and author in exchange for my honest opinion/review. My review hasn’t been affected at all by this.*
Title: Tweet Cute
Author: Emma Lord
Genre: Fiction, romance, comedy, YA
Publisher: St Martin’s Press
Release date: (US) 21st January 2020
(UK) Release date February 1st 2020
From the back:
Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming ― mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger’s massive Twitter account.
Enter Jack, class clown and constant thorn in…
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Magpie Memories – Knocked Out by my Nunga-Nungas
I love the illustration of Angus on the cover. It is I, again, here with my third post on the Georgia Nicolson series!In this instalment, Georgia goes to Scotland in a "hilarious" interlude, then returns to England. She continues to see Robbie but Dave the Laugh continues to be le mouche in the ointment as … Continue reading Magpie Memories – Knocked Out by my Nunga-Nungas
Magpie Memories – It’s OK, I’m Wearing Really Big Knickers
aka as "On the Bright Side I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God" As you may have guessed, this is the second book in the Georgia Nicolson series! Georgia got together with Robbie the Sex God at the end of book one... only to be told by her mum that they're going to New … Continue reading Magpie Memories – It’s OK, I’m Wearing Really Big Knickers
Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019
This week's topic on Top Ten Tuesday is a tough one for me! I do not track release dates and so on at all. I read all over the place and definitely read a lot of backlist - trying to keep up with frontlist stresses me out so much and I also am a broke … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019