June 2021 Wrap Up

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Probably a bit late for a June wrap up, but here we go... In June I read 15 books because I got swept up in LGBTQ+ romance and I usually get through those pretty fast. It was just what my brain seemed to be craving this month but it also coincided with Pride Month, yay! … Continue reading June 2021 Wrap Up

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

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Thank you to NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton for the advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. SYNOPSIS:A princess in exile. Six enchanted cranes. An unspeakable curse.A beautiful and immersive YA fantasy retelling of the Grimm brothers' The Six Swans fairytale, set in an East-Asian inspired world, by the author of Spin the Dawn.Shiori'anma, … Continue reading Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

May 2021 Wrap Up

An open copy of Detransition, Baby with a cup of tea above it. It says May Wrap Up in the top left corner of the image.

May was a pretty decent reading month with some amazing five stars reads that definitely made it onto the favourites list. I did make the mistake of starting to read The Relentless Moon in the week I knew I would be going out a lot and a 700 page book in your bag is not … Continue reading May 2021 Wrap Up

Wendy, Darling by A.C Wise

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Thank you to NetGalley and Titan Books for the advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.SYNOPSIS:For those that lived there, Neverland was a children's paradise. No rules, no adults, only endless adventure and enchanted forests all led by the charismatic boy who would never grow old. But Wendy Darling grew up. … Continue reading Wendy, Darling by A.C Wise

The House on Beckett Lane by Emma Rogers

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SYNOPSIS:A family in an inescapable cycle of abuse; a widower discovering who he is without his wife standing by his side; a couple avoiding the cancer shaped elephant in the room. Set in the ever-changing structure of the home, The House on Beckett Lane examines every corner of tragedy over a fifteen year period. Rogers combines voice, … Continue reading The House on Beckett Lane by Emma Rogers

Lost In The Never Woods by Aiden Thomas

SYNOPSIS:Something sinister waits within the trees . . .It's been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went missing in the woods, but when the town's children start to disappear, the questions surrounding her brothers' mysterious circumstances are brought back into the light. Attempting to flee her past, Wendy almost runs over an unconscious … Continue reading Lost In The Never Woods by Aiden Thomas

The Starlight Watchmaker by Lauren James

The Starlight Watchmaker cover on an iPad surrounded by 5 watches and white paper hearts.

SYNOPSIS:Wealthy students from across the galaxy come to learn at the prestigious academy where Hugo toils as a watchmaker. But he is one of the lucky ones. Many androids like him are jobless and homeless. Someone like Dorian could never understand their struggle - or so Hugo thinks when the pompous duke comes banging at … Continue reading The Starlight Watchmaker by Lauren James

Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow by Benjamin Dean

This book was gifted as part of the Pride Book Tours Instagram tour. SYNOPSIS:My name’s Archie Albright, and I know two things for certain: 1. My mum and dad kind of hate each other, and they’re not doing a great job of pretending that they don’t anymore.2. They’re both keeping a secret from me, but … Continue reading Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow by Benjamin Dean

SLAY by Brittney Morris

SYNOPSIS:Seventeen year old Keira loves video games, or more specifically online role player games, but she quickly realises that these games aren't welcoming to Black people after getting racial slurs in one game and the only dark-skinned character being a troll in the other. So she makes up her own character and develops her own … Continue reading SLAY by Brittney Morris