Tag: favourite authors

Book Blogger Hop: Impossible to Choose?

Book Blogger Hop: Impossible to Choose?

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.” Could you ever pick a favourite book or is it like […]


Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Book Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

  Title: Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) Author: Laini Taylor Edition: UK Hardcover Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton  Release date: March 28th 2017 Genre: YA Fantasy No.pages: 536       Synopsis The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of […]


Book Blogger Hop: Favourite Children’s Authors

Book Blogger Hop: Favourite Children’s Authors

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.”   Question of the Week: Who is your favourite children’s books […]


Book Blogger Hop (1) Authors I have met

Book Blogger Hop (1) Authors I have met

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.”   Question of the Week: What authors have you met and where? […]


Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Title: The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Release date: September 2012 Genre: YA Paranormal/Fantasy No.pages: 409 Synopsis Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them–until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her. His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble. But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He is on a quest that […]


The Body Electric Tour with Review and Giveaway!

The Body Electric Tour with Review and Giveaway!

Today I’m absolutely thrilled and honoured to be hosting a tour stop for one of my favourite contemporary authors-the one and only Beth Revis! I first discovered Revis back in 2013. I’d heard a lot of great things about her Across the Universe series, and when I read the trilogy I wasn’t disappointed. The final instalment, Shades of Earth, was my favourite read of 2014. So you can imagine how excited I was when I heard she was releasing another sci-fi novel, The Body Electric!    Keep reading to discover the synopsis, read my review and enter the giveaway for […]


#Tackle TBR 5 Favourites Challenge

#Tackle TBR 5 Favourites Challenge

Today is Day 9 of the Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon hosted by Wishful Endings. The idea is to challenge yourself to catch up with finishing as many books on your reading list as possible over the two weeks from 8th-20th September. There will be a giveaway for all read-a-thon participants. If you’d like to join in, you can sign up here and follow the hashtag #TackleTBR on Twitter for updates. Five Favourites Challenge This challenge is hosted by Melissa Wright, author of the Descendents series! The challenge is to list your five favourite books. There is also a giveaway on her post to win an […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Own the Most Books From

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Own the Most Books From

Today is Top Ten Tuesday, a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!  Every week they post a new top ten list and everyone can join in and share their own picks. If you’d like to take part, hop on over to the blog and sign up with the linky. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to post your answers in the comments. This week’s topic is: Authors I Own the Most Books From. I tend to read a lot more books than I own, as I borrow from friends or the library or sell what I […]