It's been an exciting month! I've moved, finished the first draft of my dissertation and am into the editing stage, and I am starting a new job tomorrow! I have also read eight books and watched many, many episodes of Green Wing! And the Mountains Echoed by Khaleed Hosseni A story about siblings Abdullah and Pari and … Continue reading July Wrap Up
When I was a teenager, one of my favourite films was Stardust (2007). I loved it. It was a great movie full of wackiness and honestly its still a good movie to allow adult Bea to curl up and just fall into a crazy quest to catch a fallen star. I loved it. Still do. … Continue reading Review: Stardust
This is the second book in Patrick Ness's Chaos Walking series and I love the title, even though it all gets a bit ooeer when you find out what the Ask is, and what the Answer is and... yeah good title! I picked it up in a charity shop because preloved books are the best. Or … Continue reading Review: The Ask and The Answer
A Conjuring of Light is the third and final instalment in the "darker shade of magic" trilogy by V.E.Schwab that I absolutely adore. I had to wait a while to read the final book. The review for A Darker Shade of Magic and A Gathering of Shadows are linked. ACoL picks up immediately after A Gathering … Continue reading Review: A Conjuring of Light (Darker Shade of Magic #3)
I was at work today, which meant I was anxiously refreshing my twitter feed waiting for the announcement of who was going to play the thirteenth re-incarnation of my favourite TV character ever. I was expecting it to be a woman, how could it possibly not be? I was thrilled to see it was Jodie … Continue reading Welcome to Thirteen!
Patrick Ness strikes again! I've wanted to read The Rest of us Just Live Here since I read the blurb online and realised it was a Ness mockery of the "chosen one" trope. And finally, my library have it (I am under a very limited book buying sanction. Library has to do for now). Not everyone … Continue reading Review: The Rest Of Us Just Live Here
So, basically, a few weeks ago I trawled my way through the kindle e-books deals, and found this: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton. I actually can't seem to find the full e-book on amazon though, so I guess it was a deal through the kindle itself?? Who knows. Anyway, I liked the premise … Continue reading Review: The Rebel of the Sands