• Book Review,  Reviews

    The Coldest Girl in Coldtown – Holly Black

    “Tana woke lying in a bathtub. Her legs were drawn up, her cheek pressed against the cold metal of the faucet. A slow drip had soaked the fabric on her shoulder and wetted locks of her hair. The rest of her, including her clothes, was still completely dry, which was kind of a relief. Her neck felt stiff; her shoulders ached. She looked up dazedly at the ceiling, at the blots of mild grown into Rorschach patterns. For a moment she felt completely disorientated. The she scrambled up onto her knees, skin sliding on the enamel, and pushed aside the shower curtain.” Nothing could prepare Tana for what she would…

  • Book Review,  Reviews

    You Don’t Know Me – Sophia Bennett

    “It’s funny how fifteen minutes can change your life. Sometimes people ask me: would you do it again, knowing what happened? I’ve thought about it a lot and I suppose the answer is yes, despite everything. Fifteen minutes can be golden, they’re all you need to make something beautiful, or save someone from disaster.” When Sasha’s phone is stolen and a video of Sasha and her friends appears on the submissions for Killer Act, the online music competition hosted by leading social network Interface the girls are shocked and embarrassed. However it appears people like their video, their style and their voices and wow, they make it to the audition…

  • Lifestyle Post

    No Books Allowed (#4)

    Welcome to No Books Allowed. This is a new monthly feature hosted here, which is used to discuss things things in life which aren’t connected to books. This post can be used to talk about days out, music, TV, video games, films etc for all those book bloggers out there who do occasionally do stuff other than read and go to book events! April  April has been soooo busy. I had to take a week out from blogging because things got that busy. I moved house at the beginning of the month so most of the month has been filled with packing, moving and unpacking. I love my new house…

  • Lifestyle Post

    No Books Allowed (#1)

    Hello, Welcome to No Books Allowed. This is my new semi-regular feature in which I discuss things I have been doing lately which don’t involve books. I’m saying semi-regular because well, I have to do stuff other than book events and read for there to be anything in this post and well other than work I rarely do that! Hopefully this feature will run monthly and talk about music, video games and other stuff. This month I am just testing the waters and would really like your feedback, if you would rather I just stuck to books let me know, this is after all a book blog and I don’t…