The Hype Made Me Read It | Round 1


A few years ago, I was awful at reading books purely because of the hype around them. Nowadays I tend to avoid books which have received insane amounts of hype – which is a habit I think I need to stop. I’ve picked out three books which in retrospect I definitely read and expected so much more than I got…

(Disclaimer: These are just my personal responses to books and I still appreciate the effort it takes to write a book.)

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Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle | Book Review


I picked this book up on a bit of a whim and I was most definitely judging a book by its cover. Well, the cover definitely caught my eye and when I read the synopsis I decided it was something that I’d like to read. I got through it quite quickly and here and my thoughts…

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Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan | Book Review


I first heard of this book a few years ago when one of my friends had mentioned it in passing and I was given this by my friend Ella after she had recommended it to me and due to being away on holiday and feeling a little ill for a few days, it took me a while for me to get through it. I finally managed to get it read and as per, here are my thoughts…

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Benefits of Re-Reading


If you’ve been reading this blog for a few months, you’ll know that earlier this year I re-read the Harry Potter series after my trip to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and as I did, I wrote up a gathering of thoughts for each book, which can be found under my book reviews tab. However, I did find the experience of re-reading all seven books beneficial for me as a reader and as a fan of the series and I thought I’d share some of those benefits with you… Continue reading “Benefits of Re-Reading”

All That She Can See by Carrie Hope Fletcher | Book Review


I genuinely had no idea what to expect when I ordered this book. I had my suspicions and thoughts about what the plot of the story may be and to an extent I was right but I was also surprised and honestly, a little disappointed. I really wanted to love this book, I honestly did but I have a few issues. Fortunately, I also have some praise for this book so let’s get into my thoughts…

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