The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli | Book Review


This is the first book I’ve read by Becky Albertalli and I picked it up because 1) it sounded interesting 2) I felt like reading a contemporary and 3) I’d heard so much about it so I felt it was my duty to give it a read and here are my thoughts…

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My Deal with Fantasy Books


Recently, I’ve been having conversations with people about magic and fantasy books which prompted me to think about my responses to tales of fantasy and magic. This has led me to realise that I am particularly picky when it comes to the type of fantasy novels I like and today, I’d like to discuss them.

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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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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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