This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay (Blogmas)

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This Is Going To Hurt came to my attention a good few months ago now, and i had absolutely no idea what to think about it. I knew it was an honest account of working in the NHS from a Junior Doctors point of view, but i knew very little about Adam Kay and honestly didn’t know what to expect from the book. A lot of people were encouraging me to pick this up, even though it’s a little out of my comfort zone, and i’m so incredibly glad i did.

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Personal Update (Blogmas)

chatSo this is a little personal update for the year. Sometimes, it’s nice to do a bit more of a personal post than a bookish post and it can be quite refreshing to get it out. There is of course some bookish things in here since books and book events are a big part of my life (shocking, I know) but there’s also some big things from my year in here!  Continue reading

City Of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Blogmas)

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I feel ashamed that i’ve never finished a Victoria Schwab book until City Of Ghosts. I’ve always wanted to pick up one of her books, but the length of most of them intimidated me quite a lot, so when i found out she was releasing a middle-grade ghost book, i jumped at picking it up as soon as it landed in shops.

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Ramona Blue By Julie Murphy

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Our LGBTQ+ Book Club pick a few months ago was Ramona Blue. It’s been on my shelf for a few months now and i had been very excited about getting around to it, luckily so was everyone at book club! I’ve also had Dumplin’ on my shelves for a while, maybe this was the push i need to read everything else Julie has written.

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Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman

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Starfish was one of my favourite reads of this year, i know the year isn’t done but i can’t imagine much will beat it for me. It was stunningly written and had wonderful characters. So admittedly i had extremely high hopes for Summer Bird Blue when i picked it up, and i’m glad it didn’t disappoint. Continue reading

May 2018 Wrap-Up

I was aiming to have a great reading month in May. The pressure of my YALC TBR staring at me every day is getting quite intense and i’m ready to get a lot of that knocked off my list. Admittedly, i started the month a little rocky in a bit of a reading slump, but i managed to pull it back and actually started to read pretty quickly towards the end of the month thanks to some of my new favourite books. Here’s what i managed to read in May.

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Sam & Ilsa’s Last Hurrah by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

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*I received a copy of Sam and Ilsa’s Last Hurrah in exchange for an honest review*
I’ve been excited for this book to be released for a while, as many of you may know, i absolutely adore David Levithan and his co-written books with Rachel Cohn are always an easy read with wonderful characters. I’m very happy to say that this one was no different.

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