Monthly Playlist: September

I started this feature last month and I’m keen to continue this month!

Music is a big part of my down time and self care.

Here are this month’s tracks that I’ve been enjoying ❤️ Continue reading “Monthly Playlist: September”


Review: Wonderland

Edited by: Marie O’Regan and Paul Kane

Published on: 17th September

Genre: Retelling, fairytale, fantasy

Blurb: From the greatest names in fantasy and horror comes an anthology of stories inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Join Alice as she is thrown into the whirlwind of Wonderland.

Within these pages you’ll find myriad approaches to Alice, from horror to historical, taking us from the nightmarish reaches of the imagination to tales that will shock, surprise and tug on the heart-strings. So, it’s time now to go down the rabbit hole, or through the looking-glass or… But no, wait. By picking up this book and starting to read it you’re already there, can’t you see?  Continue reading “Review: Wonderland”

Reading Ambassador with The Book People!

Yes! You read that right!! I have been sitting on some news and I can finally share it with you… I am a Reading Ambassador with the lovely folks over at The Book People!

I am so excited to share reading with you all, and to help work together as a community to put books and reading on the radar for the younger generation. Continue reading “Reading Ambassador with The Book People!”

Character Coffee Shop Date: Joe Thorne

I have done several coffee shop dates with characters now, but this is the first contemporary/thriller character I have been on a date with! Continue reading “Character Coffee Shop Date: Joe Thorne”

Review: Illuminae

Written by: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Published on: 22 October 2015

Genre: Sci-fi, YA

Blurb: The year is 2575 and two mega-corporations are at war over a planet that s little more than an ice covered speck. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them Ezra and Kady have to make their escape on the evacuating fleet. But their troubles are just beginning. Continue reading “Review: Illuminae”

Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back

Written by: Adrienne Young

Published on: 3rd September 2019

Genre: Fantasy,

Blurb: For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue. Her own home and clan are long-faded memories, but the sacred symbols and staves inked over every inch of her skin mark her as one who can cast the rune stones and see into the future. She has found a fragile place among those who fear her, but when two clans to the east bury their age-old blood feud and join together as one, her world is dangerously close to collapse.  Continue reading “Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back”

5 of my Favourite Instagram accounts Right Now

Over the last 5 years I have fallen in love with Instagram. It is by far my favourite social media platform.

I have 2 Instagram accounts; one of which is private and where I have been sharing life as a mum for the last 5 years. The other account is my bookstagram account – where you all know me from! Continue reading “5 of my Favourite Instagram accounts Right Now”