Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Adelaide is sick of being expected to succeed on other people’s terms. She knows she just has to stick it out at school for one more year and then she’ll be free. Instead, she runs away from her fancy boarding school back to her sleepy hometown to read and dream. But there are… Continue reading Untidy Towns by Kate O’Donnell
I’m going to admit that I googled ‘book blog post ideas’ got this idea from Wonderfully Bookish. A post about your Pottermore sorting, including your Hogwarts and Illvermorny houses, wand, patronus etc. I’m not a huge Pottermore user, but I’ve got it. So for this post, I’ll be discussing my original sortings, patronus and wand… Continue reading Is Pottermore Right About Me?
Synopsis Before Liz Lemon, before “Weekend Update,” before “Sarah Palin,” Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has… Continue reading Bossypants by Tina Fey
Synopsis Ady – not the confident A-Lister she appears to be. Kate – brainy boarder taking risks to pursue the music she loves. Clem – disenchanted swim-star losing her heart to the wrong boy. All are targeted by PSST, a toxic website that deals in gossip and lies. St Hilda’s antidote to the cyber-bullying? The… Continue reading Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood and Simmone Howell
2018 is here! First things first, reflecting on last years reading resolutions. For 2017, I made five reading resolutions. First, to read 30 books. This I did! I actually read 32, so slightly over. Bigger and better next year! One of them was to read more memoirs/biographies, another tick! Where I fell short was with… Continue reading 2017 Wrap Up & 2018 Reading Goals
Read: Perfect by Cecelia Ahern Finally read the fantastic follow up to Flawed. Read my review of the series here. 36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You by Vicki Grant So so sweet! Read my review here. Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood and Simmone Howell A fantastic YA read all about friendship, stay tuned… Continue reading Quarterly Wrap Up: Oct, Nov & Dec 2017