The first half of 2018 has been good to me reading-wise. I've read so many good books already and I hope my good luck will continue on in the next half of the year! I have rated all of these books either four or five stars and there was something about each of these books that I really loved reading.
It's 1911, and 21-year-old Evelyn Northey desperately wants to become a doctor. Her father forbids it, withholding the inheritance that would allow her to attend university. At the outbreak of World War I, Evelyn disobeys her father, enlisting as an army nurse bound for Egypt and the disastrous Gallipoli campaign.
Hi everyone! Recently I read the fantastic contemporary romance novel called A Room at the Manor and I was fortunate enough to interview the author, Julie Shackman! So please have a read of my brief review to see just how romantic and elegant this novel is, and then continue on to learn more about the novel from … Continue reading A Room at the Manor by Julie Shackman (review + author interview!)
Hi everyone! Today I am posting my June wrap-up. I really don't know where the time went last month. I had a pretty good time relaxing for most of the month because I am on my mid-year break. I'm fairly certain that I start uni again around 16 July, which seems annoyingly soon. Until then … Continue reading June wrap-up
What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong? Frances has always been a study machine with one goal, elite university. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret – not even the person she is on the inside. But when Frances meets Aled, the shy genius behind her favourite podcast, she discovers a new freedom. He unlocks the door to Real Frances and for the first time she experiences true friendship, unafraid to be herself. Then the podcast goes viral and the fragile trust between them is broken. Caught between who she was and who she longs to be, Frances’ dreams come crashing down. Suffocating with guilt, she knows that she has to confront her past…
Hello everyone! I have been off uni for one week and am trying to think of blog post ideas, but in the meantime I thought I would do the mid year book freakout tag. So far I have read 23 books in 2018. I am four books behind schedule on goodreads, but I don't really … Continue reading Mid year book freakout tag
It is Day 6 of the Starry Eyes blog tour and today I am posting my review of Jenn's Bennett's newest release! Starry Eyes was a fantastic read, so keep reading for my thoughts on this adventurous and sweet contemporary young adult novel.
Hey everyone! May is over, which means so many things. It's winter and the days are finally getting cold. Last week there were days still at 20 Celsius, so I hope now that June is here there will be some actual cold weather. The end of May also means that I am on a uni break! All of my assignments are due by 8 June, so then for around five weeks I can think more about my blog and writing. I'm very excited – I plan on redesigning my blog, too!
Hello everyone! Today I am back with a tag. I haven't done a tag in a while, but I thought it would be fun. It's the end of semester in three weeks, so after then I'll be focusing on my blog a lot more. Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx tagged me - she's really cool, you should totally check out her blog! This tag is all about getting to know me and my blog, so keep reading if you're interested.
On a break between teaching photography classes, Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger investigating the disappearance of a little girl from her Kentucky home twenty-eight years earlier. He believes she is that girl.