The Other Half of Happiness Review | Books

Happy Sunday, everyone!

I’ve written another book review – hurrah! It’s one that I was meant to write 3 months ago…we’ll brush over that part.

Bonnier Zaffre – thank you very much, guys! – sent me an ARC of The Other Half of Happiness by Ayisha Malik earlier this year.

I was so excited to read it as I loved the first book in the series, Sofia Khan Is Not Obliged.

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Night Shift Review | Books

A couple of years ago, I read Probably Nothing by Matilda Tristram – a picture book that depicted a woman’s battle with cancer.

It stayed with me because it was so different and it was such a unique way of talking about such a difficult topic.

So when Hot Key Books sent me Night Shift by Debi Gliori, I was really interested to see how the author had managed to depict depression through her illustrations.  Continue reading “Night Shift Review | Books”

Halloween Reading | Books

It’s nearly Halloween which can only mean one thing – scary book recommendations!

I love spending time with my nieces & nephews at Halloween. Dressing them up to go trick & treating is so much fun & when they’re excited, I get excited!

But Halloween can be fun for us grown-ups too & a good place to start is with books. Continue reading “Halloween Reading | Books”

Summer Reading Wrap-Up | Books

Well folks, we’re into my favourite season – autumn! I love it when the weather gets that little bit colder & it’s acceptable to cwtch up with a book, an oversized jumper and a hot cup of tea.

I didn’t read as many books as I hoped to over the summer but I did read enough to warrant a wrap-up so here it is 🙂 Continue reading “Summer Reading Wrap-Up | Books”

5 Books Every Writer Should Own | Books

I have something to admit…

These past few days, I’ve been slacking. I usually wake up early every morning and write a little bit more of the novel I’ve been working on. But recently, I’ve been feeling a tad stuck.

So I’ve dug out a few books from my bookshelf to get me back in the mood and I thought I’d share them with you as they’re pretty helpful if you need some writing motivation. Continue reading “5 Books Every Writer Should Own | Books”