NEWTS Readathon Week 3

Week 3 got off to a better start than week 2! Day 15: I had a day off today and actually got to have a date day with my boyfriend for the first time in ages. We went to the cinema, did some shopping, and went out for dinner - we had a lovely day.… Continue reading NEWTS Readathon Week 3

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NEWTS Readathon Week 2

Week 2 has come around so quickly. Day 8: I started reading Red Rising by Pierce Brown today and I've already read over 10% of it! I listened to the audiobook on my way to work and on my way home, and I've got the ebook ready (thank you whisper sync for existing so I don't have… Continue reading NEWTS Readathon Week 2

NEWTS Readathon: Week 1

It's the first week of the readathon and I am excited! I'm really looking forward to reading all of the books on my TBR. I've decided to make weekly posts about how my progress is going, and then at the end I'll give my overall thoughts and my wrap up! Also, apologies for the lack… Continue reading NEWTS Readathon: Week 1

N.E.W.T.S Magical Readathon TBR

This year, I took part in the O.W.L.S Readathon and thoroughly enjoyed it. Now, this August, we have the N.E.W.T.S Readathon; the more difficult exams for the older students in the Harry Potter world. The career I chose for my studies is Magizoologist. I've always loved animals, and I especially love magical creatures, and would… Continue reading N.E.W.T.S Magical Readathon TBR

A Curse So Dark and Lonely: A Review

This book is a retelling of Beauty and the Beast and it is wonderful. We have two main characters, whose point of view the story is told through: Harper, from DC, whose family is in trouble, and Rhen, from Emberfall, the cursed prince. I wasn't really sure what to expect from this book. I'd heard… Continue reading A Curse So Dark and Lonely: A Review

Gemina/Obsidio: A Combined Review

I thought that, seeing as I read both of these books in quick succession and they're part of the same series, I would put the two reviews into one post, without spoilers of course. Gemina So, let's start with book 2 in the Illuminae Files, Gemina by the amazingly talented author super team that is Amie Kaufman… Continue reading Gemina/Obsidio: A Combined Review

Magical Readathon TBR

I saw the Magical Readathon (hosted by Book Roast) being mentioned on Twitter during summer last year and I was intrigued, however I discovered it though during its "NEWTs" challenge, rather than during the "OWLs". I completely forgot all about it until I was at the Victoria Schwab book event recently, where I met a lovely… Continue reading Magical Readathon TBR