‘Pretend I’m Dead’ by Jen Beagin

Fiction 4 out of 5 stars (3.75 if I could be picky) Jen Beagin’s funny, moving, fearless debut novel introduces an unforgettable character, Mona—almost 24, cleaning houses to get by, emotionally adrift. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways. She decamps... Continue Reading →


June reads

This month's been rather busy in terms of uni stress - I properly started my dissertation - so I haven't read as much as normal, but these books are what I enjoyed on my down time. 'Wild' by Cheryl Strayed Autobiography / Travel 4 out of 5 stars At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had... Continue Reading →

‘The Golden Child’ by Wendy James

YA / Contemporary 4 out of 5 stars 'Blogger Lizzy's life is buzzing, happy, normal. Two gorgeous children, a handsome husband, destiny under control. For her real-life alter-ego Beth, things are unravelling. Tensions are simmering with her husband, mother-in-law and even her own mother. Her teenage daughters, once the objects of her existence, have moved... Continue Reading →

The Vegan Kind – May lifestyle box

If you read my '2018 goals' blog post you will already know that one of my goals for this year was to eat more vegan food. This is definitely something I have noticed a major improvement with over the past few months - I've switched to dairy free milk, butter, and chocolate so far- however... Continue Reading →

April and May reads

I took a brief break from blogging last month so I didn't get round to posting what I read during April and May, and boyyy did I read a lot!! So here's a brief overview of all ... 'The Song Rising' by Samantha Shannon  Fantasy Fiction 4 out of 5 stars Following a bloody battle... Continue Reading →


One of mine and josh’s favourite places for a little getaway is Brighton. So when i realised i had some time off around Josh's birthday in February we decided to pack our bags and head there for a few days, followed by a trip to Bicester in Oxfordshire to see Josh's family on his actual birthday. Sunday... Continue Reading →

February and March Reads

So here's my reading wrap up for February and March! I managed to read 7, on top of other books for the 'Under Cover' series. So here are the books I read ... 'Everything, Everything' by Nicola Yoon  YA 4 out of 5 stars Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact,... Continue Reading →

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