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Blog Tour The Wrong Side Of Kai Guest Post: Estelle Maskame's TBR List

So it is my turn on The Wrong Side Of Kai Blog Tour and I have a guest post from Estelle Maskame which is her TBR (To Be Read) list. So now over to Estelle...

On The Come Up - Angie Thomas
I absolutely loved The Hate U Give so I’ve been looking forward to reading more from this author because her writing style is so engaging.





Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell This one has been a long-term item on my TBR shelves. This book was huge a few years ago and has so much hype, so I’ve been meaning to get around to it for a while now.




The Harry Potter series - JK Rowling I know, I know... Am I even British? I’ve owned the entire series for a couple years now, but have yet to tackle such an intimidating stack of books. I swear I’ll do it soon though!





Into The Water - Paula Hawkins
A non-YA TBR addition. I do love a good thriller every now and again, and this one comes highly recommended to me by my mum. I just hope it’s not as addictive as The Girl on the Train because that one kept me up all night!



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Three Hallows Book Club August Post: 5 Reasons To Read The Paper & Hearts Society by Lucy Powrie

So this month, the book that we all have been reading The Paper & Hearts Society by Lucy Powrie. Instead of doing a full book review, here are five reasons why you should read the book...

Number 5: Great For The Summer

Even though summer is on its way out, The Paper & Hearts Society is perfect for this time of year with the summery plotline based around road trips. If not I can still picture myself curling around the fire wishing that I could reread the book again. 

Number 4: It's funny

The book tackles some really hard-hitting issues such as toxic friendships and bullying which I definitely did not expect when I first read heard about it about, but it handles the issues really well. I feel like to counter this, Lucy does incorporate some humour into the book. At YALC, she said that it was writing what she thought was funny in the book and it definitely paid off as I found myself laughing throughout.

Number 3: The Characters

So there are a lot of characters in TPAHS and all of t…

Three Hallows Book Club July Post: All The Lonely People by David Owen

So I have had a rough couple of months mentally that great so I'm behind on the Three Hallows post although I actually read it last month and spoiler alert I loved it. Anyway here's the review... 


*I am reviewing this book which I was gifted for free by Hot Key Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own. *


Title: All The Lonely People  Author: David Owen  Publisher: Atom Source: Bought/NetGalley  Rating: 5/5 stars
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Book Summary:
Everyone tells Kat that her online personality - confident, funny, opinionated - isn't her true self. Kat knows otherwise. The internet is her only way to cope with a bad day, chat with friends who get all her references, make someone laugh. But when she becomes the target of an alt-right trolling campaign, she feels she has no option but to Escape, Delete, Disappear.

All the Lonely People is a timely story about online culture that explores the experience of loneliness in a connected world, and the power of kindness an…

Blog Tour: I Hold Your Heat by Karen Gregory Book Review

*I am reviewing this book which I was gifted for free by Bloomsbury in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own. *
Title: I Hold Your Heart Author: Karen Gregory Publisher: Bloomsbury Source: Sent by the publisher Rating: 4/5 stars
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Book Summary:
'You make me feel like there's something good in the world I can hold on to,' Aaron says. He kisses me again, draws me so close it's almost hard to breathe. 'I love you, Gem. And I promise I'll hold your heart forever.'

When Gemma meets Aaron, she feels truly seen for the first time. Their love story is the intense kind. The written-in-the-stars, excluding-all-others kind. The kind you write songs about.

But little by little their relationship takes over Gemma's life. What happens when being seen becomes being watched, and care becomes control?

Told in both Gemma's and Aaron's words, this is a raw, moving exploration of gaslighting in teenage relationships that skewers our ideas of …

Mid-Year DNF Tag

So I'm not a massive DNFer but I was tagged by Rachel of RacheLeanne to take part in the Mid-Year DNF Tag.

I feel like I have changed by DNF game of late, hence why I have actually DNFed one book and I think that I should do it more now because if I don't like something then I shouldn't suffer through it so there. 

So let's get started to the tag...

Here are the rules...


Introduce yourself with one random fact.List all the books you’ve DNFed this year, with a brief reason why.Tag five people to take part!So I'm Amy and I am currently doing a Masters in History and I will be going into my second year in October as I am doing it part-time!
So here is the book I have DNFed...
Ship It by Britta Lundin 

I was so excited to read this book, partly because the cover was really great and also because it had LGBTQ+ representation. To be fair I really loved this book at the beginning but seeking out reviews I saw that it was quite problematic and that there were problems with it. Th…

Three Hallows Book Club June Post: 5 Things I Enjoyed About Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Duggan

So this month, the book that we all have been reading Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan. Instead of doing a full book review, here are five reasons why you should read the book...

Number 5: Rom-com vibes

I think that one of the reasons that I liked the book so much was due to the rom-com vibes. I think that the book does follow lots of the tropes of the rom-com genre, but I did enjoy it. I think that by having LGBTQ+ characters in this setting was interesting and it was nice to read and LGBTQ+ rom-com. I also think that the setting definitely plays into this idea as you can kind of guess what is going to happen. I still did, however, love the setting and was another great part of the story.

Number 4: The Romances

First I am going to say that everyone has different views on the romance stating that it often falls on the stereotypes that bisexual people face and are often shown in the literature. I definitely do see this view and do recognise that it was there. If you do want to find out more…

4 Year Blog Anniversary!

So on the 15th June, it was my four year blog anniversary which is crazy to me because it does not feel that long but I guess looking where I have come from stuff has changed massively in my life. I feel like in the last year I have managed to do some great things on my blog especially the Three Hallows Book Club which I do with Alex and Rachel, but I feel like I have disconnected with a lot of the community in the most part. I might write something about this soon but this is definitely something that I would like to improve on!

Since my first year, I hoped to track the changes in my blogging life especially in terms of my reading life. So let's get started...


Q1) Favourite Book

The Book Thiefby Marcus Zusak- OK so this one hasn't changed. A book still has not beaten how I feel about this book. I don't think it will ever be beaten though but I would love to reread it soon.






Q2) What book do you hope to read in the next year?

It's funny because of my answer last year was the…