King of Elfhame

So let me start by saying I nearly gave up on finishing this series. I was so excited about reading this book, I even opted for a special edition by a very popular book box company. I was so excited, it was a gift from my husband for Christmas. As pre-orders go, I was really … Continue reading King of Elfhame

Burning girls

Are you the superstitious kind? Do you easily walk through graveyards? Either way this is a book you do not want to miss out on. A big thank you to @penguinbookssa for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Now as we all know, I can't even watch a … Continue reading Burning girls

Wundersmith – The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Do you see the glow? It's the Wunder. It's calling to you. The sequel to Nevermoor: The trials of Morrigan Crow was jampacked and riveting. We return to Nevermoor to join Morrigan at the start of her new year at the Wunderous Society. But it goes miserably. As a cursed child, Morrigan has gotten use … Continue reading Wundersmith – The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Flexitarian Foodie

A huge thank you to @penguinbookssouthafrica for #gifting me a copy of this book. So when this amazing #bookmail arrived, hubby and I were ecstatic! We both hate diets and love comfort food, and with my gluten challenges we have been struggling a bit to find great recipes to build a meal plan around. Eating … Continue reading Flexitarian Foodie

The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

"who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end? Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook From the book to the movie, there are very few people who do not know about this story. Everyone remembers the moment they first experienced this phenomenal tale of true love. It became a movement. Growing up, I recall girls … Continue reading The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

How To Lead Review

Our country has seen a crazy high second wave of Covid, and it feels impossible to be excited about things sometimes. But when my doorbell rang the other morning and it was #bookmail from the lovely folks over at Jonathan Ball Publishers , I couldn't help but squeal!  Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for … Continue reading How To Lead Review

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

You are whisked away to a magical world, to participate in trials for a mysterious society. They're only requirement is that you have a unique and wondrous knack. What is your knack?  For those of you who haven't read Nevermoor yet, a Knack is a super talent😁 and mine is drinking coffee and coming up … Continue reading Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Cinderella is Dead review

Fairytales are very powerful. They shape the way we perceive the world. They can give us hope. But they can also confine us. Wreck our self image and make us feel less. They can spark a rebellion that will change the world. Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for gifting me a complimentary copy of … Continue reading Cinderella is Dead review

Midnight Sun

If you asked me at the beginning of this year if I was going to buy this book, my answer would have been no. It's been almost 11 years since I've read Twilight and in no way did I consider myself to be such a huge fan that after a decade I'd wind up back … Continue reading Midnight Sun

Burn

There are many great Dragon Tales out there, but few worlds that will have you jumping in with both feet. This is my very first Patrick Ness read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are … Continue reading Burn