Chain of Iron by @cassieclare1 (#gifted@panmacmillansakids ) has been one of my must reads since I've finished Chain of Gold last year. I have fallen in love with this story world and it's old - timey feel, fantastical quotes and it's mind churning plot twists. This is a fandom that has completely swept me up! I wasn't the … Continue reading Chain of Iron
(#gifted @penguinbookssouthafrica @lapa_uitgewers ) I have been going through a tough time lately and was very grateful that this beautiful poetry collection showed up on doorstep on Wednesday. This gorgeous book contains a moving collection of Afrikaans poems. Deep, emotional and transcendent, I couldn't help but relate. Make sure you pick up this beautiful book for … Continue reading Kosmos en Komete
In the age old debate on Books vs Movies, humanity will be divided into two groups. Those who would read the book before watching the movie (and usually wind up preferring the book) and those who would rather wait for the movie.
“The History Books say I died. They don’t know the half of it.” These words can be found on the inside cover of the book sleeve. Powerful words. Powerful story. To say that this book changed me is an understatement. As a little girl, I adored the Disney film, Anastasia. Till this day I find myself humming the soundtrack. The story of the orphan girl surviving the revolution that killed her family touched me to my deepest core
Upon embarking on this journey, I realised I haven't actually read any books on faeries since finishing school. Elfhame is a wonderful place, but the people who live there are awful. A few things to know. Faeries can't lie, but they can bend the truth. Rowan berries and Salt should be kept on your person … Continue reading Travelling through Elfhame
Upon my return from the journey to Caraval I found myself missing the excitement of the game. In all honesty I think anyone who reads this will agree that this will be an epic place if it were truly real. I honestly would like to thank the Author for this amazing journey. And I'm begging you, PLEASE TAKE ME BACK!
I literally cannot walk past a bookshop without going in. And very often I do not walk out empty handed. I would find a great coffee shop and sit down and start reading. There have been times when I would realise that I do not have a bookmark with me. So here is a list of alternative bookmarks that you can easily use should you land in a similar situation.
Watson has managed to capture my imagination with this magnificent novel, creating a fantasy world set in modern day Ireland
Getting your partner to read can be challenging. Here is how I got my husband hooked on reading with minimal conflict, as well as 5 tips for first time readers.
A Curse So Dark and Lonely Let me just start of by saying I am very careful when it comes to recommending a retelling. That said if you have not read this, please do. A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer I could not put it down. Brigid Kemmerer has put an unique … Continue reading A Curse So Dark and Lonely