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Most Embarrassing Unread Books Tag

We all have books that we feel that we should have read. Maybe your best friend raves about it. Maybe it has been on your TBR pile forever. Or maybe you are literally the last person in the world ever to read this book. I have so many books that I hate myself for not… Continue reading Most Embarrassing Unread Books Tag

Adult Book Reviews · Book Reviews 2014 · Contemporary Books · Magical Realism and Speculative Books

‘The Book of Tomorrow’ by Cecelia Ahern

This is a story about how tomorrow can change what happens today… 4.75 Stars (Rounded to 5) ‘The Book of Tomorrow’ was the first Cecelia Ahern book I started to read, but it was not the first one I finished. I started this book back in July/August after picking it up at a school fair.… Continue reading ‘The Book of Tomorrow’ by Cecelia Ahern

Adult Book Reviews · Book Reviews 2014 · Fantasy Books · The Indie Corner

‘Dragon Knight and the Heart’s Blood Curse’ by Diane Rapp

While sleeping off a large meal, Dragon is rudely awakened by a foul-tempered witch named Bellatrix. She uses the Heart’s Blood Curse to transform Dragon into a knight. To reverse the horrid Heart’s Blood Curse, Dragon is forced on a quest he knows little about. He must journey by foot to Castle Trelfor and perform… Continue reading ‘Dragon Knight and the Heart’s Blood Curse’ by Diane Rapp

Updates

Sunday 30th November – Weekly Round-Up

Hi All! It’s the weekend, so once again, I am going to be briefly telling you what I’ve been reading this week, and what I intend to read and write about in the upcoming week. You might have seen my ‘Mockingjay Part 1’ film review, posted yesterday. I intend to post a film versus book… Continue reading Sunday 30th November – Weekly Round-Up

Film Reviews

‘Mockingjay Part 1’ Film Review

Fire is catching, and if we burn, you burn with us. Rating: 9/10 Spoilers Ahead I’m going to start off by saying that the films ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Catching Fire’ were two of my favourite book-to-film adaptations of all time, and I would even go as far as committing a bookish sin, and openly… Continue reading ‘Mockingjay Part 1’ Film Review

Book Reviews 2014 · Retelling of Fairytales Books · Young Adult Book Reviews

‘Beauty’ by Robin McKinley

Beauty has never lived up to her name. Pale, thin and awkward, she has no interest in pretty gowns or handsome suitors, and spends most of her days lost in the books that are her most treasured friends. But that is all about to change. For when Beauty’s father loses his way in the dark… Continue reading ‘Beauty’ by Robin McKinley

Adult Book Reviews · Book Reviews 2014 · Crime and Mystery Books

‘The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side’ by Agatha Christie

Out flew the web and floated wide; The mirror crack’d from side to side: ‘The curse is come upon me,’ cried The Lady of Shalott. 4.5 Stars (Rounded to 5) I have always been a fan of Agatha Christie’s murder mysteries. I have watched an awful lot of the TV and film adaptations of both… Continue reading ‘The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side’ by Agatha Christie