TV Show Reviews

‘The Descent into Hell Isn’t Easy’ and ‘Dead Man’s Party’ – ‘Shadowhunters’ Episodes 2 & 3 Thoughts

I’ve just finished episode three of ‘Shadowhunters’ on Netflix, and following my premiere review ten days ago, I’ve decided to discuss a couple of my thoughts after seeing the most recent two instalments. I’ll try to keep it short and sweet, considering that I stick to most of what I said in my initial review… Continue reading ‘The Descent into Hell Isn’t Easy’ and ‘Dead Man’s Party’ – ‘Shadowhunters’ Episodes 2 & 3 Thoughts

Adult Book Reviews · Book Reviews 2016 · Literary Fiction Books

‘Go Set a Watchman’ by Harper Lee

Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town and the people dearest to… Continue reading ‘Go Set a Watchman’ by Harper Lee

TV Show Reviews

‘The Mortal Cup’ – The ‘Shadowhunters’ Premiere Review

Rating 8/10 On Tuesday, a show many of us have been waiting a long time to see made its debut on Freeform TV in America – ‘Shadowhunters’, the new (second!) adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s ‘Mortal Instruments’ series. As a Brit, it was convenient that the episode made its appearance on UK Netflix mid-morning on Wednesday,… Continue reading ‘The Mortal Cup’ – The ‘Shadowhunters’ Premiere Review

TBRs and Hauls

Ten Books I WILL Read This Year

I am literally the worst person in the world for doing this, and I have done it so many times and failed, but this is my list of 10 books I will DEFINITELY (probably) read this year. I’ve scoured my shelves for books which I was desperate to read when I bought them, and yet… Continue reading Ten Books I WILL Read This Year

Updates

Sunday 10th January – Weekly Update

Hi all! Hope you’re well! This week I finished my first read of 2016 – comic book ‘The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1: The Faust Act’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. It was a fab way to start the year, and if you want to know what I thought of it, you can… Continue reading Sunday 10th January – Weekly Update

My Writing

My Fiction: A Letter to My Love

An epistolary piece I wrote inspired by my grandparents’ first meeting in our local park (saying this, the names are not those of my family members and the piece is mainly fictional). I loved writing this, as I put a lot of emotion into it. Usual warning – please do not plagiarise this work or… Continue reading My Fiction: A Letter to My Love

Wrap-Ups and Readathons

15 Books for 2015: The Books I Enjoyed the Most This Year

While I may not have read as many books as I wanted to in 2015, I still read 78 of them, 26 of which I awarded 5 stars on Goodreads, so there were definitely some good books in my selection! I don’t think that I could viably rank these books, as I read some of… Continue reading 15 Books for 2015: The Books I Enjoyed the Most This Year