10 Bookstagram accounts I love

So this post comes with inspiration from @katerisheill who very kindly mentioned me in a similar post on her blog and bookstagram account (https://www.katerisheill.com/blog/10-bookish-instagram-accounts-i-love). I see a lot of people mentioning the algorithim on their stories and feeling disheartened by it so I decided to compile some of my favourite bookstagram accounts, big and small, … Continue reading 10 Bookstagram accounts I love

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“The Secret History” by Donna Tartt ~ Review

Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality they slip gradually from obsession to … Continue reading “The Secret History” by Donna Tartt ~ Review

“Everything I Know About Love” by Dolly Alderton

Where do I even begin being able to convey all the humour, heartbreak and love that are encapsulated in this novel?! I was lucky enough during my work experience at Penguin to attend the press launch for 'Everything I Know about Love' and meet Dolly and her best friend Farly who features an awful lot … Continue reading “Everything I Know About Love” by Dolly Alderton

“Lola and the Boy Next Door” by Stephanie Perkins

Lola Nolan is a budding costume designer, and for her, the more outrageous, sparkly, and fun the outfit, the better. And everything is pretty perfect in her life (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighbourhood. When Cricket, a gifted inventor, steps out from his … Continue reading “Lola and the Boy Next Door” by Stephanie Perkins

Reading slumps and my first year at Uni…

"...and she was filled with the conviction that nothing she had to say was worth committing to paper" - Laura Barnett, 'The Versions of Us'.  As a student of English Literature the title of this blog post sounds like a complete contrast to what my life revolves around: books. However, I have been in the … Continue reading Reading slumps and my first year at Uni…

“Anna and the French Kiss” by Stephanie Perkins

Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris--until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne … Continue reading “Anna and the French Kiss” by Stephanie Perkins

“Blue” Series by Lisa Glass

Synopsis (SPOILERS ALERT): (Blue) "Surfing is sixteen-year-old Iris’s world, and when the ultra-talented Zeke walks into her life, it soon becomes her passion. Over one amazing summer, as she is drawn into his sphere, she experiences love, new friendships, but also loss, with an intensity she never dreamed of. But is Zeke all he seems? … Continue reading “Blue” Series by Lisa Glass