Illness · Loved-it · NetGalley · Non-fiction · Women's

Why were they called The Girls With Radioactive Bones? The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars They were called The Girls With Radioactive Bones. There were newspaper headlines such as ‘Living Dead’ Win In Court’ about them. And all that – almost a hundred years ago. I’m going to tell you a very painful, sad, but strong story of fighting… Continue reading Why were they called The Girls With Radioactive Bones? The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

Dystopian · Fantasy · fiction · Indie

Dead world, primal mind eating monster, kids with powers – Children of the Different, S.C.Flynn 3.5 stars, but it's definitely worth a read if you love fantasy

Check out on Goodreads ★★★✬☆  3.5 stars Received in giveaway I have been reading this book for quite a while. The reason it took me so long though, was because I was listening to it on a reading app, rather than just reading. I have received this one on a giveaway. Having finished it, I… Continue reading Dead world, primal mind eating monster, kids with powers – Children of the Different, S.C.Flynn 3.5 stars, but it's definitely worth a read if you love fantasy

Booktags · Sunday post

Sunday post #2 Let's sum up the reading week

Like every week, today I’m linking up with the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog for a short update. ~ Reading this week ~     So I’m still reading The Fifth Season and 4 3 2 1, but I’ve also started Shift, which is the sequel of Wool. I posted my review of Wool this week, and the… Continue reading Sunday post #2 Let's sum up the reading week

Dystopian · fiction · Loved-it

When being over 6 feet under is safer than out. Wool, Hugh Howey One of the best dystopian books I've read in a while

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars So. How does one start a review for a book as big as this one..? Wool by Hugh Howey feels like the best book I’ve had in my hands this year. I know it’s only April. But I don’t feel like I’ll read another one like… Continue reading When being over 6 feet under is safer than out. Wool, Hugh Howey One of the best dystopian books I've read in a while

Booktags · Sunday post

Sunday post #1 Let's sum up the reading week

So I’ve decided to link up with the Sunday meme at Kimba’s book blog and have a short update every sunday! At least for now. This week has been incredibly tough work-wise, so I couldn’t post at all on the blog T_T but I’m hoping next week will be better. ~ Reading this week ~… Continue reading Sunday post #1 Let's sum up the reading week

Diversity · fiction · Loved-it

Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik A wonderful #diverse book about siblings, trust and friendship

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★✮  4.5 stars If you read my blog, you probably know that I choose YA books quite rarely. I mean, the premise has to be pretty special for me to do it. But this one just had it. And I wasn’t wrong. How can I sum this… Continue reading Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik A wonderful #diverse book about siblings, trust and friendship

fiction · Humor · Scifi

If you’ve always loved deep-space hilarity, or… Redshirts by John Scalzi

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★☆  4 stars I’m sure most of you have heard of Redshirts. And let’s admit, Scalzi is a pretty well-known writer, having received many awards (the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel for this one being among them), as well as having worked as a consultant to the TV series… Continue reading If you’ve always loved deep-space hilarity, or… Redshirts by John Scalzi

fiction · Interviews · Women's

How to write a book about kicking rockstars out of your house, or… Interview with BJ Knapp, author of Beside The Music

So last week, in my review of Beside The Music, I promised you an interview with the author, BJ Knapp. Happy to say that I’ve got the interview questions right here and I’m going to share them with you in just a few seconds! But first of all, let’s meet our lovely interviewee. Although we already… Continue reading How to write a book about kicking rockstars out of your house, or… Interview with BJ Knapp, author of Beside The Music

fiction · Loved-it · NetGalley · Other-cultures · Women's

A Gripping Story About Mothers and Daughters, Adoption And… Tea? The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane sounds like just another pretty name, when you first spot it. It brings promise, as does the author’s well-known name, Lisa See. A promise of secrets, twilight and fantastic cultures it might take you too. I’m going to tell… Continue reading A Gripping Story About Mothers and Daughters, Adoption And… Tea? The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See