Life update + Mini Review: ‘The Tea Dragon Society’, #1 by Kay O’Neill

What's going on in my life - reading and otherwise! Hi, hello, how are you? It's been a while... I know I've been really quiet on here recently with posting and blog-hopping - I've been working all January (and most of Dec) on my PhD applications so I've just been too exhausted to do much … Continue reading Life update + Mini Review: ‘The Tea Dragon Society’, #1 by Kay O’Neill

Review: ‘Nick and Charlie’ (‘Solitaire’, #1.5) by Alice Oseman

I wish I could turn back time. I wish I could keep turning back time to Thursday, and every time I got to the end of Thursday, I'd rewind time to the beginning of Thursday again, and I'd just be with Nick every day for the rest of my life. Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: … Continue reading Review: ‘Nick and Charlie’ (‘Solitaire’, #1.5) by Alice Oseman

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ (‘Harry Potter’, #1) by J.K. Rowling (illust. Jim Kay)

Harry then did something that was both very brave and very stupid... Rating: 4.98/5 paper planes Genre: Contemporary fantasy (children/YA) Synopsis: When a letter arrives for the unhappy but ordinary Harry Potter, a decade-old secret is finally revealed to him. Harry’s parents were wizards, killed by a Dark Lord’s curse when Harry was just a … Continue reading Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ (‘Harry Potter’, #1) by J.K. Rowling (illust. Jim Kay)

Review: Pax by Sara Pennypacker

"I have peace here.""Because it's so quiet?""No. Because I am exactly where I should be, doing exactly what I should be doing. That is peace." Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (4/5) Genre: Children's adventure/contemporary fiction (animals) Synopsis: Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day the … Continue reading Review: Pax by Sara Pennypacker