Blog Tour: Cute Mutants by SJ Whitby

Blog Tour: Cute Mutants by SJ Whitby

Do you like X-Men? My sister likes to joke that asking that is her perfect pick-up line. And honestly, it’s a question that should be asked in reference to this book.

Cute Mutants is a book by SJ Whitby and came out earlier this year. The second book is currently out and they’re in the middle of prepping the third for publication so right now is the perfect time to pick this queer, fun superhero novel up. I was lucky enough to receive a digital copy of this book as part of a blog tour for Caffeine Book Tours and I’m completely honoured to be a part of it!

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NaNoWriMo 2020: Failure

NaNoWriMo 2020: Failure

Oh, man. I know people are saying don’t be so hard on yourself this year and I’m not. But I didn’t reach 50k words, so, that is technically a failure. However, I’m not mad at myself or disappointed or anything.

I was so determined to finish Alice Fantasia but when it came down to it…I just didn’t care enough.

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Book Review: The Island by C.L. Taylor

Book Review: The Island by C.L. Taylor

I’m really starting to enjoy YA thrillers and knowing C.L. Taylor also writes adult thrillers, I was eager to check this one out. I was granted the audio book through NetGalley and I started listening to it pretty much straight away.

The Island follows six teenagers on a group holiday together. During the trip, they wind up on a survival trip on an island with a guide. But when that guide has a stroke, they find out they are stranded on the island and soon all their phobias are being thrown at them. The book is narrated by Jessie and Danny. Jessie lost her brother a while ago and this the first group holiday since and Danny is worried that his girlfriend, Honour wants to move on from him.

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Small Blog, Big Plans

This might not be a post that many people are interested in but it’s something that I want to get out there.

First things first, I’ve finally surpassed 150 followers. I still can’t believe it. Thank you all so much for following me so far. I’m hoping to improve my content and produce some more fun things. I want you all to enjoy reading my blog so if you have any suggestions yourself then please shoot them my way.

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Book Review: The Language of Ghosts by Heather Fawcett

Book Review: The Language of Ghosts by Heather Fawcett

When I first saw about this book I thought it sounded amazing and my younger brother agreed. When Heather Fawcett did an international giveaway for bloggers to receive a copy both he and I were so excited. And when we won? Well, I wanted to get to it as soon as possible. Unfortunately, my brother wasn’t in the mood for a fantasy book when it arrived. He’s reading something about a wheelchair car instead, go figure. But I was happy to pick it up first and I enjoyed it so much. And he’s excited to get to it when he’s in the mood too.

The Language of Ghosts mostly follows Noa, a princess who lives on an enchanted island that travels the seas with her dark magician – in this world a dark magician is just one speaks more than one magical language- brother and their youngest sister Mite. As they travel the seas they find out King Xavier, the enemy who stole the throne, is looking for s mysterious magical language that could turn the tide of the war.

There’s bugs, magic, pirates and cake eating serpents. What more could you want? Other than cake to eat whilst reading this, of course.

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Book Review: Into the Real by Z Brewer

Book Review: Into the Real by Z Brewer

As a non-binary person I love reading genre books with an enby main character. There’s something so fulfilling about seeing something about seeing some part of yourself represented in a fantasy or sci-fi setting. I recieved this book in return for a review through the Harper360 YA newsletter and was super happy to get it.

Quinn is genderqueer. Sometimes they’re a girl, sometimes a boy, sometimes neither and sometimes both. But in the world they live in that doesn’t matter. The city of Brume is filled with monsters, gangs and is surrounded by fog. But this isn’t the only Brume and two other versions of Quinn exist too.

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Book Review: The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

Book Review: The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

It feels like I review a lot of chick-lit on here though I don’t feel like I read as much as I used to. Interesting. But I have, once again, found another chick-lit book that I just had to read of Netgalley and that was The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent.

In this book we follow Elizabeth ‘Birdy’ Finch as she takes a job as a sommelier up in Scotland pretending to be her best friend Heather. The problem is that she knows nothing about wine and in this up and coming hotel her lies could cost her everything.

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NaNoWriMo 2020: In Progress!

NaNoWriMo 2020: In Progress!

Ah, so I actually reached my second post about Nano. For a moment, I wasn’t sure I would.

The problem I’ve been having is that I’m just writing? Like, I don’t mean I’m spending all my time writing. Though, certainly a fair chunk of my days. But I mean I’ve still got no outline or plan. I have some ideas I’d like to see happen later on but nothing solid. So even if I was someone who could write out of order, I wouldn’t be able to do.

I’m just getting on my laptop, checking what I last wrote. And once Write or Die is open I just type and see what happens.

It’s a lot of fun but it’s also not something I’ve done so regularly in such a long while which is such a shame. I mean, I haven’t even really been rping so my brain is just kind of flaking out at times and I’m having some days where I’m not writing as much. But it’s okay. I’m on target. As I write this I’ve got just under 20k written. Which is a lot. I’ll have written a good bit more by the time this post goes up though, or at least I hope so, ha!

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Book Review: Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Book Review: Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Oh, that joyous feeling when one of your most anticipated books of the year turns out to be one of your favourites. Yep, I’m getting it out of the way early that Kingdom of the Wicked was one of the best books I’ve read this year and one you guys should all pick up soon!

This is the first book in a new series following Emilia, a streghe – or witch – who after discovering the body of her twin sister, vows to find her sister’s killer and to get revenge. But doing so involves using the kinds of dark magic her Nonna warned her against and when she summons one of the Wicked, Wrath, a Prince of Hell she winds up discovering her sister was involved in a web that was a lot more dangerous and complicated then she’d ever have expected.

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Book Review: Thank You, Next by Sophie Ranald

Book Review: Thank You, Next by Sophie Ranald

I love a good chick-lit novel and you know one with a name matching a recent song from a pop diva it’s definitely going to be a lot of fun. And this one really is. I barely put it down.

Thank You, Next follows Zoe who having only recently settled down in one place. She lives above a pub called The Ginger Cat with her pet cat, Frazzle and works down in the kitchen. She’s only just gotten over her ex Joe and with the help of her friend Robbie, she decides to give online dating a go. The difference being is that she is going to try to date a man of every sign in the zodiac to see if she can find a man compatible for her.

It’s a lot of fun and unsurprisingly Zoe goes on a lot of bad dates but there’s a lot more of that in this book.

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