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Illusions of the Mist

I was fortunate enough to receive an ARC of Illusions of Mist in exchange for an honest review of the book. Illusions of the Mist tells the story of a young girl named Caroline. As a young child, Caroline's life changes forever when she catches corucaish - a mythical fish. At first, it appears to... Continue Reading →

Not Better Just Different – Books Vs. Movies

I love to watch my favorite characters come to life in movies and tv shows. But while I do get excited each time I hear about a film adaption of one of my favorite books, I also get nervous. Changing the format of a story from book to screen can lead to some truly bad... Continue Reading →

January Reading

It has been a bit of a slow reading start to the year but I did find myself reading about several fascinating characters from a wide variety of genres and styles. The Mercies Author: Kiran Millwood HargravePublished: 2020Read: January 5th – 12thFormat: BookRating: ★★★★✰ (4.5) Synopsis: Author Kiran Millwood Hargrave takes the reader to Vardø,... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Bridgerton

Like many period drama and literary nerds, I have found myself surrounded by Bridgerton content for the last month. Between having now watched the show twice, having read the first book, and the abundance of TikTok's about the characters and mostly the clothes, I found myself needing to put my thoughts into writing. I found... Continue Reading →

December Reading

As the year came to an end, I found myself reading a strange variety of book that told very different stories. Each tackles different issues and in thier own ways offered escapism from 2020. Mirror of Desire Author: Ananta GovindaPublished: 2020Read: December 3rd - 5thFormat: EBookRating: ★★★★✰ Synopsis: Mirror of Desire is a spiritual fantasy... Continue Reading →

2021 Reading Goal

For the last few years I have listed some of the books I hope to read during the year, I generally only make it about a third or maybe halfway through this list, but never-the-less I enjoy trying to challenge myself to get through the books that I have had on my TBR for years!... Continue Reading →

November Reading

There wasn't as much time for reading this month as I would have liked. Between NaNoWriMo and getting ready to move, there just wasn't time. But I still managed to read a few really intriguing and different stories. Serpentine Author: Philip PullmanPublished: 2020Read: November 5thFormat: BookRating: ★★★★✰ Synopsis: Serpentine is a short story that brings... Continue Reading →

Another NaNoWriMo Done

This year, I decided to tackle a project I have been working on for over a year. I began the project in October 2019 as I entered into my MSc programme, at the University of Edinburgh and worked on it until the end of August 2020, when I submitted my dissertation. But what I found... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo Time!

It is that time of year again, TIME TO WRITE A NOVEL!!! This is going to be my 10th year participating in NaNoWriMo. I am really excited this year to continue to work on my MSc dissertation project. This year has been an incredibly strange one but I am happy that I can spend my... Continue Reading →

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