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Review Wednesday | Book Review – A Monster Calls

Your mind will believe comforting lies while also knowing the painful truths that make those lies necessary. And your mind will punish you for believing both. A Monster Calls is a novel by Patrick Ness, based on the late Siobhan Dowd’s last book idea. I first heard of this book on a radio show in… Continue reading Review Wednesday | Book Review – A Monster Calls

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Spot The Difference – Why There’s No Review Today

So unfortunately there will be no review this week (booo – look out for my review of A Monster Calls next week though!). This is because I have some very exciting news instead! We’ve had an upgrade!! Okay, so you’ve probably already seen the new domain/the inevitable mountain of tweets I’ll make on the subject,… Continue reading Spot The Difference – Why There’s No Review Today

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Me Monday | Creative Piece: Commuter Conundrum

So I got this idea on the train (unsurprisingly) this morning. I haven’t done more than a cursory initial edit so apologies for any spelling mistakes/grammatical errors! The image of the two doing puzzles has been bubbling away in my head all day, and while I did consider lengthening it and giving them a proper… Continue reading Me Monday | Creative Piece: Commuter Conundrum

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Review Wednesday | Book Review – The Night Circus

You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows what they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift. The Night Circus is, as you might have… Continue reading Review Wednesday | Book Review – The Night Circus

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Me Monday | Rapid Fire Book Tag!

First things first. I’m baaack.. Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve properly posted (reviews excluded) – things are crazy and I work full time with a long commute (I’ve never sounded so grown up, it’s very scary!) so I don’t have much time or energy, but this is changing! I have to wait around… Continue reading Me Monday | Rapid Fire Book Tag!