Bookshops · General

11 best bookshops to visit in London

Heya, nerds! If you follow me on social, you’ll know I was on a three-week vacation, the first half in the UK and the second half in the US. Like any other bookworm, I hit up quite a lot of bookstores in both countries. I even hauled 8 books, all hardcovers–enough to warrant me bringing…… Continue reading 11 best bookshops to visit in London

Book Reviews

A House of Rage and Sorrow by Sangu Mandanna

I received a copy of this book from Skyhorse Publishing in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I recently read A Spark of White Fire (Book 1 of the Celestial Trilogy) and I’ve become obsessed with the story and characters ever since. I’m so glad I got…… Continue reading A House of Rage and Sorrow by Sangu Mandanna

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Growing Pains: Making Sense of Childhood by Dr. Mike Shooter

I received a copy of this book from Midas PR in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Amelia, the publicist I worked with for this book, suggested Growing Pains when I told her I liked memoirs and books about dysfunctional families among other things. Obviously, this book…… Continue reading Growing Pains: Making Sense of Childhood by Dr. Mike Shooter

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Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

The bookworm is a confusing creature. It claims to love books a lot and yet constantly screams, cries about, or throws said books across the room. What’s going on in its head? And how exactly do you handle it without getting killed in the process? Here’s a nifty little guide on what your bookworm means…… Continue reading Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

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A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

On Friday, at 5:30pm, Starmark in association with the Australian Consulate-General, hosted an event–a conversation with the award-winning author Markus Zusak. A bunch of us, bloggers and bookstagrammers, flocked to the bookstore to see our favourite author in person. It was a tightly-packed space, and I may or may not have accidentally (and quite inappropriately)…… Continue reading A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

Book Reviews

No, Wuthering Heights is not a love story.

There, I said it. I first read the book when I was a teenager, and yes, my first impression was that of a tragic love story too. But re-reading it and years of watching popular culture tell women that the tortured hero is sexy and “partner material” has convinced me otherwise. And now I’m going…… Continue reading No, Wuthering Heights is not a love story.

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Bird Box Netflix movie and book review

You know me. I’m just your run-of-the-mill Sandra Bullock fan and a book nerd. I saw Bird Box’s trailer and was hooked immediately! I love post-apocalyptic stories and Sandy Bullock was starring in it? The popcorn was already a-poppin’. I only recently discovered that the movie was actually based on a book, so I immediately…… Continue reading Bird Box Netflix movie and book review