Book Reviews

Why I loved My Heart Goes Bang by Keris Stainton! (Review)

40521258Ella, Lou, Issey, Liane and Paige are determined to make the most of this second year at uni. They want to have fun, but they want to focus on work. There’s no time for relationships. Except with each other. And even that’s not guaranteed. Ella and Lou have always been close, but there’s tension between Issey and Liane, and none of them even knows Paige all that well. 

But when Ella finds a magazine article with a list of men they should date before they’re 21 (someone who’s been on telly? Check; someone who’s got tattoos? Check;) they vow to complete the list before finishing university and set about it with a lot more enthusiasm than they do their studies … but will any of them end up with a full house? And when a secret from their first year comes out, it looks as if some of them might not be completing university, never mind the list …

MY HEART GOES BANG is about lectures, essays, hangovers, and flatmates; it’s about found families, finding yourself, and falling in love with people you never expected to fall in love with.

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My TBR for #YALCathon

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Hello everyone! This weekend (between Friday 3rd August at 5pm GMT to Sunday 5th August 11.59pm GMT), Hollie and Kate are holding a readathon with the aim to read as much as we can, particularly books which we have accumulated from YALC (Young Adult Literature Convention). Using the #YALCathon hashtag, you’ll be able to follow everyone’s progress on various social medias.

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Booktube in the New York Times!

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If you were anything like me, you would have logged onto Twitter a couple of days ago and noticed everyone sharing an article that the New York Times had written about the stars behind Booktube (click here to read the article). 

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August 2018 – New Motivation!

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Hey everyone! It’s been a while! 

What with exams at the end of my university degree and graduation, I’ve been fairly busy over the last couple of months and have therefore neglected my blog a little bit (my blog is craving some TLC!). 

It was last weekend that I got the chance to go to YALC and it has given me the boost of motivation I really needed to get back into blogging and I am super excited to share what I have planned in the upcoming weeks. 

My plan is to post EVERYDAY in August, which I know is some people’s regular updating schedule, but I’m going to try really hard to stick to it, especially as I’m now working full time and don’t have as much spare time as I used to have. 

I’ve created this monthly spread in my bullet journal for August and I can’t wait to use this to plan and get organised so I make my blog something I’m super proud of.

Marie x

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Q&A with S.J. Lomas! #IndieAthon

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It’s so important to read self-published/Indie authors all year round and support everyone in the book community, so even though #IndieAthon is officially over, it’s always great to receive more recommendations and discover new authors. Today. I’m lucky enough to be hosting a Q&A with S.J. Lomas, author of several books including Dream Girl, Kiss of Death and Dream Frequency. Now for the Q&A!

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Q&A with Lisa Lagaly! #IndieAThon

lisa lagaly.pngAs #IndieAthon comes closer to end, I was lucky enough host a Q&A with Lisa Lagaly, author of various works including Rabiah: the Gift, Rabiah: Power and Rabiah: Stones. I will leave the links to Lisa’s pages down below if you would like to check them out! Now onto the Q&A!

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Q&A and Giveaway with Claudie Arseneault! #IndieAthon

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As #IndieAthon comes closer to end, I was lucky enough host a Q&A with Claudie Arseneault, author of various works such as the City of Spires series and Viral Airwaves. I will leave the links to Claudie’s pages down below if you would like to check them out! Now onto the Q&A!

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