Becky Chambers is one of my absolute favourite authors and I adore her books. Record of a Spaceborn Few was one of my most highly anticipated books of the year, and I must say that it did not disappoint.
I feel like I say this every month, but I cannot believe how quickly time is passing! April has absolutely flown by and spring is well underway. April has been an amazing month for me: I went to the Harry Potter studio for the first time, chaired my first book event, hosted my first readathon, and I read some fanastic books. I feel like the start of the year was a bit slow to start in my little corner of the internet, but I'm really getting back on my feet in terms of writing reviews, posting videos, and taking photos.
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Belles! I’m so thrilled to bring you my review for one of my most highly anticipated reads of 2018. Let’s dive in, shall we?
Happy Friday! I’ve been a little quiet here and on social media this week because, well, everything else in my life has been crazy! Work is crazy, personal life is crazy, I’m attempting to start training for a half marathon, and we are packing up and heading to Edinburgh on Tuesday. Being so busy is amazing, but it hasn’t left much time for reading or talking about books.
Ever since reading her wonderful book The Gospel of Loki, I’ve been meaning to read more by Joanne M. Harris. She’s a wonderful storyteller and seems to favor mythology lately, a big plus in my book, so I was thrilled to receive an early copy of Pocketful of Crows.
As many UK readers know, the Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) is coming up this week! Part of London Film and Comic Con, YALC celebrates YA books, readers, and authors in one happy weekend. I’m going to YALC for the first time, as I’m sure many others are too, but I am a seasoned attendee of both New York Comic Con and professional conferences. I thought I’d share some general conference-going tips to (hopefully) make your life a bit easier and more comfortable at YALC.
I recently read and reviewed Ninefox Gambit, the first in the Machineries of Empire trilogy. It had been getting great press, was nominated for some of the top honours in science fiction, and has a stunning cover. I picked it up despite it not being my usual taste in sci-fi