books, booksurvey

All the Unread Books on My TBR


So I saw this on Browsing for Books, and I think the original idea came from Howling Libraries, and it seemed like such a great idea.

These are the unread physical books sitting on my bookshelves. It doesn’t include any ebooks or arcs etc. because that was just far too intimidating.

It was actually really interesting to put this together because it surprised me. I knew I had a lot of unread books, but I didn’t think it was this many. 76! How does that happen? I didn’t even think I owned that many physical books in total! There were also a good number of books which I’d somehow forgot all about. I’m pretty pleased that most of the books I haven’t read seem to have been bought it the past couple of years — although, there are a couple that are at least five years old, so I should really prioritise those.

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Birthday Giveaway


It’s my birthday! 🙂

To celebrate, I decided to put together a post with (some of) the books I’m tempted to buy or pre-order for myself as a birthday treat.

For a chance to win a copy (or pre-order) of your choice from the list, check out the rafflecopter link at the bottom of the page.

Open anywhere BookDepository ships.

I’ll announce the winner on my Twitter account in a fortnight (14 July 2018).

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows and Brodi Ashton
Seafire by Natalie C. Parker
Shadow of The Fox by Julie Kagawa
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
Hullmetal Girls by Emily Strutskie
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
The Disasters by M.K. England
Mirage by Somaiya Daud
Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore
Outrun the Wind by Elizabeth Tammi



books, lists

Birthday Post: Bi-Girls in SFF


I’m a terrible blogger! I completely missed my first anniversary this month! I thought it was in July? Doh!

Anyway, to mark that, along with it being the last few days of Pride month and the fact that today is my birthday(!) here’s a very self-indulgent post.

I want to read more books with bisexual protagonists/ significant characters… but I’m not that keen on contemporary fiction, which is where it seems most common (although common is a bit misleading).

So here’s a list of bisexual girls in SFF. It’s by no means comprehensive. I’ve marked any that I’ve already read/ reviewed but the rest aren’t necessarily recs. Most are my TBR, but hopefully, by this time next year, I’ll be able to tick a lot of them off.  🙂

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book-tag, books

Sailor Moon Book Tag


This tag was created by Kristin @ Super Space Chick, Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books, Cee @ The Novel Hermit, Cristina @ Girl in the Pages, and Sierra @ SDavReads.


moonMoon: A book that makes you hungry
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Mercury: A book that features science and technology
Prodigal Son (Frankenstein, #1) by Dean Koontz

Venus: A book that makes you want to play video games
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Mars: A book inspired by mythology or folklore
American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Jupiter: A book that gave you strong feelings
Stalking Darkness (Nightrunner, #2) by Lynn Flewelling

Saturn: A post apocalyptic book you love
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer

Pluto: A time travel book
Ruby Red (The Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin Gier

Uranus: A book featuring elemental magic
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Neptune: A book featuring music
Soul Music (Discworld, #16) by Terry Pratchett

Tuxedo Mask: A book with masquerades or hidden identities
Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) by Jim Butcher

Rini/Chibi Moon: A favorite middle grade book
The Horrible Histories series by Terry Deary

Luna, Artemis & Diana: A book for animal lovers
The Immortals series by Tamora Pierce