Once And For All by Sarah Dessen – Book Review!

First off,  a huge thanks to Penguin Random House for sending me this perfectly adorable novel! Sarah Dessen does it again by blessing us with another cute and heart-warming book that is perfect for anyone, any time. Once And For All is a book about a girl named Louna who works part-time for her mom’s wedding business. If working behind… Read more →

5 Spooky Reads For October!

It may still be the beginning of October but nothing sets the mood for the inevitably scary day of Halloween like some spooky reads! I’m here to list the top 5 books that’ll have you creeped out enough to send a shiver down your spine. Start this list today and hopefully you’ll be done in time for the 31st with… Read more →

5 YA Characters Everyone Loves To Hate

What’s a good YA novel without a hardcore villain? Almost every book you pick up, especially in the dystopian or magical section, is bound to have a character that will make your blood boil. They’ll kill off your favourite character, be irritatingly cocky and sometimes (the worst of all) join in on a love triangle. Like, no thanks. 1. Snape… Read more →

Generation One by Pittacus Lore – Book Review!

Before I get into all the juicy deets about this book, I’d like to thank Penguin Random House for sending me this novel and giving me the opportunity to review it! Generation One is the new spin-off series from the I Am Number Four or Lorien Legacies franchise, now called Lorien Legacies Reborn. In the final book of the IAN4… Read more →

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5 Bookish Pet Peeves We All Have!

As avid readers of many different types of novels, featuring different characters and plot lines, there are a couple of things (annoying things) that can be found in every book. These are Bookish Pet Peeves, and I can promise you that pretty much anyone who comes across one of these annoyances rolls their eyes so hard it hurts. I compiled… Read more →

5 Empowering YA Books For Women!

HAPPY WOMEN’S MONTH to all my lovely bookish ladies out there! And what better way to spend the month dedicated to being a female than reading about strong and empowering women! There’s nothing worse than reading a book that portrays girls as weak and man-dependent, but more books are being released that really show the strong, raw and independent side… Read more →

Caraval by Stephanie Garber – Book Review!

Caraval has taken me a while to pick up. I got it in May and only ever got round to reading it in July because I saw it as a high fantasy novel and I was in a more contemporary mood. I wasn’t ready to have to adapt to a whole new world with who knows what type of magic.… Read more →

Everything, Everything – Movie Review!

Firstly, I’d like to say a special thanks to Penguin Books SA for giving me the opportunity to go and see Everything, Everything the movie! If you haven’t seen the trailer, here it is (take note of how freaking amazing it sounds!): I stepped out of that cinema, after watching nearly 2 hours of Amandla Stenberg (Maddie) and Nick Robinson… Read more →

Cape Town Book Sale – What To Expect!

What’s better than cheap books? That’s right. Absolutely nothing. So when I came back from the Cape Town Book Sale today with 5 books for the price I usually pay for 1 at a retail book store, I was ecstatic! If you guys don’t know what the Cape Town Book Sale is, I’m going to give y’all a run through… Read more →

Why Blogging and School DO NOT Mix Well!

If you need any proof that school and blogging aren’t the best of friends, just check out the gaps between blog posts. Heck! Check out the gaps between my Instagram posts! Don’t check out the gaps between my tweets. It’s always been like that. When I made this website, I posted whenever I felt like it. It wasn’t serious at… Read more →