Posted in December 2014

Book of the Year 2014

  The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick It’s amazing – trust me. Special Mentions: There were 2 books this years that I LOVED but they aren’t published until 2015 so awarding them the title ‘Book of the Year’ didn’t feel right. I’ll be re-reading them over and over because they are so wonderful. They are: … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (December 2014)

Books reviewed this month: Lush by Natasha Friend The Woman In Black by Susan Hill #WinterReads Shine Izzy Shine by Ellie Daines My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories #WinterReads The Imaginary by A.F. Harrold and Emily Gravett (Illustrator) Decked with Holly by Marni Bates #WinterReads The Last of the Spirits by Chris Priestley #WinterReads Frost … Continue reading

The Top 14 Books of 2014

I didn’t put them in order because that would have taken another few hours of debating. The only rule was that they had to be books already published. Just click on the book title to read the review. 🙂 The Top 14 Books of 2014 The Imaginary by A.F. Harrold Rudger is Amanda’s best friend. … Continue reading

5th Annual End of Year Book Survey

This end of the year survey is hosted by Jamie from The Perpetual Page Turner. 2014 Reading Stats: Number Of Books You Read: 224 Number of Re-Reads: 27 if you include the 22 Manga’s Genre You Read The Most From: Contemporary   Best In Books: Best Book You Read In 2014? You’ll find out on … Continue reading

Shine Izzy Shine by Ellie Daines

How did I get the book? Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Genre: Contemporary Synopsis: What would you do if your mum was her bossy, everyday self one minute, and an out-of-control teenager the next? Izzy is so excited to be a bridesmaid at her mum Rio’s wedding. But on the big … Continue reading