Latest bookish purchases

I envy the strength of the person that can walk into a book store and NOT purchase a book. Obviously, I do not have that strength, and I have blasted my book-buying-ban to oblivion this week by purchasing not one, but four new books. Welcome back, Sammy. Admittedly I did go searching for one of … Continue reading Latest bookish purchases


Book Review – The Wicked King

The Wicked King by Holly Black Published: January 8th 2019 Rating: ★★★.5/5 I've been in a book slump for a loooooong time. Nearly a year, actually. And as it happens, the first book in this series (The Cruel Prince) was one of the last books I read last year before everything went downhill. It pleases me … Continue reading Book Review – The Wicked King

Book Review – Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Published: March 8th 2016 Rating: ★★★★★/5 So if you follow me over on Instagram you may have seen me plugging the little book club that I started on Instagram/Facebook/Goodreads called Read With Sammy. For the month of April we chose to read Rebel of the Sands together and I … Continue reading Book Review – Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Book Review – Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift Published: March 1st 2016 Rating: ★★★★★/5 Last week I was contacted by my local independent bookstore, Boffins Books, to read and review a few books supplied by publishing house Simon and Schuster. After having a quick look at the books on the list, I realised none of them were Young Adult! … Continue reading Book Review – Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift