For anyone that didn't see my post yesterday, I talked about how I was planning on revamping my 'Sammyreadsbooks' IP, and how I wanted to create new and exciting content for you guys. After writing that and hearing all the amazing feedback from you guys, I thought it would be a good opportunity to reach out to … Continue reading Yeah, but what do YOU want?
Hey guys! Long time no blog post. How have you all been? It's nearly been a year since I published my last post on here - which is absolutely crazy. (Yes, I purposefully said published because I have written and deleted so many posts over this last year. It has gotten a wee bit ridiculous!) … Continue reading sammyreadsbooks version 2.0
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
If you're active on Goodreads, you've probably set yourself a reading challenge for the year. I actually started the year with a goal to read 50 books, and coming out of April I have already read 45 books!!! I am definitely leagues ahead of where I thought I would be for reading this year, so I … Continue reading 2016 Reading Challenge Update
Even if you're new to the bookish community, I am sure you would have seen a book haul in some way shape or form. Basically, when the end of the month comes around we pull out all the books that we have accumulated over the month and put them in a pile. We take photos … Continue reading April Book Haul
Hey booklovers, long time no post! I've been pretty overwhelmed with my job, my reading schedule, and my little bookstagram account lately, so I have definitely been neglecting my blog *sad face*. But, the lovely Brianna over at Paperbackbrii tagged me to do the 'Get To Know Me' tag so I thought it would be … Continue reading The ‘Get To Know Me’ tag!
Hey book lovers! It's been a few months since I started this little blog, and so far the only things that I have been posting are book reviews. Not that it's a bad thing! But I do want to give you guys a bit more variety. So, I think it's time that I shake things up a bit … Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday: New Format!
Cinder by Marissa Meyer Published: January 3rd 2012 Rating: ★★★★/5 I read Cinder a few weeks ago, and I made a note to write up a proper review for it when I had time... So, here I am. Marissa Meyer has created a beautiful anthology series called the Lunar Chronicles, with each book being a retelling … Continue reading Book Review – Cinder by Marissa Meyer
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
This story follows a girl, Kahlen, who is paying a debt for a second chance at life. She was traveling with her family when their boat sank to the bottom of the Ocean, and as Kahlen was drowning she begged for her life. Her prayers were answered, but in exchange for her life she was to give service to … Continue reading Book Review – The Siren by Kiera Cass