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Wildest Dreams Book Box Unboxing January

So yesterday I received the Wildest Dreams Box which I purchased in December. The January Theme is Into The Jungle which is the first official box!


Wildest Dreams is a UK based Subscription service that costly £18 including shipping and includes a new release book, a tea based on the book as well as a bath related product. To find out more click here.

So on to the unboxing! This obviously has spoilers...

The tea:

The tea is Toffee Apple this month which I was quite excited for and is from RosieLea Tea. The tea itself does smell gorgeous especially of cinnamon which I am a fun of. I did like the taste but I think I preferred the Chocolate Orange tea but I feel like it is something that if I drink more from I would like. The design of the tea is also very cool and is a test tube which is a more personal touch that works so well. The tea also lasts quite a while something that I learnt from the last box. It also comes with some tea bags which is really cool for those who don't have a tea…
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The Revolving Bookshelf

I feel like I should explain what I mean so here goes. Basically, this is just a fancy phrase for I unhaul a lot. Queue screams of panic where people say how can you get rid of books. 

Well I just can.

So where it did start you might ask? Well almost two years ago I moved which meant goodbye books. I was only aloud one book shelf in my room that doesn't allow for double stacking so cue the unhaul. Still isn't to say I didn't get rid of books before of course I did. Ones that didn't like, ones that I was no longer interested in or childhood books that I would never read. Let's face it if I wasn't interested away they go.

It has gone a bit far though. I do consistently go through my shelves to see which books I don't want anymore and which I don't. I promise you I am still interested in books and still have way many books, but it does help. I definitely have less books than I did which is good.

I just read a book and see if I want to keep it or not. A lot of …

Blog Tour: Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings

* I have received this book for review from the publisher but this in no way affects my review *
Title: Zenith Authors: Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings Source: From Publisher  Publisher: HQ  Rating: 3/5 stars

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Book Review Summary from Goodreads:
From #1New York Timesbestselling author duo Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings comes the first book in The Androma Saga, full of action, fantastical intrigue and steamy star-crossed romance Most know Androma Racella as the Bloody Baroness, a powerful mercenary whose reign of terror stretches across the Mirabel Galaxy. To those aboard her glass starship, Marauder, however, she's just Andi, their friend and fearless leader.  But when a routine mission goes awry, the Marauder's all-girl crew is tested as they find themselves in a treacherous situation—and at the mercy of a sadistic bounty hunter from Andi's past.  Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a ruthless ruler waits in the shadows of the planet Xen Ptera, biding her time to…

Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

* I have received this book for review from the publisher but this in no way affects my review *

Title: Before I Fall Authors: Lauren Oliver Source: From Publisher  Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton  Rating: 5/5 stars

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Book Review Summary from Goodreads:

They say ‘live every day as if it’s your last’—but you never actually think it's going to be. At least I didn't.

The thing is, you don’t get to know when it happens. You don’t remember to tell your family that you love them or—in my case—remember to say goodbye to them at all.

But what if, like me, you could live your last day over and over again? Could you make it perfect? If your whole life flashed before your eyes, would you have no regrets? Or are there some things you’d want to change...?

Book Review:

I knew that Before I Fall was turning into a film, however, I did not get a chance to read the book before I saw the film although after falling head over heels over the film I really wanted to read the book. It did not …

British Books Challenge 2018

So today I thought that I will tell you about a challenge that I am going to sign up to in 2017. This is the British Books Challenge which has been running for the last couple of years but in 2018 is being run by Chelley from Tales of Yesterdays

The British Books Challenge was created with the focus on reading and reviewing British authors throughout the year. The aim is to read 12 books by these authors which equal's one a month. These can be from any genre but has a focus on YA and MG fiction. If you would like to sign up, you can do so here.

I hope to read The Taste of Blue Light by Lydia Ruffles (which I am currently reading and enjoying) as well as A Pocketful of Crows by Joanne Harris which I have also read some of. 

I will post which books I read and review on this page so hopefully, I will update this throughout the year. So let's get started...

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Are you planning on taking part in the B…

Book Review: Book of Forgotten Authors by Christopher Fowler

* I have received this book for review from the publisher but this in no way affects my review *

Title: Book of Forgetten Authors Authors: Christopher Fowler  Source: From Publisher  Publisher: Riverrun Rating: 4/5 stars

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Book Review Summary from Goodreads:

Absence doesn't make the heart grow fonder. It makes people think you're dead. 
So begins Christopher Fowler's foray into the back catalogues and backstories of 99 authors who, once hugely popular, have all but disappeared from shelves.
We are fondly introduced to each potential rediscovery: from lost Victorian voices to the twentieth century writers who could well become the next John Williams, Hans Fallada or Lionel Davidson. Whether male or female, flash-in-the-pan or prolific, mega-seller or prize-winner - no author, it seems, can ever be fully immune from the fate of being forgotten.
These 99 journeys are punctuated by 12 short essays about faded once-favourites: including the now-vanished novels Walt Disney…

Popsugar Reading Challenge 2018

I have been doing the Popsugar Reading Challenge for the last two years and this year is no different. I will be tracking my progress on here so it will be updated over the course of the year. Here are the challenges, let's get started... 1. A book made into a movie you’ve already seen 2. True crime 3. The next book in a series you started 4. A book involving a heist 5. Nordic noir 6. A novel based on a real person 7. A book set in a country that fascinates you 8. A book with a time of day in the title 9. A book about a villain or antihero 10. A book about death or grief 11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym 12. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist 13. A book that is also a stage play or musical 14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you 15. A book about feminism 16. A book about mental health 17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift 18. A book by two authors 19. A book about or involving a sport 20. A book by a local author 21. A book with your favori…