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May Book Haul

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Yep, it’s book haul time again! I don’t know what it is about May, but for me it’s usually the month I always forget about. Also, after having such a busy month in April, May was just really quiet. There’s not really anything that happens in May, in Melbourne the weather starts getting really chilly, there aren’t any public holidays, nothing that really makes it stand out, it’s the understated month.

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November Book List

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We are now at the time of the year when things start to get a little bit hectic. A lot of people get really busy with work or school, on the home stretch towards the year being over. There are Christmas parties to attend, presents to buy, decorations to put up, gingerbread to eat, the list is endless. Like all bookworms though, I still make time to pull together a book haul.

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A Court of Mist and Fury | Book Review

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Okay, upon finishing the last page of this book I had to just sit in silence for a minute to take it all in. I really loved the first book in this series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, but A Court of Mist and Fury just took the story to a whole different level. Sarah J. Maas expanded upon the world she introduced us to in the first book, making the story so much richer and introducing some of the greatest new characters.

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Fairy Tale Retellings

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I have always loved fairy tales, they were some of my favourite stories growing up and I still love them now. I don’t know what it is about them, but no matter how many times I read the story or watch a film version they never fail to entertain me and spark my imagination. They were probably some of the first stories I read that made me fall in love with reading and the fantasy genre, I love reading about a world filled with magic and romance, where anything can happen. Add into that, I grew up with Disney movies which brought some of my favourite fairy tales to life, Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid being among my top faves.

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