REVIEW: How to Be Famous by Caitlin Moran

In brief: The further adventures of Johanna Morrigan (aka Dolly Wilde) as a 19 year old music journalist in London. It's all about the music, friends and finding your way in a world that can be rather cruel. The good: The number of Oasis references in the first 30 pages and Jo/Dolly's wild, carefree attitude.... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 23/7/18

So last week I got absolutely drenched in the rain (in fact, I think I'm still trying to warm up). Luckily, the book I was carrying was completely safe! I had a super book week all round with reading and new books arriving. Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott (released 31st July, RRP $29.99) sounds... Continue Reading →

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

In brief: In Johanna's family, money is tight. Things get increasingly tense after Johanna embarrasses herself on television and welfare investigates her Dad's sickness benefits. There's only one thing to do and that's to become Dolly Wilde, music critic extraordinaire… The good: Funny and never boring. The not-so-good: Sometimes I just wanted Johanna to stop... Continue Reading →

New Book Releases for July 2014

Yes, it's time for another wrap up. I love that all you lovely people in the Northern Hemisphere are in the middle of summer because we freezing southerners get your blockbuster summer reads to cosy up to! Here are my picks for what's intriguing me for July (picked by book website surfing and countless hours... Continue Reading →

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