Review of The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (Spoiler free)

My friend recently lent me a book that she recommended me reading. It was called The Belles and all she told me was that it was to do with a group of young women who have the ability to make people beautiful. But I wasn’t quite expecting the world I was brought into.  If I am honest,Continue reading “Review of The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (Spoiler free)”

Books that need to become classics

In this day and age, we just know what the classics are. The books that have stood the test of time and are still loved today even if they are hundreds of years old. That got me thinking what recent books that have been released over the last couple decades would be classified as classicsContinue reading “Books that need to become classics”

How to draw a reader before they even read the first chapter

With my debut novel coming out soon, I have been doing a mini-series on this blog about the publishing process. I was about to do the next stage, which in my experience is to do with the cover, but first I thought I would write a quick post about how to draw a reader inContinue reading “How to draw a reader before they even read the first chapter”

Book review on Kingdom of the Wicked

This book was doing the round on social media, and since I am a sucker for magic and fantasy, I decided to get on the hype. A story focusing on a young witch who’s twin was murdered and set on revenge sounds right up my ally. Not to mention, it’s set in Italy. It wasContinue reading “Book review on Kingdom of the Wicked”

Books to take and read on those summer holidays

Even though travel is hard these days, there’s nothing like lounging around the pool or on the beach. And what I love to do most is get engrossed in a good book. However, sometimes it is hard to know what books to bring. I often try not to bring a long series as it canContinue reading “Books to take and read on those summer holidays”

Review on These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (Spoilers)

It’s safe to say that I thought I knew what I was getting into when I picked up this book, but it was nothing to what I expected. I thought I was going to read a re-telling of Romeo and Juliet and have an interest in the love story and it to be heavily focusedContinue reading “Review on These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (Spoilers)”

How to get your book published — Step 2

In the previous part of this mini series on my blog, I went over how to know when you are ready to send out your manuscript. Well, the next step to take is then to of course send it out.  I thought it would be good to go over what options there are out thereContinue reading “How to get your book published — Step 2”

10 books that need to be adapted

I have done a previous post about whether I think adaptions of books are good or not. Normally I am not sure if I like the idea of a book I love being adapted for either the big or small screen. Some have failed dramatically and have almost ruined any future projects for me. ButContinue reading “10 books that need to be adapted”

How to get out of a reading slump

It can be hard when you are an avid reader and suddenly you find yourself not wanting to pick up a book, or not finding the motivation to finish your currant to be read list.  Below, I have listed five possible ways to help you get out of that mood. But remember, everyone is different.Continue reading “How to get out of a reading slump”

5 classics worth the read today

Classics are often talked about in the book world. Many people have different opinions on what classics are still worth the read today. Some classic authors I find easier to read than others, some I just find I have no interest in (I won’t name them just because I don’t want fans of theirs toContinue reading “5 classics worth the read today”