Month: September 2017

Monthly Round-Up September 2017

Posted September 30, 2017 by Charlotte in Monthly Round-up! / 0 Comments
Monthly Round-Up September 2017

Monthly Round-up, linking everything that has happened in the last month, posted on the last day of said month. This Round-up September 2017. September has flown by, and I am super excited. Because that means next month I will be going to the Cheltenham Literature Festival and catching up with all my friends that I made there. I will also be going back as an old hat, meaning that I will at least know what I’m doing! Currently reading: Reviews:   Blog Tours:   Through the Letterbox:   Challenges: As per usual I’m participating in the Goodreads Challenge. For Movie Musical Challenge I didn’t watch anything. For some reason this month, musicals did not really appeal to me. So what do you think of my Round-up September 2017? What have you read this month? Let me know in the comments below! Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Email Address Subscribe Join 906 other subscribers

Blog Tour/ Review: Christmas at Mistletoe Cove by Holly Martin

Posted September 27, 2017 by Charlotte in Blog Tour, Reviews / 0 Comments
Blog Tour/ Review: Christmas at Mistletoe Cove by Holly Martin

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Christmas at Mistletoe Cove by Holly Martin Series: Hope Island #3 Published by Bookouture on September 22nd 2017 Genres: Chick-lit, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Romantic Comedy Pages: 268 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads  Christmas has arrived at Hope Island, promising snowflakes, surprises and plenty of seasonal joy. So snuggle up and fall in love at Mistletoe Cove…   Growing up on Hope Island, Eden Lancaster always believed that if you wished hard enough for something, dreams really could come true. But Eden’s greatest wish is also her biggest secret: she has been completely in love with her childhood friend, the charming and attractive Dougie Harrison, for as long as she can remember. And he has no idea. When Dougie leaves his successful life in New York to return home to Hope Island for good, Eden can’t escape her feelings. Her heart is full of hope that her romantic dreams are finally, […]

Through the Letterbox: Illumicrate August #8 Unboxing

Posted September 25, 2017 by Charlotte in Through the Letterbox / 0 Comments
Through the Letterbox: Illumicrate August #8 Unboxing

Welcome to Through the Letterbox. Illumicrate is a quarterly subscription box, and this time it’s the turn of Illumicrate August #8. the box: In each box you can expect: One recently published  book, 3-5 goodies often related to the book, promotional items such as posters, bookmarks and a signed bookplate (whenever possible),  anddddddddd an Advanced Reader Copy of a highly anticipated book!! The box is £29.99 plus free shipping  (if UK based).  For international shipping, depending where you live its between  £4.99 – £13.99. But I can promise you that this box is well worth the price. the unboxing: Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo which was an exclusive edition with sprayed red edges and an exclusive pin The Red Church Tea by t_ology tea – perfect way to relax after a hard day of being an assassin, I mean reading! Shakespeare Zip Bag by missphi  perfect for whatever you want it to be… Wisdom Journal designed by Hey Atlas Creative – great for jotting down thoughts, whether for uni, blog or even for a bit of journaling… Alethiometer Coaster from Hannah Hitchman Art which is so detailed. Definitely […]

Review: Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Posted September 21, 2017 by Charlotte in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch Published by Walker Books on June 1st 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 352 Format: Paperback Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads The dying wish of 16-year-old Lina’s mother was for her daughter to live in Tuscany and get to know her father, whom Lina has never met. “Howard is the best man I’ve ever known,” her mother says, “he’ll keep you safe.” Why did her mother wait so long to tell her about him? Lina has a happy life in Seattle and doesn’t want to leave. Shortly after she arrives at Howard’s home, Lina meets Sonya, who gives Lina a diary that belonged to Lina’s mother, the one she had kept while she was a photography student in Florence. While Lina is living her life and exploring Tuscany with her handsome neighbour, Ren, she follows in the footsteps of her mother and gets to know her as never before. She also finds out the truth about her father. Mostly she finds out about herself. Italy, Gelato and Love? Yes please. Love […]

Blog Tour / Review: The House by Simon Lelic

Posted September 19, 2017 by Charlotte in Blog Tour, Reviews / 2 Comments
Blog Tour / Review: The House by Simon Lelic

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The House by Simon Lelic Published by Penguin UK on November 2nd 2017 Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 340 Format: Arc Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads What if your perfect home turned out to be the scene of the perfect crime? Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it. So when they made a grisly discovery in the attic, Jack and Syd chose to ignore it. That was a mistake. Because someone has just been murdered. Right outside their back door. And now the police are watching them… The House is not my usual cup of tea and with good reason. It is dark, twisted and utterly terrifying. As a bit of a wimp there was several occasions when I had to put this […]