Review: A Closed and Common Orbit – Becky Chambers #SciFiMonth

A Closed and Common Orbit is the second novel in the sci-fi series Wayfarers by Becky Chambers. The story follows two characters: the first is a former ship AI who finds herself in an illegal human-like synthetic body, as she tries to navigate a new world outside the ship. The other character is Pepper, a […]

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August 2020 Wrap-Up

I managed to read a lot more than I was expecting in August, it’s funny how I barely read at all during lockdown when I had all the time in the world being furloughed, but now I’m back working I’m suddenly reading more than I have in a year. I’ve also been feeling a bit […]

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2020 Reading Goals

This is long overdue but I’ve finally sorted out what goals I want to achieve for this year: GOAL #1 – READ 50 BOOKS This will be my most ambitious goal. Last year I managed to read 38 books, while juggling my dissertation and two jobs. Now I’ve graduated, I have more spare time on […]

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2019 Reading Goals: Wrap-Up

Hello! This post is extremely late and has been sitting half-finished in my drafts for weeks. Unfortunately, I began 2020 very unwell (not an ideal start to the new year) and haven’t felt up to blogging lately. I’m better now though, so here’s my very late wrap-up of my 2019 reading goals. GOAL #1 – […]

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Review: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet – Becky Chambers #SciFiMonth

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is a sci-fi novel and the first in the Wayfarers series by Becky Chambers. It follows the lives of a crew of both humans and aliens on board the Wayfarer, a tunnelling ship, with each chapter focusing on different events on board as they travel towards the most important job […]

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Review: Skyward – Brandon Sanderson #SciFiMonth

Skyward is a YA Sci-Fi novel by Brandon Sanderson, the first in a series of the same name. The story is set on a planet a group of humans crashed landed on years ago while escaping the Krell, a mysterious alien race who continually attacks the planet, forcing the humans to live underground. The story […]

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Review: Waking Gods – Sylvain Neuvel

Waking Gods is the second book in the Themis Files trilogy, written by Canadian author Sylvain Neuvel. The story continues where the first book, Sleeping Giants, left off, where more of the mysterious robots begin appearing across the world, and this time they threaten humanity’s very existence. WHAT I LIKED What I liked the most about Waking Gods […]

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Autumn TBR

Autumn is finally here, my favourite time of year. I’ve decided to make a TBR post for this season as I have several books in mind that I definitely want to read over the next couple of months. I’m not sure I’ll get around to reading all of them, as I’m a big mood reader […]

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August 2019 Wrap Up

I’ve never done a wrap up post before but since I was able to read more in August than I typically do in a month, I feel like it warrants a post this time round. I also completed my Goodreads Reading Challenge of 25 books this month, and I’m currently deliberating whether to increase it […]

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2019 Reading Goals: Mid-Year Update

I can’t believe we’re over halfway through the year now, where has the time gone?! In January, I set myself several bookish goals for 2019, and since we’re now almost into August I thought I would write an update on my progress so far. GOAL #1 – SEQUELS In my original post, I said I […]

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