My Favourite Books of the 2010s

I started blogging in 2013. At no point when I started this blog did I expect I would be writing a post about my favourite books of the last decade. But here we are and I feel old. I admit I have been trying to move away from book blogging recently, but I felt like this was such a huge moment I had to do something. There was also the fact that I didn’t read many books in 2019. If I wrote a...
the bullet journal method by Ryder Carroll

The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll

I first came across the bullet journal method in 2014. I loved it because it came across as such a simple way to stay organised. Since then I’ve moved between a number of different planners. But I’ve always come back to bullet journaling. For the way, I work its the best tool to help me stay organised. The thing I love most about the bullet journal method is how simple it is to get started....

Review | The Poppy War by RF Kuang

The Poppy War is a new fantasy novel written by RF Kuang. This is the first book in, at time of publishing this post, a two-part series about a dark alternate world where magic and gods are real and a girl leaves home to study at a school only open for the best students in the realm. SUMMARY When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies,...
Book Review | Vox by Christina Dalcher

Book Review | Vox by Christina Dalcher

Vox by Christina Dalcher is a new dystopia set in a futuristic version of America. One where women are only allowed to speak 100 words every day. With nods to The Handmaid’s Tale and The Stepford Wives. Vox feels very relevant in our modern day society. SUMMARY On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr Jean McClellan is in denial—this...
moonseed by stephen baxter review

Book Review: Moonseed by Stephen Baxter

Moonseed is a speculative science fiction novel written by Stephen Baxter. Originally published in 1999, Moonseed is part of a series of novels called the NASA Trilogy which also includes Voyage and Titan. These books explore the possibilities of the American Space Program if circumstances were slightly different. MOONSEED SUMMARY It Eats Planets. And It's Here. It starts when Venus explodes into...