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January 2019

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

If I Should Die by Amy Plum

January 24, 2019

So I read this book for the challenge to read a book that got you into reading. I couldn't devote any time to rereading a book considering my huge TBR. So, I picked a book series that got me into reading and finished the trilogy. Only to realise 100 pages in...that I'd already read the book. WHOOPS. However, I still adored it. This series is typical 2013 YA…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

A Vindication on the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft

January 21, 2019

This book is about as exciting as it sounds from the title. Don't get me wrong I understand her views and agree with a fair amount of what Mary Wollstonecraft says in this book. However, 200+ pages of very similar if not the same point reiterated in a slightly different order...which synonymous words and phrases is not fun. Also nor is the fact that this is painful to…

Beauty Skincare

Moringa Cleansing Balm

January 18, 2019

This smells exactly like my favourite Body Shop Moringa shower gel. It's so fresh and floral. I had no idea minis existed of this otherwise I would've tried it sooner! In my stocking on Christmas morning I found this adorable little tree ornament. I was a little scared to use this, I still haven't got over my fear of putting slightly balmy/oily things on my skin. I think…

Books Graphic Novel Reviews

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

January 17, 2019

As part of my Biannual Bibliothon TBR I had to pick a genre I wasn't a huge fan of but a format you loved. Hence, a non-fiction graphic novel. I've always had an interest in serial killer case studies. I find it both terrifying and fascinating that one person can be capable of such devastation. Jeffrey Dahmer being a prime example. I knew very little about his time…