• Greetings from sunny Naples☀️
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Yesterday I got a massage for the first time and I’ve never felt so zen in all my life!
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Today is being spent by the pool with cocktails and a little bit of laptop time.
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Speaking of there’s a new review up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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  • A little belated considering I’ve been away for a little while now but my holiday TBR is now up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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Three things: 
I am tanned.
I have read one book so far.
Peach Daiquiris are my new favourite drink🍹
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  • All packing has been done, I don’t think I’ve forgotten anything but we’ll soon see😂
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Now for a nice relax with my favourite person tonight💕
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There’s a new post up for the Needlemouse blog tour too (Link in bio✌🏻)
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There should be plenty more posts going up whilst I’m away 🙊
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  • Another lovely weekend passes by. This one filled with Lego building, food and watching the new series of Stranger Things💕
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I adore Steve. He’s such a sweetheart.
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Tonight I’m curling up with my next read and tomorrow I’m being cooked for- I know, very lucky🙊
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There’s a new post up all about my last read as part of the Blog Tour!
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What’s your favourite thing to cook?
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  • Just under a week till holiday number one begins and I’m starting to look at what I’m taking with me 🙊
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This little red number is definitely coming!💃🏻
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After a tiring day I’m spending the evening on the couch with a book and wine...definitely need wine😂
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Question: are you a super prepared packer orrr are you a throw it all in the morning you go kinda person? 🤔
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  • So June was an amazing reading month! And a pretty great month in general.
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I went away with my favourite person, went to some bookish events and ate a lot of wonderful food💕
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And we finally got sun! What’s your go to ‘summer read’?
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The full wrap up is on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) and there’s also a little fun post about some books I think Hufflepuffs would enjoy💛
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  • I spent all last night and all this morning binge watching The Dragon Prince after seeing @bookswithchloe recommend it. All I can say is I need season three😍
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The rest of today will be spent photo taking in prep for going on holiday!
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I finally have a TBR for it too...and I’m going to work on one for the NEWTS read-a-thon👏🏻
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There’s an unboxing of the @fairyloot June Broody Banter box now up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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It’s my favourite box to date!
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Have you ever used any bookish sub boxes? Is there another I need to try?
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  • #AD - Gifted
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I’m having a much needed day of rest today!
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Hay fever is no joke but at the same time sooo ridiculous. I mean I’m allergic to grass and trees when you think about it😂
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Tomorrow I have a full day of post writing planned until my favourite person gets home💕
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There’s another new review up of Once & Future up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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Spoiler - I loved it.
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  • #AD - Gifted
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In full holiday prep mode but I cannot for the life of me pick what books to take!
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I have a few ideas and two holidays...help!
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I’m also going to try and do ARC August this year. Wish me luck🤞🏻
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There’s also a review of this amazing book up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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My Dark Vanessa is now an all time favourite of mine and is due to be published in 2020!🙊
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  • I said there were a lot of reviews currently up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I adored The Star-Touched Queen. It was magical, dark and full of the most beautiful writing😍
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  • I had a wonderful evening with my favourite families eating so much amazing food and drinking all of the gin💕
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Seriously, I mean all the gin😂
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There’s a fair few reviews up on my blog at the moment (link in bio✌🏻)
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One of which is for The Man with the Twisted Lip by Arthur Conan Doyle - what a fab little story!
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Books Wrap Ups

June Wrap Up

August 9, 2018

Yes I know it's August. It's been a month okay, a very long and tiring month. But I read some amazing books in June and I still love them now. In fact I don't think I've stopped talking about some of the books I read in June! I found some firm favourites.

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

I loved the second instalment in this companion series even more than the first. Down Among the Sticks and Bones took the darkness from Every Heart a Doorway and amplified it by a dozen. it was wonderfully creepy. This one is set in a portal world called the Moors and tells the origin story of two characters from EHADW. Two of my favourites in all honesty! Like the first this book has wonderful diversity and a plot to match. I need to get my hands on Beneath the Sugar Sky ASAP.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

Eliza and Her Monsters will be one of my favourites for years to come. It spoke to my heart in a way I can't remember many other books doing so. It's huge for a contemporary novel and even then I flew through it. I adored every character, how flawed and just how human they were. I feel like this is a book for everyone, to label it as YA is to do it a disservice. It looks at what it means to be a creator in any capacity and how sometimes that can trap you. It can become a burden and not a joy. Be you an illustrator, writer, photographer, anything. Everyone should read this.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh

I wanted to love this so so much. I tend to find myself draw to novels with cults or cult themes. I find the concept of a central charismatic leader that has almost absolute control fascinating. Alas, I didn't enjoy this one as much as I wanted. There was a lack of plot, it was very stream of consciousness and in some aspects almost magical realism. I wish I'd liked this more.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

1. Frat Girl by Kiley Roache

Another book that has made it's way into my heart and taken root. I adored Frat Girl for all that it stood for. It was an unapologetic look into feminism, both it's pros and cons all packaged in a wonderfully hilarious YA novel. I can't count the amount of times I was in a state of hysterics reading this. It's impressive thought that a book this funny also managed to be scarily relevant. This book touches on sexual assault, toxic masculinity, the problem with 'femin-nazis' etc. Omg read it.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

Those are the books I read in June!

What have you been reading lately?

Thank-you for reading,

Katie x

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