• All packing has been done, I don’t think I’ve forgotten anything but we’ll soon see😂
•
Now for a nice relax with my favourite person tonight💕
•
There’s a new post up for the Needlemouse blog tour too (Link in bio✌🏻)
•
There should be plenty more posts going up whilst I’m away 🙊
•
#book #bookblogger #blogger #bookish #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bloggersofinstagram #bookreview #igreads #needlemouse
  • Another lovely weekend passes by. This one filled with Lego building, food and watching the new series of Stranger Things💕
•
I adore Steve. He’s such a sweetheart.
•
Tonight I’m curling up with my next read and tomorrow I’m being cooked for- I know, very lucky🙊
•
There’s a new post up all about my last read as part of the Blog Tour!
•
What’s your favourite thing to cook?
•
#blog #blogger #book #bookblogger #bookish #bookreview #blogtour #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bloggersofinstagram #davidmogogodhunter #suyidaviesokingbowa
  • Just under a week till holiday number one begins and I’m starting to look at what I’m taking with me 🙊
•
This little red number is definitely coming!💃🏻
•
After a tiring day I’m spending the evening on the couch with a book and wine...definitely need wine😂
•
Question: are you a super prepared packer orrr are you a throw it all in the morning you go kinda person? 🤔
•
#bloggersofinstagram #blogger #holiday #vacation #selfie #reddress #bloggers #fashion #fashionblogger #bloggerlife #tripaway #packing
  • So June was an amazing reading month! And a pretty great month in general.
•
I went away with my favourite person, went to some bookish events and ate a lot of wonderful food💕
•
And we finally got sun! What’s your go to ‘summer read’?
•
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💛
•
#bloggersofinstagram #book #blogger #bookblogger #wraupup #bookish #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookreview #bookshelf #igreads #bookworm
  • 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😍
•
The rest of today will be spent photo taking in prep for going on holiday!
•
I finally have a TBR for it too...and I’m going to work on one for the NEWTS read-a-thon👏🏻
•
There’s an unboxing of the @fairyloot June Broody Banter box now up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
•
It’s my favourite box to date!
•
Have you ever used any bookish sub boxes? Is there another I need to try?
•
#book #blogger #bookblogger #bookish #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookshelf #bookishbox #fairyloot #bloggersofinstagram #igreads #unboxing #unboxingblogger #bloggerlife #thedragonprince #bookswithchloemademedoit
  • #AD - Gifted
•
I’m having a much needed day of rest today!
•
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😂
•
Tomorrow I have a full day of post writing planned until my favourite person gets home💕
•
There’s another new review up of Once & Future up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
•
Spoiler - I loved it.
•
#book #bookblogger #blogger #bookish #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookreview #bookshelf #ya #yasci-Fi #lgbtq #lgbtqreads #igreads #onceandfuture
  • #AD - Gifted
•
In full holiday prep mode but I cannot for the life of me pick what books to take!
•
I have a few ideas and two holidays...help!
•
I’m also going to try and do ARC August this year. Wish me luck🤞🏻
•
There’s also a review of this amazing book up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
•
My Dark Vanessa is now an all time favourite of mine and is due to be published in 2020!🙊
•
#book #bookblogger #blogger #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bloggersofinstagram #bookshelf #bookish #mydarkvanessa #bookworm
  • I said there were a lot of reviews currently up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
•
I adored The Star-Touched Queen. It was magical, dark and full of the most beautiful writing😍
•
#book #blogger #bookblogger #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookish #bloggersofinstagram #bookreview #bookreviewer #thestartouchedqueen #yafantasy #igreads
  • I had a wonderful evening with my favourite families eating so much amazing food and drinking all of the gin💕
•
Seriously, I mean all the gin😂
•
There’s a fair few reviews up on my blog at the moment (link in bio✌🏻)
•
One of which is for The Man with the Twisted Lip by Arthur Conan Doyle - what a fab little story!
•
#book #bookblogger #blogger #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #bookish #bloggersofinstagram #bookreview #bookreviewer #sirarthurconandoyle
  • After a lovely little night out eating lots of cheese, drinking and even ending up in a pub quiz I’m now I’m my lazy clothes having laptop time💕
•
Alllll the prep is being done for before I go on holiday😂
•
There’s a new review up of Norroway Volume One (Link in my bio✌🏻)
•
#bookstagrammer #bookstagram #bloggersofinstagram #bookish #bookblogger #blogger #bookworm #graphicnovels #comics #bookshelf #bookaholic #datenight
  • #AD - Gifted
•
I’ve spent most of my night binge watching Titans. I think I’ve found a new favourite show😍
•
It’s everything I love about the Titans but soooo much darker!
•
There’s also a new review up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
•
I didn’t think I could get so emotional over a children’s book😂
•
#bookstagrammer #bloggersofinstagram #bookstagram #book #bookblogger #bookish #bookreview #bookreviewer #childrensbooks #pax #sarapennypacker
Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Most Disappointing Reads of 2018

January 16, 2019
Top 5 Wednesday
Top 5 Wednesday

What is Top 5 Wednesday?

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such.

This weeks topic is: Most Disappointing Reads of 2018

1. Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas de Quincey

My god this was just a pile of confusing from beginning to end. I thought it'd be such a quick read because it's so short but I was so wrong. The opium addled ramblings of a man are not easy to navigate. I found myself falling asleep whilst I was reading this which is never a good sign. I can't day I'll be picking up any of de Quincey's work...unless I have to again!

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

2. Millenium Hall by Sarah Scott

This read like non-fiction history of a group of women. I can't recall half of what I read because all the characters blurred into one. I can't even tell you what was so Utopian about the novel. I was not a fan...

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

3. Utopia by Thomas More

Don't get me started on this horror of a book. I can't recall it ever taking me so long to finish a book ever. It was so monotonous to read....and then I had to write about it for over 2000 words. Mr. More and I are not friends any more.

I have a review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

4. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Again I thought this was going to such a wonderfully short read...how wrong I was. This book featured something called NADSAT which is kind of like a Russian inspired slang which made the book so difficult to get through. What would've taken me hours took me days and I had to sit with a dictionary of the language to read the book! Nope. Nevermind the violence...that was another thing entirely.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

5. The Gods of Love by Nicola Mostyn

This is perhaps the most disappointing book of all....because it was just okay. It had so much promise, it contained one of my favourite topics; Greek Mythology. And it was just such a let down. Far too trope-y to the point where it was boring and predictable and also even for a book about Greek Gods it was unrealistic. I rated this higher than I think I should've done too.

I have a full review here.

You can find the Goodreads page here.

What were your most disappointing reads of 2018

Thank-you for reading,

Katie x

    Leave a Reply