Dream Bookish Family

This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little but a Lot.

One thing I really love about reading is how much books celebrate family. While my own family are pretty awesome, I can’t lie and say there aren’t some fictional people I’d slot into their place. Our family is our family, and often we’re not able to choose who gets to be in it. If I had to start over, this is who I’d like to have in my family.


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Review: Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Challenge prompt: A book about or involving social media.


A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected.

Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming ― mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger’s massive Twitter account.

Enter Jack, class clown and constant thorn in Pepper’s side. When he isn’t trying to duck out of his obscenely popular twin’s shadow, he’s busy working in his family’s deli. His relationship with the business that holds his future might be love/hate, but when Big League Burger steals his grandma’s iconic grilled cheese recipe, he’ll do whatever it takes to take them down, one tweet at a time.

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Most Recent TBR Additions

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

I am the worst for getting super hyped about a book, adding it to my TBR, and then completely ignoring its existence for the rest of my life. That has to stop in 2020 for sure.

Until I’ve taken a new lease of life, time to look back on some of the books that most recently caught my eye. There will always be books added on to the ever growing TBR.

Quite a few of these have come from Netgalley. I have some issues with Netgalley in that I just can’t stop requesting books. If you’ve read any of these, tell me if I should bump it up my TBR.


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Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Challenge criteria: A book set on a college or univeristy campus.


A coming-of-age tale of fan fiction, family and first love.

Cath is a Simon Snow fan.

Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan..

But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s what got them through their mother leaving. Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere.

Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to.

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Books I’m Thankful For

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

We don’t really have Thanksgiving in Ireland, which is a shame because the holiday contains many of the things I enjoy – friends, family, and food. A lot of food.

That’s not to say I can’t take on one of the fundamental things about this holiday, and give some praise to some books that made quite the impact on my life. These books have shaped me significantly, and they’re for sure books you should also pick up.

Books I'm Thankful For

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