#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - My Best Read

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - My Best Read

Day 31 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Book of 2020 is   ......Devolution by Max Brooks, it did divide reviewers but I really enjoyed, it was well done with a hint of creepiness and dread.  The settin…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Underrated Book

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Underrated Book

Day 30 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Underrated Book is   ......The Saturday Night Ghost Club was not what I was expecting.  I was expecting Stranger Things but what I got was still an excellent rea…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best New Series

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best New Series

Day 29 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best New Series is   ......The Stranger Times, I’m reviewing this in the New Year and I love this book, it’s bonkers, fun and hints at the supernatural, and revolves …
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Bromance

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Bromance

Day 28 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Bromance is   ......I’ve had no bromance in my reads this year, nothing at all!  Any suggestions of some good books with good bromances?!
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Sidekick

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Sidekick

Day 27 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Sidekick  is   ......maybe sidekick is wrong it should be cartoon alter ego but Allie Brosh and her fin ponytailed made a welcome return to my bookshelf this yea…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Most Read Author

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Most Read Author

Day 26 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Most Read Author is   ......this year probably John Allison, I’ve read Giant Days in its entirety, I’ve read Steeple, Bad Machinery and By Night.  I love his work esp…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Out of Comfort Read

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Out of Comfort Read

Day 25 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Out of Comfort Zone   is   ......Undiscovered Country, a graphic, graphic novel!  I love graphic novels but this one was brutal, a story of an America closed to t…
Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas Everyone

Wishing you all the happiest Festive period, I hope you all have a lovely time with your nearest and dearest and of course, stay safe! Heather x
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best First Line

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best First Line

Day 24 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best First Line   is   ......I can’t recall any that really stuck in my head, my favourite first lines are old chestnuts from some classic books such as.... “It is a tr…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Character Development

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Character Development

Day 23 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Character Development   is   ......Assassination Classroom, the grinning maniac on the cover, Koro Sensei starts off the series as a sociopathic potential mass mu…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Debut Novel

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Debut Novel

Day 22 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Debut Novel is   ......Pine by Francine Toon, a spooky story set in the Highlands of Scotland.  The book explores the life of a young girl and her father, the co…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Friendship

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Friendship

Day 21 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Friendship is   ......Once Upon a Time in Silverlake.  This is one of Mindy Kaling’s short books that you can find on Amazon.  There are six in total and they ar…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Most Charming Read

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Most Charming Read

Day 20 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Most Charming Read is   ......There’s No Such Thing As An Easy Job by Kikuko Tsumura.  The story of a young Japanese woman and her journey towards a fulfilling job.  …
Some Christmas Cheer! My Favourite Christmas Songs

Some Christmas Cheer! My Favourite Christmas Songs

The news today of another impending lockdown and a new strain of COVID doing the rounds in the UK had me reaching for the festive tunes.  I thought I’d share my favourites with you.  What are your favourites? The Darknes…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best PNR

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best PNR

Day 19 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Paranormal Romance is   ......Well if you’d asked me seven or eight years ago I’d definitely have an answer for you.  These days it’s a genre I seem to have shif…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Historical

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Historical

Day 18 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Historical is   ......The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, this is as close to historical I got this year!  An entertaining romp set in Victorian times …
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Romance

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Romance

Day 17 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Romance is   ......Christmas Island by Natalie Normann.  I don’t read anywhere near the amount of romance that I used to but this one caught my eye mainly due to…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best POC Author

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best POC Author

Day 16 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best POC Author is   ......T L Huchu author of The Library of the Dead, a dystopian fantasy set in Edinburgh, a book I love to bits!  TL aka Tendai is originally from…
2021 Reading Challenges

2021 Reading Challenges

This year I thought I’d try some book challenges and there are a lot to choose from.  I’ll create static pages underneath my header to keep track.  The first one I’m doing is a personal one and it is.... I have a lot of …
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best World Building

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best World Building

Day 15 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best World Building   was ......The Memory Police, an atmospheric, dystopian novel set on an island where things vanish.  From flowers to perfume to sweets.  One day …
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Secondary Character

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Secondary Character

Day 14 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Secondary Character   was ......The Last Story of Mina Lee, I thoroughly enjoyed this mother/daughter story.  Margot Lee discovers her mother’s dead body and it …
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Book with Diverse Cast

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Book with Diverse Cast

Day 13 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 Best Book with a Diverse Cast  was ......The Left Handed Booksellers of London, an eighties set fantasy romp with characters including the very gender fluid Merlin.  …
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Anti Hero

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Anti Hero

Day 12 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 My Best Anti Hero  was ......Murderbot, featuring for the second time during this award season!   He’s the full package.  He just wants to be left alone to watch tv a…
#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Series

#Blogmas - Best Reads of 2020 - Best Series

Day 11 of Sophie at Beware of Readers  #BestReadsof2020 My Best Series  of 2020 was Giant Days, I love this series.  The female friendship goals throughout are amazing.  Susan, Esther and Daisy have permanently etched them…