Book Menus

Feeling hungry? Then you are about to get ravenous! While rereading the Harry Potter series this month, I became acutely aware of the vast number of scenes in the books that either feature food, talk about food or showcase characters whose hunger pangs rival my own (I’m talking about you Ron!). Now I should probably […]

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things that make me happy

  Sometimes life can get quite overwhelming and I end up rushing through the week feeling scattered and exhausted. It becomes so easy to take things for granted, giving the things that matter barely a second glance and focusing instead on the issues that are actually causing me more harm than good. So it’s nice […]

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Bookish Pet Peeves: Annoying Tropes Edition

As much as I love and cherish books, there are so many awful tropes out there that make me question why I’m reading said books in the first place. Now I need to point out that certain tropes can make quite an interesting story…but not if every single book being published is using it, with […]

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Beauty and the Beast // Book Tag

I was tagged by the lovely audreywritesabroad for the Beauty and the Beast Book Tag –  perfect timing since the movie adaptation is now in theatres! I cannot wait to see it…and I’m especially looking forward to see the magnificent library that I have dreamt about since I was a kid! So thank you so much Audrey! […]

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KAZ BREKKER // A Playlist

Kaz Brekker. Dirtyhands. Lieutenant of the Dregs.  My all-time favourite character deserved a playlist. So that’s what I did. May these songs call out to the words on those red-tainted pages and make him materialise next to me ….oh how I wish…. Human // Rag’n’Bone Man Ain’t No Grave // Johnny Cash Beat The Devil’s Tattoo // […]

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2017 Book Releases

It’s a new year, which means a plethora of new books to look forward to, ready to indulge our literary fancies. So I have made a list of my most anticipated book releases that have given me something to look forward to this year. Honestly this year does not disappoint and that’s just from reading […]

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Music.

‘Where words fail, music speaks’. – Hans Christian Anderson What word would best describe my music taste? If I wanted to be brief I would probably say eclectic, but it is usually a mix of indie, alternative and rock. Sometimes I can also be in the mood for classical and movie soundtracks. Basically if a […]

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