Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan

Tangleweed and BrineTangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan

Publisher: Little Island Books

Publication date: September 7, 2017

Category: YA

Genre: Fairytale, feminist,


Tangled tales of earth, salty tales of water

Bewitched retellings of thirteen classic fairy-tales with brave and resilient heroines. Tales of blood and intrigue, betrayal and enchantment from a leading Irish YA author.

With 13 stunning black and white illustrations by new Irish illustrator Karen Vaughan.

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My Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Another year, another list of amazing books to read. Last year was a great year for young adult books: The Hate U Give, Release, Strange the Dreamer, and Warcross are just a few books I was obsessed with. I have high expectations for this year, especially as I am eagerly awaiting sequels but also because one of my favourite feminist authors (yes, Louise O’Neill of course) is releasing two books this year – a feminist retelling of a classic fairytale and a debut adult novel! In 2017 my Goodreads challenge was 30+ books, and I ended up reading 34 books (not too bad); in 2018 I plan on reading 40+ books. Here is a list of a few books I am most excited to read this year:

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Reading Habits Tag

Since this is a new blog (under a year) I am still figuring out what I would like to blog about and how colloquial I want my posts. Recently, I have decided I need more balance between reviews and blog posts, which is why I have decided to do a book tag: reading habits. I have compiled a list of random reading questions and I plan to post more book tags in the future, maybe a books to movies tag? I would also love to read some of your weird and wonderful reading habits in the comments below. Happy reading!

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Books to Read in Autumn 2017

Autumn is the perfect season for reading. The autumnal colours, the weather, a Starbucks pumpkin-spiced latte and snuggling up to a great book is bliss. Now that summer has – unfortunately – ended its time to tackle that pile of books that has – somehow – grew in size (if you know what I mean). With shorter evenings quickly approaching, I have compiled a list of September/October new releases to keep you busy this autumn.

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Reading Slump. . .

Lately, I’ve been in a reading slump! I’m so tired, busy – basically I’m moping – that I’ve decided to write a blog post about the reason I fell in love with stories and why I’m in a reading slump. My hope is to motivate myself to get back into the swing – or page turning – of things.

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