‘Dive in and make a splash…’

Good morning everybody! I am super excited to be part of the official blog tour for Libby Page’s debut novel, The Lido. Blurb Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her…

‘If I only had a heart…’

Good evening all! Today I will be reviewing Sarah Winman’s new book Tin Man. Blurb This is almost a love story. Ellis and Michael are twelve when they first become friends, and for a long time it is just the two of them, cycling the streets of Oxford, teaching themselves how to swim, discovering poetry,…

“Just in time for tea…”

Happy Mother’s Day! You’re just in time for tea! Running with that theme, I have put together a post recommending some books for all the mum’s out there! No matter what you like to read, I think there’s something in this pile that will take your fancy! So sit back, relax, make a cuppa, and…

“We run the world…GIRLS!”

Happy International Women’s Day 2018! Narrowing down women writers to do a post is such a hard task (and so it should be!) so instead, below are a selection of quotes from some wonderful female writers inspiring the next generation. 18 quotes for 2018! “A word after a word after a word is power.” –…

“You’re timeless to me…”

Happy Sunday everyone! It’s been a long week- put your feet up, make a cuppa (That’s English for make a cup of tea!) and indulge yourself in a good book! I have a ton of new releases I cannot wait to share with you! I have been given ARC copies to review and have a…

“Pennywise for your thoughts…”

DUN DUN DUUUUUUUN! The final book in my KING COUNTDOWN is revealed! What other book could it be? ‘IT’! What’s IT 😉 about? “To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine was just their home town: familiar, well-ordered for the most part. A good place to live….

“Get busy living, or get busy dying…”

Hi everyone! With Halloween fast approaching I thought I’d do a countdown of my top 3 Stephen King books! Now, I must confess- if you’re not a fan of Stephen king, you may not like this post- BUT WAIT! I bet I can change your mind. To start off, I’ve got quite a mellow book…

“Just in time for tea… and TBR!”

Afternoon all! Bit of a different post today! The book blog- Darque Dreamer Reads did a marvelous post regarding the TBR (To be read books) tag and was wonderful enough to mention my blog and tag me to also do a post on TBR! At first I was so excited about the tag and then I actually…

“Reach for the stars…”

Hello everyone! Hope everyone is enjoying the sunny weather (or not if you’re me and are greeted with rain most days… perfect weather for reading though!) Today I am reviewing a YA author requested book- ‘The All-stars: Teen Rock Sensation’, the first book by author Sydney Faith. Thank you Sydney for asking me to review…

“Snap out of it!”

“You have 6 seconds to read this message” Hello! It’s nearly the end of Books Beyond The Story’s crime month special! Only two books to go! Today’s book is ‘Watch Me’ by Angela Clarke. The story revolves around a police force; Nasreen and Freddy are on the hunt for a killer that murders teenagers making…

“21 and under!”

Hello book lovers, readers, people who have randomly stumbled upon my blog… welcome! I have a special post today as it’s my birthday this week! “21 books to read before you’re 21” Here are my 21 must reads before you turn 21! I have included a whole range of my well-loved books, even some from…

“‘Homie’ is where the heart is”

Hello again! Books beyond the story here ready to give you another review on my blog! Today’s review is ‘Homie. Lover. Friend’ by Shawn Thompson. The author contacted me giving me a free copy of his book in exchange for a free review. The review: I started to read this book and was instantly intrigued. The…