Book Tags

The 90’s Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

I’M BACK! Okay okay I know I keep saying that, and this time I’m not promising anything because I am very on and off with blogging these days. I’m not sure what’s going on with me at the moment, so I’m sorry if my posts are infrequent but I’ll be trying my best to keep up!

I saw this tag over on Lorryn’s blog AGES ago and I thought I would do it because it sounds amazing. I was only born in 97 so it’s not like I have any memories of the 90s, but that doesn’t mean I still don’t love everything about the 90s!

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  1. Please, please, please steal this tag and spread it around!  I only ask that you link it back to The Literary Phoenix so that I can see everyone’s answers!
  2. Freeze tag was all the rage in the 90s.  Tag someone (or many) you think would have fun with this!
  3. Have fun!

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Pokemon:
Gotta Catch ’em All! The author you need every book from.

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Jay Kristoff – I need everything he has ever written, is currently writing, or will ever write!!

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Reviews

Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough // Review


Title: Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough

Rating: ★★★

Release: 17th May 2018

Synopsis: When you think you’re safe, YOU’RE NOT. When you think the past is over, IT ISN’T. When you think you know someone, YOU DON’T. When you think you’ve guessed this twist, YOU HAVEN’T. One moment will change three women’s lives forever.divider-2461548_1280

The new novel from bestseller Sarah Pinborough is here, and although slow at times it is 100% worth a read. Continue reading “Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough // Review”

Reviews

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides // Review


Title: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 7th February 2019

Synopsis: Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet – and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can’t bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain. Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then never speaks another word.

Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber is convinced he can successfully treat Alicia, where all others have failed. Obsessed with investigating her crime, his discoveries suggest Alicia’s silence goes far deeper than he first thought. And if she speaks, would he want to hear the truth?divider-2461548_1280

An exciting new mystery thriller that will leave you hooked from the very first page.

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BLOG TOUR: All The Lonely People by David Owen // Review


Title: All The Lonely People by David Owen

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 10th January 2019

Synopsis: Everyone tells Kat that her online personality – confident, funny, opinionated – isn’t her true self. Kat knows otherwise. The internet is her only way to cope with a bad day, chat with friends who get all her references, make someone laugh. But when she becomes the target of an alt-right trolling campaign, she feels she has no option but to Escape, Delete, Disappear. With her social media shut down, her website erased, her entire online identity void, Kat feels she has cut away her very core: without her virtual self, who is she? She brought it on herself. Or so Wesley keeps telling himself as he dismantles Kat’s world. It’s different, seeing one of his victims in real life and not inside a computer screen – but he’s in too far to back out now. As soon as Kat disappears from the online world, her physical body begins to fade and while everybody else forgets that she exists, Wesley realises he is the only one left who remembers her. Overcome by remorse for what he has done, Wesley resolves to stop her disappearing completely. It might just be the only way to save himself.divider-2461548_1280A moving book focusing on loneliness, social media and how the rise of the internet can quickly take over your life.

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Book Tags

Festive Christmas Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

Merry Christmas! I hope you had a wonderful day yesterday, and got everything you were hoping for! I thought I’d post another festive book tag, this time I saw it done by Ash from For The Love of Books and thought I’d join in!

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A fictional family you would like to spend christmas dinner with?

I’d love to spend it with the Lightwoods! Imagine how funny it would be having Jace, Magnus and Izzy around the Christmas table??
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Book Tags

Ten Lords A Leaping Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

Long time no see eh? If you hadn’t seen my tweets – I’d decided instead of doing Blogmas this year, I was going to take a break from blogging as it was getting a little much for me. I was starting to struggle a lot more with my mental health, and I needed to take a break.

I’m still on a kinda hiatus (I’ll return fully in January!), but I really wanted to do some Christmas book tags before it’s over!

My lovely Sarah from Book Hooked Nook created her own book tag, and tagged me in it! Thank you Sarah! The images of the questions she also created – go give her some love!

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Stocking - a book that is full of surprises.

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Honestly I’ve read a lot of books with surprises – but this one takes the crown! I was so surprised by how emotional this book was, and how much I ended up loving it!
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Reviews

BLOG TOUR: Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend // Review

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Title:
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 13th November 2018

Synopsis: The captivating and heart-pounding sequel to the New York Times bestselling and #1 Kids’ Indie Next Pick Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, as heroine Morrigan battles a new evil. Morrigan Crow and her best friend Hawthorne Swift are now proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, but life is far from perfect. Does Morrigan have what it takes to prove that she belongs in the Society?divider-2461548_1280

Welcome back to the Wunderous world of Nevermoor. If you thought the first book was good, get ready for the journey of a lifetime.

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BLOG TOUR: Halcyon by Rio Youers // Review


Title: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 23rd October 2018

Synopsis: Halcyon is the answer for anyone who wants to escape, but paradise isn’t what it seems. A self-sustaining community on a breathtakingly beautiful island, Halcyon is run for people who want to live without fear, crime or greed. Its leader has dedicated her life to the pursuit of Glam Moon, a place of eternal beauty and healing, and believes the pathway there can only be found at the end of pleasure. On the heels of tragedy, Martin Lovegrove moves his family to Halcyon. A couple of months, he tells himself, to retreat from the chaos and grind. Yet he soon begins to suspect there is something beneath Halcyon s perfect veneer. As the founder captivates his young family, Martin sets out to discover the truth of the island, however terrible it might be, where something so perfect hides unimaginable darkness beneath…divider-2461548_1280

A creepy and eerie novel with brilliant storytelling, and a premise that proves that heaven can sometimes be hell.

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