Book Review | Solitaire by Alice Oseman

⭐⭐⭐(3/5) Contains potential spoilers for Heartstopper Vol. 1-4 and This Winter TW: depression, self harm, suicidal thoughts Note: I believe that Oseman is releasing a newly edited version of Solitaire, so I'm not sure what changes there will be compared to the edition that I read. As the school year begins, a blog called Solitaire … Continue reading Book Review | Solitaire by Alice Oseman

Book Review | This Winter by Alice Oseman

⭐⭐⭐⭐✨(4.5/5)TW: mental health, eating disorder, homophobiaContains potential spoilers for Heartstopper Vol. 1-4This Winter is a Solitaire/Heartstopper universe novella that focuses on the Spring siblings, Tori, Charlie, and Oliver, during one Christmas. This particular winter has been difficult for the Spring family, and Christmas doesn't make all worries disappear. So, when family start arriving, how will … Continue reading Book Review | This Winter by Alice Oseman

Exploring Non-alcoholic Drinks | J2O Spritz – Pear and Raspberry

Rating: solid 8/10, potentially higher Note: This drink is even better if stored in the fridge before drinking. A J2O is a classic drink and the Orange and Passionfruit J2O has been a favourite of mine for a long time. Their 'Spritz' range may not seem that fancy, but the taste is what really matters … Continue reading Exploring Non-alcoholic Drinks | J2O Spritz – Pear and Raspberry

Audiobook Review | This Lovely City by Louise Hare, read by Karise Yansen and Theo Solomon

⭐⭐⭐⭐✨(4.5/5)TW: racism, death of child, rapeSet in post-war Britain, after the arrival of the Empire Windrush, This Lovely City follows Lawrie as he navigates his new life in London. Lawrie has found a home, work and has fallen for his neighbour, Evie, but a terrible discovery is going to bring up secrets, bad feelings, and … Continue reading Audiobook Review | This Lovely City by Louise Hare, read by Karise Yansen and Theo Solomon

Book Review | Heartstopper Vol. 3 by Alice Oseman

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐(5/5)Contains spoilers for Vol. 1 & 2TW: homophobia, mental health, eating disorder, self harmFollowing on from where we left off, Nick and Charlie are together, but will they feel comfortable with other people knowing?I liked that Oseman gives us Nick's diary as a recap of what we need to know before this volume, I think … Continue reading Book Review | Heartstopper Vol. 3 by Alice Oseman

Audiobook Review | The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver, narrated by Olivia Vinall

⭐⭐⭐⭐(4/5)TW: death, grief, miscarriage Lydia and Freddie have been together since they were teenagers, and now they are engaged and preparing for their wedding day. However, when tragedy strikes and Freddie dies in a car accident, Lydia is lost. Her life with Freddie was planned out - how can she continue without him? Then, she … Continue reading Audiobook Review | The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver, narrated by Olivia Vinall

Book Review | The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn

⭐⭐⭐⭐(4/5)TW: death of parent, grief, trauma, injury detailAlthough I didn't love the first book in the Bridgerton series as much as I had hoped, I heard good things about the second book and I am really glad that I continued with the series.The second book in the Bridgerton series follows the eldest Bridgerton son, Anthony, … Continue reading Book Review | The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn

Book Review | Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐(5/5) Contains spoilers for Vol. 1 TW: homophobia, bullying, biphobia, eating disorder Following on from volume 1, Charlie certainly has feelings for Nick, but how does Nick feel? Although I read this volume straight after I finished volume 1, there is a diary entry at the beginning to provide a little recap and I think … Continue reading Book Review | Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman