I finished Beautiful Creatures over Christmas so decided to tackle my growing TBR pile in the New Year! You can check out what I thought of Beautiful Creatures here. My latest read is Alexandra Christo's To Kill a Kingdom, and this post is about how I'm finding it so far. Why this book? While I am one of … Continue reading The Book You Should Be Reading Right Now
Silence filled the cell as we processed the conversation. The lack of light suggested it was still night outside. I wondered how long we had been talking for and how long it would take the guards to return. Nobody would be looking for me, they were all too busy with their plots and planning. We … Continue reading Chapter Seven: The Final Trial
I made it to the middle of the challenge! Today marks day 15 of 31 which means we are due a mid-point review. As this is my first 30 day challenge, I will be sharing how I have managed to keep up with it, how I feel about continuing it, and what I will do … Continue reading 5 Things I Have Learned From the First Half of a 30 Day Challenge
There were only two kinds of people in our town. "The stupid and the stuck,"... "The ones who are bound to stay or too dumb to go. Everyone else finds a way out." Beautiful Creatures is one of my favourite films. I loved it for its magic, its fantasy, its story of love, but more … Continue reading Beautiful Creatures: A Review
My time spent tossing and turning that night was in vain as the news that woke the Palace in the early hours of the morning would overshadow even my mother's rage. I had barely drifted off for five minutes when a piercing scream pulled me from my sheets. I grabbed my robe and rushed after … Continue reading Chapter Six: Murder on the Winter Terrace
The 30 day challenge is something that is used a lot usually to cement a new habit, make a lifestyle change, or achieve a goal. If you google the phrase, you tend to find a series of workout regimes and weight loss advice. My kind of 30 day challenge is one I have designed myself, … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge – Can You Keep Up?
It's the first weekend of the New Year and I'm wondering if you've managed to stick to your New Year's Resolutions over the past five days. Did you get up early this morning and go to the gym like you promised your other half when you bought the membership? Did you stick to soda and … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Aren’t Sticking To Your New Year’s Resolutions
As I rose to my feet and looked around, courtiers stared at me with mouths covered and eyes wild with fear. I caught a glimpse of my mother clutching my father's arm as he rested a shaking palm on Alicante's head. The beautiful hound panted loudly but remained motionless. As Griffin stepped towards me I … Continue reading Chapter Five: Family Matters
Happy New Year! It's finally 2019 and by international annual tradition we are all granted a do-over. It doesn't matter if you didn't achieve your goals or stick to last year's resolutions, we can just make new ones! And if you're like me and cannot stick to a resolution for toffee, you might be interested … Continue reading Happy New Year!
I tried to run forwards to Griffin's side but my mother's hands wrapped around my arm, yanking me back to my place. Wordlessly, she dug her nails into my skin and we both watched as my father declared Francis the winner and called for medics. The scene blurred past me as if I weren't a … Continue reading Chapter Four: Inconsistent Identity