This morning was hard

This morning was hard

Today is a perfect example of what living with a disabling chronic illness is like. I now go to the gym 3-4 times a week (day on, day off, day on, etc) in order to try and get some control back. It’s painful, but it helps, physically and mentally. The gym days are easy: endorphins … Continue reading

The Crown’s Game, by Evelyn Skye

The Crown’s Game, by Evelyn Skye

Title: The Crown’s Game (The Crown’s Game #1) Author: Evelyn Skye Publisher: Balzer+Bray Publication date: 17th May 2016 (US) 30th June 2016 (UK) Rating: ★★★★★ The Crown’s Game, by Evelyn Skye, is another Truthwitch (by Susan Dennard). Not that they have anything at all in common—which they don’t, as it happens—but rather that this book is … Continue reading

False Hearts, by Laura Lam

False Hearts, by Laura Lam

Title: False Hearts Author: Laura Lam Publisher: Macmillan Publication date: 16th June 2016 Rating: ★★★★★ False Hearts, by Laura Lam, is an exciting sci-fi thriller that explores the ideas of brain-hacking, lucid dreaming and the deep, dark world of organised crime and corruption in a city that is perfect on the outside. Where flesh parlours are a … Continue reading

Painsomnia and Staying Up All Night

Painsomnia and Staying Up All Night

It’s late early and I’m at my desk, awake, listening to music on loop (headphones mean I get to rock out, loud, even at ungodly times of the day/night), and trying to just make it past 7am, which is the time that I generally consider an all-nighter a success. It’s not a voluntary all-nighter, not … Continue reading

The Diviners, by Libba Bray [The Diviners #1]

The Diviners, by Libba Bray [The Diviners #1]

Title: The Diviners (The Diviners #1) Author: Libba Bray Publisher: Little, Brown for Young Readers Publication date: 12th September 2012 Rating: ★★★★★ The Diviners, by Libba Bray, invites us to a sumptuous big city adventure in 1920s New York, where Evie O’Neill is soon to be the talk of the town. Flapper and party girl Evie’s unique … Continue reading

[Product review] Leschi Fox Warming Pillow

[Product review] Leschi Fox Warming Pillow

Item: Leschi Fox Warming Pillow Colour: Midnight Purchased: Amazon.co.uk (also available from leschi.de (please note that this site is in German!) Price: £24.99 Rating: 4/5 The funniest thing about purchasing a microwaveable warming pillow (though it can be heated in the oven… but this just doesn’t seem a great idea to me!) is that, prior to … Continue reading