annika

I'm a strange one. Books and bookish people are my favourite things.

About Me

Impromptu hiatus

Hello lovelies! You may or may not have noticed that I disappeared rather suddenly about two weeks ago. I'm here to apologise! (I'm also getting around to going through comments, I'm just really slow at it!) I'm so sorry about the radio silence. Things have been pretty stressful lately, and

I can't deal with drama (even in the bookish community)

Hello my lovelies! It's been a while since the last bookish confessions post, so here we go! I was talking to LaLa a month or so ago after she had a negative experience with someone on GoodReads. It made me think (- that's right. My brain was doing stuff for

blog tours

Freedom Matthews interview | blog tour

Synopsis for Inherited If saying 'I love you' meant death, would you still say it? The Wilted Rose, of faery-tale and folklore, is a pirate ship filled with unfortunate souls-each forbidden to love. One such soul is Valencia 'Lennie' Roux. Raised in a brothel and an heir to a curse;

Reviews

The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief | supernatural mystery

Synopsis Should you find yourself in need of a discreet investigation into any sort of mystery, crime or puzzling circumstances, think of Jesperson and Lane . . . For several years Miss Lane was companion, amanuensis, collaborator and friend to the lady known to the Psychical Society only as Miss X - until

Sunday Post

the Sunday Post: in which we've moved

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme for sharing our news, and plans for the next week, hosted by the wonderful Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Hello little bookish narwhals! Busy week - the blog has moved which is fun, but for some reason most of my comments haven't migrated so

Reviews

And I Darken | too many awesome things to mention

Synopsis No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless

Just a little update for you... NEW BLOG?!

So... I'm excited! ...What do you mean you already knew that? I thought I was keeping it cool! I'm still tweaking things around the new site but I just could not wait to get away from blogger. That sounded mean. It was just a hassle to format posts! And to

Sunday Post

the Sunday Post: in which the new blog is almost ready. almost!

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme for sharing our news, and plans for the next week, hosted by the wonderful Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Hello my bookish narwhal friends! I'm really very nearly done with the new website - which is why the blog has been so quiet this

#Azdiverse

Readathon Time! #AZdiverse +giveaway!

Starting tomorrow (or whenever you're ready!), we're going to be reading diverse, and we would love for you to join us! We're kind of letting you define 'diverse' for yourself a little bit, but here's a few ideas: LGBTQ+, mental health, people of colour, diverse backgrounds... There's a lot of

Sunday Post

the Sunday Post: in which we don't think about politics

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme for sharing our news, and plans for the next week, hosted by the wonderful [email protected] Book Reviewer Hello my lovely little narwhal friends! I'm currently in London (and heading to Cambridge later today to meet the BFF) so it's basically a mini