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The Martian by Andy Weir

Publisher: Random House UK ISBN: 9780091956134 Provided by Netgalley I didn’t expect to like this novel as much as I did. Don’t get me wrong, I am open to reading everything and anything. But after I watched Interstellar and Gravity (even though I know that this novel came first) I figured that adventures in space weren’t really my…

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The Monster Goddess Book Club: June Review

This is the sixth review of the Monster Goddess Book Club, a collaboration with The Book Goddess. You can still participate in reading along with us in July! Each month has a theme, so you can either read our choice of choose your own. July’s theme is to ‘Read a book with a theatre adaptation’ so we…

Tea with Tash segment

Tea With Tash Episode | 29

Welcome back to Tea With Tash, a segment on The Bookie Monsters where I talk about all the things currently happening in my life or the world, all with a cup of tea in hand. Grab yourself a cuppa and read away! This week has been my favourite week of all time. Not only has…

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Independent Bookshop Crawl 2015

For the last two years, IndieBound UK and Books are my Bag have come together to champion indie bookshops throughout a week in June. This year’s theme is to #giveabook which was perfect if you wanted to treat Dad, as Father’s Day fell conveniently in Indie Book Week. As mine isn’t much of a reader, I…

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Book Subscription Boxes

So I’ve been hearing a lot recently about bookish subscription boxes and I’ve found that the majority of them are US based, so shipping costs to the UK are close to about £20. On top of a £30 subscription box, it doesn’t appear to be worth the money, even though some of the items included…

The Scorch Trials BOOK REVIEW

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

Although I love writing reviews for books I have been given for free (obviously) it is nice to get through my own stash, of books whether brand new or collecting dust on my shelf for a while. I picked up all of The Maze Runner series last year for £9.99 and read the first book after I…