Books I Read in September

Can you believe September is already over?! I can’t. For me, it was a month of new beginnings, new adventures… and reading! I’m not sure if I’ve ever read as much in September before, which is testament to all the time I seem to have on my hands now, as well as feeling happier than I ever have before. I’ve developed my reading tastes so much in the last few months, and this has renewed my passion for reading in the best way possible. It’s lovely! The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan The first book I read in September was The Lover’s…

REVIEW: Love Hurts, edited by Malorie Blackman

Recently I’ve loved reading anthologies, such as My True Love Gave To Me, edited by Stephanie Perkins, so when I came across Love Hurts I knew I wanted to read it. To say I was disappointed would be an understatement. Here are just a few reasons why: The majority of the book was made up of extracts from already existing books, and not new short stories. I had read lots of the books already so there was no need to read the extracts for many of them, and I also had no interest in reading the extracts of the other books.…

REVIEW: My True Love Gave to Me by Stephanie Perkins

I was incredibly excited when a copy of My True Love Gave to Me popped through my door. Firstly because the cover that greets you is beautiful and secondly due to the amazing authors whose short stories are included. Edited by Stephanie Perkins (author of Anna and the French Kiss), My True Love Gave to Me is a festive-themed anthology, featuring short stories written by authors such as Rainbow Rowell, Laini Taylor and David Levithan. Each story is uniquely tailored to the author’s individual style so whilst they may not be writing in their usual style, their original stamp is still…

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Hi! I'm Lucy Powrie, a book blogger and YouTuber from the UK. I have a wild obsession with the Brontë sisters, love reading YA books, and have lots and lots of guinea pigs. My favourite books include Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, and Magus of Stonewylde by Kit Berry.

I'm the creator and host of #UKYAChat, a weekly Twitter chat hosted every Friday at 8pm UK Time, and am represented by Lauren Gardner at Bell Lomax Moreton.