Autumnal book recommendations and my favourite cosy reads

So I am back with a more general book recommendation list for the colder months and cosy season. These are some of my faves and there are quite a few non-fiction on list list as I always embrace the academic vibes that I get at this time of year.

It’s spooky season so time for some Halloween reading recommendations

It is the Halloween season 🎃🎃🎃 So I thought I would trawl my bookshelves to see what spooky books I could recommend to read over this season 📚

October Book Haul

So I’ve been in a few bookshops this October and thought I’d show you what I picked up! Christy Anne Jones’ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/aileaux Darling Desi’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DarlingDesi Music by Eann Grimm Edited in Premier Pro

Book Review of The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

 The Girl of Ink and Stars is a story of a child’s adventure into an unexplored world with nothing but her heart and the stars to guide her. It is a tale of friendship, family, danger and a hint of magic.  The main character is a girl named Isabella who has always dreamed of theContinue reading “Book Review of The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave”

Harmony, symphony and Starlight

We danced upon the ocean And swam among the clouds Dreams and visions enlightened and submerged The water was living within your gaze The sky was in mine As separate as day and night And just as joined Reaching towards the moon Whilst hiding from the sun Its light is too bright for me toContinue reading “Harmony, symphony and Starlight”

Beauty in damnation

There is beauty in damnation. The purity of corruption and the childishness of sin. Looking for the next problem to pull ourselves closer to the darkness. Closer to home. Vanity is beauty Damnation is pride The two are so closely linked that they are often intertwined. One was the fallen Icarus. The other shining Narcissus.Continue reading “Beauty in damnation”

The Siren

The beeping was intense; she couldn’t open her eyes from the pain. One, two, three minutes later, just as she thought her head was going to explode, it stopped. She almost preferred the siren. Eerie silence rang out in the room and down the ward. Easing herself upright, she stood from her bed on shakyContinue reading “The Siren”

Level One

“You won’t touch her again if you know what’s good for you!” He yelled, holding the woman behind her. The woman in question groaned and tried to pull her boyfriend back into the pub. “Come on Sam, don’t start” Sam shrugged her off and stared me down. “I didn’t touch anyone!” I shot back, andContinue reading “Level One”