Book Haul: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue.

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First off, how awesome is that title? I’m quite proud that my little brain came up with that, and it totally fits as well! 😛 Much more interesting than just book haul don’t ya think?

Ok, so the book ban is well and truly desecrated. How long did I last? *checks blog* Well I announced it May 19th 2012 so that’s *counts on fingers* not even three months!!!! *hangs head in shame*. And since the ban I’ve only gotten three books off my TBR pile so ummm…..yeah, the Maths doesn’t add up, I’m actually worse off than when I started. But you know what? I’ve never been all that fond of Maths.

So errr, ignoring my pathetic failure, lets move on to the books, because we all love the books! That’s why we’re here right?

Something Old:
I went into town with a bookish friend of mine and we spent about two hours just looking around Waterstones. After a thorough rummage (in which I found a beautiful hardback copy of The Complete Sherlock Holmes but made myself put it back because of the price) he told me about these two second hand book shops a short walk away. So of course, I had to go and investigate! Continue reading

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen Review 3/5

Overall Impression: A good solid read, but with a few kinks to work out.

I picked this book out from the Library excitedly, having read one of Sarah Dessen’s previous books ‘The Truth About Forever’  which I really enjoyed. And thankfully, Lock and Key didn’t disappoint…..

“ Ruby Cooper likes to expect the worst. That way, she’s never disappointed. Abandoned by her mother and forced to leave the house she calls home, Ruby is facing too many changes. Her world has been transformed into a life of luxury by her long-lost sister, but all Ruby wants to do is leave – she can make it on her own. Even Nate, the gorgeous boy next door, can’t seem to change her mind.
Will Ruby realise first impressions don’t always count? And that sometimes, people can surprise you, so it’s OK to let the closest ones in…. ” Continue reading