Title: Does My Head Look Big In This? Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah Genre: YA Contemporary Format: Audiobook Completed: 14th June 2017 Goodreads Rating: 3 stars Blurb: School is tough enough without throwing a hijab into the mix... Amal is a 16-year-old Melbourne teen with all the usual obsessions about boys, chocolate and Cosmo magazine. She's also a Muslim, struggling to honour the … Continue reading Rachel Reviews: Does My Head Look Big In This?
I can't quite believe round 2 is already over. The past 80 days have flown by far too quickly, if you ask me. Still, here we are, at the end of the round, which means it's time to wrap up and see how much I've managed to achieve since April! (Spoiler: a fair amount). Begin … Continue reading Round 2 2017 Wrap Up – ROW80
This is the second time in a row that I've actually posted a WIPpet ON Wednesday that corresponds to the date. I should get some sort of prize or something. The secret, it turns out, is scheduling these posts in advance. Who would have thought I could actually be so organised?! Of course, none of this … Continue reading Renegade Studying – WIPpet Wednesday
Well, there are officially 3 days left of Round 2. Seeing as the round finishes before the end of the month, there's a bit of a split between my Round 2 goals and my June goals (seeing as my June goals continue all the way until June 30th). This means I'll still be posting a … Continue reading The Final Push – ROW80
Title: City of Bones Author: Cassandra Clare Genre: Urban Fantasy Format: Ebook/PDF Completed: 14th June 2017 Goodreads rating: 4 stars Blurb: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder—much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears … Continue reading Rachel Reviews: City of Bones
Here we are, other WIPpet Wednesday. If you've stumbled across this by accident, welcome. WIPpet Wednesday is a weekly blog hop where a whole bunch of writers share snippets from their current works in progress that correspond in some way to the date. Today, in an extraordinary use of actual WIPpet math, we have 20 … Continue reading A Meeting – WIPpet Wednesday
Well, we're 10 days out from finishing round 2 of ROW80. I don't know about you, but I feel like this round has just flown by, leaving me slightly bewildered in its wake. That said, I've still got 10 days to smash things out, which is exactly what I (hopefully) plan to do. This week … Continue reading Winding Down or Picking Up? – ROW80 Check In