Five Books That Remind Me of George Ezra Songs

Hello everybody! Today, I’m going to be doing a post about two of my very favourite things in the world- George Ezra and books, and specifically books that remind me of George Ezra songs. This was a little bit trickier than previous similar posts since George has less albums and also because I imagine full plots for almost all his songs in my head (can someone please reassure me that isn’t weird?), but I’m really pleased with what I came up with and it gave me a very good excuse to listen to him in the name of research. Anyway, onto the post!


The Flatshare– I could have picked just about any romance for Paradise, because it is about the feeling of love rather than a super specific love story, but I’ve went for this because of my favourite line in the whole thing, which if you’ve been paying very close attention you might know “I know you’ve heard it from those other boys, but this time it’s real, it’s something that I feel” and I think that fits Tiffy and Leon in a really beautiful way, because her ex was emotionally abusive and falling for Leon is so different for her. It’s a gorgeous book, and it deserves a link to such a gorgeous song in my mind.

Beautiful Broken Things/Fierce Fragile Hearts– I love Suzanne from these books, and I think Breakaway is perfect for her- my understanding of that song is that it’s about someone escaping an abusive situation, which is exactly what my beloved Suze is doing when we first meet her. The books are just amazing, and Breakway is one of the most underrated songs in existence. It makes me want to hug whoever it’s about just as much as I want to hug Suze as well!

Soulmates– this is the debut novel of Holly Bourne, who is now a well-deserved queen of YA, and I really enjoyed it. It reminds me of the Beautiful Dream not only because I interpret that song as being about finding a soulmate, but also because of one line that asks if the grass of Eden is overrated- aka is finding your soulmate overrated? Both the song and the book are brilliant. Also, can we talk for a second about how George Ezra’s girlfriend features on this and no one seems to have noticed?

The Curses– I can’t tell you a great deal about this book because you’ll enjoy it more if you go in as blind as a newborn kitten (read the Graces first though, or you’ll be confused out of your mind), but it has the same dark sense of humour and some similar themes to Did You Hear the Rain?, which always makes me laugh when I hear it now because it’s not a song people who only know George Ezra from radio would expect from him, I’m pretty sure.

The Longest Night of Charlie Noon-this is another one I can’t really tell you much about without spoiling it all, but it has huge themes of time passing, much like Cassy O (contrary to popular belief, it’s about time, NOT a girl). The song has some of George’s best writing, and the book is my favourite Christopher Edge to date.


What’s your favourite George Ezra song? Are there any books that remind you of one, and what do you think of my choices? I’d love to hear in the comments!

Amy x

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SLAY: On Tour Blog Tour- Kim Curran’s Writing Playlist

Hello everybody! Today, I’m thrilled to be sharing a guest post from Kim Curran, author of the fantastic Slay books, about her playlist for the book as today’s stop on the blog tour for her new release Slay: On Tour! Onto the post!

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Recommending Books to Winnie the Pooh Characters | Disney Recommendations #3

Hello everybody! Today, I’m going to be continuing on in my Disney recommendations posts, by recommending some stories for some of the inhabitants of the One Hundred Acre Woods, which I decided to do this month to celebrate it being release month for the Christopher Robin DVD, which means I can finally see it. Onto the post!


Winnie the Pooh– when I think of Pooh Bear, the first thing that comes to mind is the sort of nostalgic, whimsical feeling the stories featuring him carry, and that’s why I think he’d lovethe Children of Castle Rock. It really reminded me of classic adventure stories by authors such as Enid Blyton, and it also has really lovely yet complex friendships, which is another of my favourite features of Winnie the Pooh: the friendships between the characters are gorgeous.

Piglet– speaking of being a good friend, I think that’s the first thing that comes to mind for Piglet- he’s a great friend to everyone around him. I love a good best friend character, and I think my favourite ever is Nat from Geek Girl. She’s not perfect and she has her own stuff going on too and she and Harriet fall out sometimes, but when Harriet needs her, Nat is always there, no matter what. She’s a wonderful character, and I’d hope Piglet would enjoy seeing someone being as good a friend as he is.

Tigger– Tigger was the other tricky one, because how does one find a book as overwhelmingly joyous as Tigger? However, I think Alex Sparrow fits the bill- they’re boisterous and full of humour and happiness, just like Tigger, and I think they’d definitely appeal to him!

Eeyore– Eeyore was the hardest one of these to get right, because I think the first thing anyone thinks of about Eeyore is his misery, and I was really struggling to think of something for that trait. But then I remembered that as part of that, Eeyore is rather a pessimist- he always expects the worst to happen, and I realised a Pinch of Magic would be perfect for him. It’s about three sisters (who have generally pretty rubbish luck) trying to break their family curse, and while I won’t say what happens I think it would benefit Eeyore to read their story.

Rabbit– Rabbit is my very favourite of the gang, mainly because I think we’re super alike in personality, so his recommendation was super easy. You Only Live Once by Jess Vallance centres on a girl called Gracie realising there’s more to life than rigid organisation and perfection, and since Rabbit’s stories often focus on this I think this book would be great for him.

Kanga and Roo– Kanga and Roo are a mother and child pairing, so for their recommendation I decided to go for the Malory Towers books, as I remember having quite a few of those read to me by my mum and dad when I was a child, and the last 2 Pamela Cox additions particularly stand out because I was read a few chapters a day while I was in hospital after brain surgery. The chapters are often quite episodic, so they worked super well for having a few chapters read to you at a time. I think they’d be perfect for Kanga and Roo to share together.


Which books would you recommend to these characters? Have you read any that I’ve mentioned? I’d love to hear in the comments!

Amy x

5 Songs I Think Would Make Great Books

Hello everybody! Today, I’m going to be talking about some of the songs I think would make excellent books, which are, as I’ve noticed while typing this, mainly romance book premises- sorry not sorry, I love reading a good romance and these would be great ones! Onto the post!


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The My Life in Books Tag

Hello everybody! Today, I’m going to to be doing the My Life in Books tag, which I found on Exploration of Creation and thought would be fitting since it’s my birthday in a few days (which I have a birthday themed post for on the day). Onto the post!


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The Halloween Book Tag

Hello everybody! Today, I’m mixing up my posting schedule for the week, as I really wanted to do this post (which I found on Scorpio Book Dreams) in honour of it being Halloween today. Onto the post!


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Recommending Books to the Disney Princesses

Hello everybody! Today, I’m doing a post inspired by some blog posts/Booktube videos I’ve seen recently where people recommend books to people based on their Hogwarts house or recommend books to some of the biggest YouTube stars, and I decided I wanted to do something similar for Disney characters. I’m planning for this to be a series, and I’m starting off with the Disney Princesses! Onto the post!


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