Spelling Heart in Books

Hello everybody! I almost forgot to write this, because I’ve had a very busy and tiring few days, but here we are at the eleventh hour, with a new spelling out a word in books post. Onto the post!

H is for… Hazel Hill is Gonna Win This One– this is such a powerful and important, yet also engaging and funny, middle grade contemporary about sexual assault and using your voice to stand up for what’s right. SUCH a fab book!!

E is for… Ellie Pillai is Brown– this was a great YA contemporary, with music references that made my heart happy and a lovely romance.

A is for… a Kind of Spark – Elle McNicoll is one of my favourite authors, and her debut was the wonderful start of our love affair. I can’t wait for the TV adaptation this spring!

R is for… Rainbow Grey- I thought I’d have used this in a similar post before, but apparently not. I loved the first in this series about a world where people can control weather, and badly need to read the others in the trilogy.

T is for… the Three Dahlias- I love a murder mystery, as you likely know! This one about three actresses who have played the same iconic detective is incredibly fun, with excellent twists and a brilliant dénoument.

This word was suggested by… my boyfriend! Is this his first official blog mention? I think it might be. I thought this was a very cute choice. I’d link you to his social media, but he barely has any.

Thank you so much for reading! Do you have any words to suggest for this project? What are your thoughts on the books I’ve chosen? Do you know what your picks would be? I’d love to chat in the comments!

Amy xx


Spelling Purple in Books

Hello everybody! So, last year I did a post every single month where I spelled out months with book titles, and I wanted to keep the tradition going but change things up a bit.

I’ve asked friends and followers for some suggestions and have a couple but need more, so if you see this please do send one in! Anyway, onto our first word of the year, purple!

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Spelling December in Books

Hello everybody! God, can you believe it’s hogmanay? I can’t, especially as it means the end of blogmas too. Onto the post, which is finishing off the spelling months in books series. Stay tuned for the replacement I have planned in 2023!

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Spelling November in Books

Hello everybody! Today, I’m back with the penultimate installment in the spelling months with books series, for my birth month November. Onto the post!

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Spelling October in Books

Hello everybody! Today, I’m doing another post in the spelling is fun series, and this time it’s October’s turn. I’m quite sad to be running out of months, so keep any eye out for me crowsourcing next year’s words soon… Onto the post!

O is for… Orla and the Wild Hunt– this is a beautiful middle grade about Irish mythology and grief and family, and it’s one of the best things I’ve read this year; I especially loved the pooka. Also, the David Dean cover is BEAUTIFUL, so it’s just as gorgeous to look at as it is to read

C is for… Clementine Florentine– this is such a fun, adorable middle grade contemporary comedy that celebrates the power of poetry. I actually credit it with being the thing that made me start reading more, alongside my adoration of Ella Risbridger. Now I’m never DONE sharing Instagram poetry to my story, tbh…

T is for… Twice Hexed– this is the sequel to one of my favourite YA books ever, and if anything, I think it might even have been slightly better than the original Hexed. They’re hilarious and feminist and full of magic; I need a third one, like, yesterday.

O is for… Once Upon a Fever– I really liked the Ash House by the author, which was a very odd little book, and this one is also quite odd, but the world is brilliantly imagined and brought to life. I love the spooky, dystopian vibes it had going on too!

B is for… Beyond the Mountains– another spectacular sequel! This absolutely blew my mind last year- it was such an incredibly vivid and well told story with amazing twists and turns, and I’m so excited the 3rd book has just come out.

E is for… the Ex Hex– this was a very recent read for me- I read it while on an overnight trip! It’s such a cute, fun, sexy witch romance book, and I have discovered this year that witchy romance books REALLY do it for me, on account of the fact I’ve read two and given both 5 glowing stars.

R is for… Radha and Jai’s Recipe for Romance– this is a YA romance I read last year, and I really liked it. I definitely have to get to the other books by the author someday- she has another YA from like 2019 and also a new adult one everyone is raving about.

Thank you so much for reading! Have you read any of the books I’ve mentioned, or are you planning to? Which books would you have chosen? I’d love to chat in the comments!

Amy xx

Spelling September in Books

Hello everybody! Today, I’m back with post 9 in the spelling the month in books series, and I’m honestly really sad we only have three left! Even though I know I’m planning a replacement series…! Anyway, onto the post!

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Spelling Out August in Books

Hello everybody! Today, I have another installment of the spelling out series, and this time the word is , even though it is now in fact a different month. Onto the post!

A is for… Amber Undercover– I read this super fun story about a girl becoming a spy around this time last year, and I’d actually really love it to be a series because I wanna see the characters again! It’s a bit like Geek Girl, but obviously with spies, and it’s such a good time.

U is for… the Unadoptables– I read this last year, and it’s such a great debut from Hana Tooke. It’s about a group of children deemed “unadoptable” and what happens when they’re then adopted by a man with nefarious intentions. The setting is wonderful and there’s a gorgeous found family vibe!

G is for… Giant– this was a very recent read for me, and you’ll be seeing my review of it soon so I don’t want to give all my thoughts away, but it feels like quite a different book from Nicola Skinner and I was so pleased I still absolutely loved it. U is for…

Uki and the Outcasts– this is the first book in the second trilogy of the Five Realms series, and Uki is such an amazing character that you just fall in love with him instantly. It has some really lovely messages about not fitting in as well.

S is for… the Star Spun Web- this seems especially timely given that Sinéad announced her new book is out in February next year, and this is my favourite of hers so far. It’s such a clever, unique fantasy story and the cover is ridiculously gorgeous.

T is for… the Twyford Code– this is Janice Hallett’s second book, and it’s just as twisty and brilliant and addictive as her first. She’s fast becoming one of my very favourite mystery writers!!

Thank you so much for reading! Which books would you have chosen for these letters? Do you have any thoughts on the books I’ve picked? I’d love to chat in the comments!

Amy xx

Spelling May in Books

Hello everybody! Today, I’m back with another post spelling out the month, but this time I’ve also added the word spring because 3 letters just didn’t seem long enough for a post. Anyway, let’s get into it!

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