Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: All The Bad Apples by MoΓ―ra Fowley-Doyle

All The Bad Apples (UK).jpegAll The Bad Apples (US).jpegThis is a review that I don’t know how to write. This is a book that I don’t know how to describe. MoΓ―ra is an author that I don’t know how to praise. This story. Just wow.

I was sent this book by the publisher in return for an honest review. I was also subsequently invited to take part in the blog tour.


⚠️ Homophobia from the start, sexism, discussions of rape, child abuse, violence, abortion & the illegality of abortion in Ireland, child death, & other themes that may cause upset ⚠️

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YALC & LFCC 2019 – Part One

YALC letters.pngThis year was my fourth time visiting the Young Adult Literature Convention (or, YALC), the bookish section of London Film & Comicon (or, LFCC). However, this year was very different from my previous three visits – the biggest difference was that IΒ didn’tΒ go on my own this year, but I also spent a lot of my time in LFCC this year, as the YALC line-up didn’t excite me as much as usual.

This was initially going to be one big post, but I ranted too much, so I’ve separated it in two – today I’m going to talk about YALC & tomorrow I’m going to talk about LFCC (my Sum-Up Sunday post for July will be next week instead).


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Spellbook of the Lost & Found by Moira Fowley-Doyle

SpellbookSpellbook of the Lost & Found is a story of friendship, love, trust, loss, lies, belief & magic. It revolves around two groups of teenagers who come across a handwritten spellbook; both groups of teenagers end up casting a spell for lost things, for a handful of different reasons, but as the saying goes,Β be careful what you wish for.

Trigger Warning: This book contains discussions of rape.

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