the pipers son

Annike’s Favourite 5 Books of 2017!

Annike: Hey guys, so similarly to last year, Zoe and I are going to do 2 separate posts that’ll go up together for our favourite books of the year. So these are our last blog posts of 2017 – which is crazy. This year I read 94 books in total. 22 of which were audiobooks (!) and the rest which I read in hard cover. This was actually the first year I started listening to books and they were great considering I have so little time to properly read. And surprisingly I only had 6 books that I have 5 stars, so either I’m getting a bit stingy or my reading year wasn’t as good as it was last year. So without further ado, let’s get onto my favourite books of 2017 and some honourable mentions at the end. (more…)


October Wrap-Up ~ 2017

Annike: Hey guys, so we are here today to do our monthly wrap-up post for October. As a preface – I haven’t had a very good October at all. In fact I hardly read any books again and seem to have gone into a slump so sorry about the lack of reading thats been going on haha 🙂 Hopefully I can get into it again after this term ends which as a warning might mean a slow November! (more…)

Saving Francesca and The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Annike: Hey guys! So as you may have seen in our September Wrap Up post, I recently finished Saving Francesca after rereading it. Only after that did I realise that The Piper’s Son was actually a companion novel to that story and because I loved Saving Francesca so much I knew I had to read that one too. I thought it would be best to do two little mini reviews on these 2 books since they kind of lead off one another and I loved them both. (more…)