Books Worth the Hype

A few weeks ago I posted an article listing some of the book series I don’t plan on continuing with. Life is all about...

Monthly Picks

Monthly Pick – December 2021: The Holiday Swap

Title: The Holiday Swap Author: Maggie Knox Genre: Romance, Holiday Romance Page Count: 352 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Date Published: October 5, 2021 You can find it here: Amazon, Bookshop.org My...


Review: Malice

Title: Malice Author: Heather Walter Genre: Fantasy Retelling Romance Page Count: 470 Published by: Del Rey Books Date Published: April 13, 2021 You can find it here: Amazon, Bookshop.org Goodreads Synopsis: Once...

Review: Klara and the Sun

Title: Klara and the Sun Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Genre: Science Fiction Page Count: 303 Published by: Knopf Publishing Group Date Published: March 2, 2021 You can find it...

Review: The Holiday Swap

Review: A Marvellous Light



Unboxing: OwlCrate Special Edition: The Scorpio Races

Use my discount code TALES15 to save yourself 15% off your first OwlCrate or OwlCrate Jr. subscription! I was so thrilled when OwlCrate announced they’d...

Hi, I'm Cheryl

Welcome to And other tales. The little corner of the interweb where we don’t count cups of coffee, believe cancelling plans to stay home & read is just good life advice, refuse to acknowledge the calories in baked goods and will never judge you on the number of marshmallows in your hot chocolate or the size of your TBR piles. Curl up, get comfy and click through for book reviews, life chats, playlists, vegan & gluten free baking recipes, gift guides and more.


Reading: The Lincoln Highway

Audiobook: Midnight in the Snow

Watching: Gilmore Girls

Listening: Christmas Chill

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

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Review: A Court of Silver Flames

Title: A Court of Silver Flames Author: Sarah J. Maas Genre: Romance Page Count: Infinite Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing Date Published: February 16, 2021 You can find it here: Amazon,...

Holiday, Wintery Middle Grade Read-Alouds

Favourites to Curl Up with this Holiday Whether you’re looking for a fun holiday read-aloud to pass some time together before Christmas or a cozy...

Holiday Gift Guide for Her 2020

Whether you’re in the “it’s Holiday go-time, let’s do this!” or “ugh, it’s the Holidays and I am already so overwhelmed” camp (honestly I’m...

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This past week I featured a selection of Holiday/Winter reads on my instagram channel. Here they are all rounded up in one spot, plus...

Buzzy Book Review October 2021: Apples Never Fall

Title: Apples Never Fall Author: Liane Moriarty Genre: Fiction, Family Drama, Suspense Page Count: 467 Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Date Published: September 17, 2021 You can find...