Monthly Wrap Up, Uncategorized

January 2018 Wrap-Up: Books, Hauls and Beauty

(I know it's technically February, but I've been so swamped with work so be nice) Hello everyone! How was the first month of 2018? I seem to still be alive, having survived the first few weeks of term (though it is beginning to kill me hahaha). January started with me packing for the second term… Continue reading January 2018 Wrap-Up: Books, Hauls and Beauty

Books, Unboxing

Unboxing: Fairyloot January 2018

Hello book lovers and welcome back to my den! Today I bring you the January Fairyloot box with the theme 'Talk Faerie to me'. If you don't know about Fairyloot, it's a monthly subscription box that contains one hardcover book and lots of book fandom goodies, like candles, tea, art prints, lettering, magnets, bookmarks etc.… Continue reading Unboxing: Fairyloot January 2018

Books, Reviews

Review: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

The book in 3 words: Rise to Power. Descent. Stars: ★★★★★ 5/5 - Loved it! Core Name of book Forest of a Thousand Lanterns Author  Julie C. Dao Series Rise of the Empress #1 Published October 2017 Format Hardback Source Fairyloot November 2017 box Synopsis "Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined… Continue reading Review: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

ASeriesAMonth2018, Books


I admit my sin: I haven't read much in the past few years, what with starting University and having some health issues. BUT this year I've rediscovered my love for reading and I'm looking for a way to push myself! As such and because I seem to have not read all the series everyone is… Continue reading #ASeriesAMonth2018

Books, Reviews

Review: The Language of Thorns

The book in 3 words: Fairytales. Magic. Darkness. Stars: ★★★★★ 5/5 - Loved it!  Core Name of book The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Author Leigh Bardugo (writer) and Sara Kipin (illustrator) Series N/A but part of the Grishaverse Published Sep 2017 Format Hardback with exclusive Fairyloot red foil Source Fairyloot October 2017… Continue reading Review: The Language of Thorns

Books, Personal

Welcome to Ire’s Den!

You! Yes, you! The lovely soul that pressed on my link (probably by accident). Welcome to my blog! I am your host, resident of the den, Irina. Depending on where you're from, you can or cannot pronounce this properly. Hence, you may also call me Ire. Like the noun defined as intense anger or wrath.… Continue reading Welcome to Ire’s Den!