Oh lord, I scarcely wish to post this.. but I shall. Unfortunately, over the last 3 months, I have only managed to read 3 books! Exams and University took priority but hopefully, Summer will ensure my reading picks up and the next post will hold a number more books! I've Got Your Number by … Continue reading The books I read April – June (2018)
I've always been someone who pre-orders books, films and music I'm excited for but it wasn't until I saw Lucy Powrie tweet about the importance of it that I really thought about it. In the book world, the first-week sales charts are so important and all pre-orders are counted in that number! This, in turn, … Continue reading Books on Pre-Order
From January to March I've managed to read 18 books (out of my 75-year target)! I thought I'd make a list of them and maybe give a little review or comments about them - especially my favourites. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Unfortunately, this for me was a real disappointment and … Continue reading The books I read January – March (2018)
In January, after finally being able to start reading again, I decided to set myself the mammoth task of reading 50 books throughout 2017. I never imagined I would complete it but here I am writing this post having read 51! Now I'm aware it's not the end of the year yet but with upcoming … Continue reading The Books I Read in 2017
December is on its way which means it's finally the festive season and therefore it's time to whip out the Christmas/Winter themed books! This year I have 4 new ones on my shelf to read and although I may not get through them all I wanted to share them incase any catch your fancy. … Continue reading Some festive books!
CHOOSE ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES BEING A READER: Comforting! WHAT’S THE VERY FIRST BOOK YOU FELL IN LOVE WITH? The secret garden* by Frances Hodgson Burnett HARDCOVER OR PAPERBACK? Paperback HOW HAS READING SHAPED YOUR IDENTITY? This is super tough! I think it's made me more accepting, imaginative, open and definitely happier! It also shaped … Continue reading #IAmTheReader Book Tag!
Upon completing my reading goal for 2017 in late September (blog post on its way about all my wonderful reads at the end of the year!) I decided to go about hand-picking some special ones to end the year with. So, naturally, here's a blog post telling you which ones I've chosen - some are … Continue reading My book plans for the rest of 2017
A POPULAR BOOK OR SERIES YOU DIDN’T LIKE: A throne of glass! I honestly do not get the hype. A POPULAR BOOK OR SERIES THAT EVERYONE SEEMS TO HATE BUT YOU LOVE: The Twilight Saga! I'm sorry but honestly, I adore this and I am so excited to re-read them again soon. Of course, there are … Continue reading Unpopular Opinions Tag
Being the Potterhead I am of course I read this pretty swiftly once it was released however it is only now I have the chance to put my thoughts around the play into words and the chance to retell the story in a summarised way. I am yet to see the production on the stage … Continue reading Book Review: Cursed Child
This is going to be a shorter, no-spoiler review as I STRONGLY suggest you all purchase this wonderful collection of short stories to read for yourself and having spoilers will definitely diminish your enjoyment of them. Also a MASSIVE thank you to Claret Press for letting me review this - it's an honour to work … Continue reading Book Review: Surface Tension