The books I read April – June (2018)

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)

Books on Pre-Order

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

The books I read January – March (2018)

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)

The Books I Read in 2017

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

Some festive books!

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!

#IAmTheReader Book Tag!

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!

My book plans for the rest of 2017

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

Unpopular Opinions Tag

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

Book Review: Cursed Child

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