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Can you ever recapture the feeling of reading a book for the first time?

There’s nothing quite like reading a book for the first time and realising it’s going to be a 5 star read. That feeling of being under a book’s spell, loving every chapter and seeing the plot, writing style, and character development all come together is a special kind of magic. One that can be hard… Continue reading Can you ever recapture the feeling of reading a book for the first time?

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday // Favourite fictional animals

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: November 17: Characters I’d Name a Pet After I wanted… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Favourite fictional animals

TBRs and Wrap ups

November 2020 TBR // A book from every genre

I’m hoping to read a real mixture of genres in November. Some horror, some fantasy, a couple of sci-fi books, a novel in verse, and some historical fiction too. I’m almost reading one book from every mainstream genre. At least a couple of the books on this TBR are books I meant to read last… Continue reading November 2020 TBR // A book from every genre

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Top Ten Tuesday // Bookish and non-bookish hobbies

Please continue supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter cardd is constantly being updated with new information, petitions, and resources. Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Bookish and non-bookish hobbies

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Books that the Goodreads Choice Awards reminded me I want to read

It’s that time of year again folks. It’s Goodreads Choice Awards season, where we get the chance to vote for our favourite books of the year. Although, the awards have definite issues (they too often promote problematic books, sideline indie releases, and shortlist a disproportionate number of white authors compared to authors of colour, to… Continue reading Books that the Goodreads Choice Awards reminded me I want to read

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Top Ten Tuesday // Should I add these spooky books to my TBR?

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: October 27: Halloween Freebie Since I’m not much of a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Should I add these spooky books to my TBR?

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Top Ten Tuesday // Books I want to read because people have recommended them to me

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: October 20: Books I Read Because Someone Recommended Them to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I want to read because people have recommended them to me

TBRs and Wrap ups

October 2020 TBR // Not-so-spooky reads

For some reason, whenever October comes around I’m never bothered about reading spooky books. I don’t tend to read based on the season and I’m not a big horror reader either, so I never feel the pull to pick up these kinds of books around Halloween. Instead, I’ll be reading a little bit of every… Continue reading October 2020 TBR // Not-so-spooky reads