Book Hauls

February 2018 Book Haul (Small and manageable, for once?!)

Continuing with my new monthly book hauls, I’ve gathered together all the books I picked up in February. And there weren’t??? that??? many??? Believe me, I’m as surprised as you. Of the books I picked up in February, the one I’m most excited to read is Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda. With the UK… Continue reading February 2018 Book Haul (Small and manageable, for once?!)

Readathons · TBRs and Wrap ups

Easter Weekend Readathon: Announcement and TBR

One of my reading goals for this year was to participate in more readathons, but so far I haven’t taken part in any. That is, until this weekend. Since it’s a four-day weekend in the UK, I wanted to get a lot of reading done, and one of the best ways to do that is… Continue reading Easter Weekend Readathon: Announcement and TBR

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that inspire wanderlust

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was 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: March 27: Books That Take Place In Another Country For… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that inspire wanderlust

Book Features

My Most Anticipated Spring Releases

The sun is out this weekend and there are finally signs of spring in the air. I saw TWO ladybirds today, got attacked by a bee, and went outside with only one jumper on (and a coat on top, let’s not get beside ourselves). It also reached 12C (53F for my American pals) in the last few… Continue reading My Most Anticipated Spring Releases

features · lifestyle

International Day of Happiness: When happiness turns to shame

Yesterday was International Day of Happiness, and I wanted to use the occasion to bring up something that’s come to the forefront of my mind recently: people shaming other people for things they enjoy. There have been many times in recent years when I’ve seen people express excitement for a film/book/TV show/event/piece of media, only… Continue reading International Day of Happiness: When happiness turns to shame

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was 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: March 20: Books On My Spring TBR The books on… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my spring TBR