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Paper Lanterns Literary Journal Q&A: One Year On

About a year ago, I published a Q&A on my blog featuring Paper Lanterns, a brand new YA literary journal focusing on short stories, essays, and reviews. Today I’m excited to be spotlighting Paper Lanterns again, this time with an interview looking back over the past year and seeing how things have changed for the… Continue reading Paper Lanterns Literary Journal Q&A: One Year On

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40 Most Anticipated Releases of 2021 (January to June)

I know it’s February and this post is very late, but there are so many exciting books coming out in 2021 that I wanted to share some of my most anticipated releases with you. These books are all releasing from January to June and I CAN’T WAIT to read them. I’ve listed them chronologically by… Continue reading 40 Most Anticipated Releases of 2021 (January to June)

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2021 reading and blogging goals

Yes friends, I know it’s February, and I should have probably posted this in January, but I wanted to take some little time to mull over my goals for 2021 and think about what I actually wanted to achieve this year. In previous years, I’ve set reading goals and then haven’t stuck to them. At… Continue reading 2021 reading and blogging goals

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18 of the Best Books I Read in 2020

In 2020, I somehow managed to read more books than any other year. Ever. So when it came down to choosing the best of the best, I had a bit of a task on my hands. How do you narrow down 120 books to 10 or 15 favourites? With difficulty, apparently. But after some musing… Continue reading 18 of the Best Books I Read in 2020

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Bloggers, booktubers, and readers share the books that improved our 2020

2020 has been a pretty grim year in many ways. The pandemic has had a terrible impact on many people’s lives and has been felt right across the world. After such a stressful year, I felt like I could use a pick-me-up. So, I asked bloggers, readers, and booktubers alike to share one book (or… Continue reading Bloggers, booktubers, and readers share the books that improved our 2020

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Books I want to pick up before the end of 2020

With the end of 2020 fast approaching, I feel like a lot of us are having the same realisation. I haven’t read that book I said I was going to read earlier in the year. This happens to me every year. As well as the books that were already on my backlist, there are so… Continue reading Books I want to pick up before the end of 2020

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The Christmas Stocking tag

Two years ago during Blogmas, I created my own original tag: the Christmas Stocking tag. The tag is all about things you’d find in a Christmas stocking and books of course! Rules Link to the person who tagged you Link to me, as Iā€™d love to read your answers Answer all 10 questions, choosing books… Continue reading The Christmas Stocking tag

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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?