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Rounding Up 2017: Books I read and hitting my reading goals

Now that we’re into the new year, I’m looking back on the books I read during 2017. In 2017 I read: This came to 26,526 pages and these were all new reads to me. 2017 was a great year for exciting new books too, so most of the my picks were new releases. Unsurprisingly, you… Continue reading Rounding Up 2017: Books I read and hitting my reading goals

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Blogmas Day 24: The best books I’ve read in 2017

It’s Christmas Eve, which means it’s the final day of Blogmas! I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my first Blogmas and thought I’d close it out, after yesterday’s Worst Books I’ve Read This Year post, with the best books I’ve read this year. These are all books I gave 5 stars too, which doesn’t happen all that often, and they were… Continue reading Blogmas Day 24: The best books I’ve read in 2017

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Blogmas Day 23: The worst books I’ve read in 2017

  With only 8 days left of 2017, I was ruminating on the poetry, graphic novels, short stories, and novels I’ve read this year. Some of them have been wonderful and uplifting. Some have been exciting and action-packed. But some have been pretty poor. So as we all do towards the end of the year,… Continue reading Blogmas Day 23: The worst books I’ve read in 2017

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Blogmas Day 20: Five quotes from inspirational women to empower your Wednesday

For today’s post, I wanted to share five quotes by women with powerful voices that have recently inspired me, and I hope they will for you to. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ― Alice Walker “If any female feels she need anything beyond herself to… Continue reading Blogmas Day 20: Five quotes from inspirational women to empower your Wednesday

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Blogmas Day 18: Things I love about Christmas

Since it’s only seven days until Christmas (yes, I’m screaming too!), I thought I’d discuss some of my favourite things about the festive season. Getting to spend time with family and friends I love spending time with those close to me regardless of the season, but there’s something cosy and wonderful about doing so around… Continue reading Blogmas Day 18: Things I love about Christmas

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Blogmas Day 17: Five favourite fantasies I’ve read this year

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that fantasy is my favourite genre and I get so much joy out of picking up new books with magic, dragons, and mystical worlds. Of all the books I’ve read this year, these were my five favourites. A Conjuring of Light I could easily have… Continue reading Blogmas Day 17: Five favourite fantasies I’ve read this year

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Blogmas Day 13: Poetry I’ve enjoyed this year

One of my goals at the beginning of 2017 was to read more poetry, and I’m pleased that I managed to pick up some excellent anthologies throughout the year. Also, they are ALL BY WOMEN. *air punch* Hold Your Own by Kate Tempest This is without doubt the best poetry anthology I’ve ever read. Bar none. I’d… Continue reading Blogmas Day 13: Poetry I’ve enjoyed this year