Blogmas · features

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

Blogmas · Book articles · features

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

Blogmas · Book articles

Blogmas Day 16: Books I meant to read this year but accidentally didn’t (whoops)

If I’m being generous with myself, I’d say that this is a list of books that I’m still incredibly excited about but was too overambitious with my monthly TBRs to get to this year. But, if I’m being honest, I’d say that this is my shame list. These are the books I intended to read… Continue reading Blogmas Day 16: Books I meant to read this year but accidentally didn’t (whoops)

Blogmas · The Friday 56 · Uncategorized

Blogmas Day 15 – The Friday 56: The Handmaid’s Tale

The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The idea is to share an excerpt from a book you’ve been reading every Friday, to promote the book or simply just to showcase your current read! Rules: *Grab a book, any book. *Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you… Continue reading Blogmas Day 15 – The Friday 56: The Handmaid’s Tale

Blogmas · Book articles · Book Reviews

Blogmas Day 14 – Book review: The Upside of Unrequited

Author: Becky Albertalli Pages: 336 Edition: Paperback Publication date: April 11th 2017 Read: 9th – 12th December Rating:  TWs: Fatphobia, homophobia, discrimination against religion and race. (These issues are all challenged and dealt with in a positive manner.) Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and… Continue reading Blogmas Day 14 – Book review: The Upside of Unrequited

Blogmas · features · Poetry Reviews

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

Blogmas · Top Ten Tuesday

Blogmas Day 12: Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite books of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by Jamie over at The Broke and The Bookish. The feature was created because Jamie is loves lists, and this weeks theme is: December 12: Top Ten Favorite Books of 2017 There were lots of books I really enjoyed over the course of the year, and since I was already… Continue reading Blogmas Day 12: Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite books of 2017