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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

Blogmas · Book articles · features

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

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 · Top Ten Tuesday

Blogmas Day 5: Top Ten Tuesday – Bookish settings I’d love to visit

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 5: Ten Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit This is going to be a mixture of real and imagined settings because I always think it’s fun… Continue reading Blogmas Day 5: Top Ten Tuesday – Bookish settings I’d love to visit

Book Reviews

Book review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Author: Laini Taylor Pages: 420 Edition: Paperback Publication date: 5th August 2012 Read: 8th – 17th March 2017 Rating:  “This was who she was: not prey, but power.” Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. ‘He never says please’,… Continue reading Book review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I’ve Read So Far This Year

Hey guys, it’s another lovely Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish, and this week’s theme is: June 27: Best Books You’ve Read In 2017 So Far What an excellent topic. I can really go to town on this one. In no particular order, have some scorchingly good… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I’ve Read So Far This Year

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Top Ten Tuesday: A long (but not inexhaustible) list of things I want to see more of in books

Happy Tuesday everyone! As always, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish, and this week’s theme is: May 9: Ten Things On Our Reading Wishlist: things you want to see more of in books – tropes, a time period, a specific type of character, an issue tackled, a certain… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: A long (but not inexhaustible) list of things I want to see more of in books

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Top Ten Tuesday: Some of the most unique books you’ll ever read

Happy Tuesday everyone! As always, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish, and this week’s theme is: April 11: Top Ten Of The Most Unique Books I’ve Read Finding truly unique books can be rare when there are so many similar tropes in each genre, but these are just a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Some of the most unique books you’ll ever read

TBRs and Wrap ups

March Wrap Up (Aka: the month I commuted across London and actually had time to read)

Hello everyone! April is here and I’m SO excited for spring! The weather seems to be warming up (please let it continue) and on my train journey yesterday I saw approximately 4372 lambs. It was joyful. I had a much better reading month in March than February, mostly thanks to all the commuting I was doing while… Continue reading March Wrap Up (Aka: the month I commuted across London and actually had time to read)