The Friday 56

The Friday 56: Convenience Store Woman

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 The Friday 56: Convenience Store Woman

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Striking character names

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: May 22nd: Best Character Names Sometimes, character names come… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Striking character names

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d love to get early (but wouldn’t slay a lion for, they’re precious)

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: May 1: Books I’d Slay a Lion to Get Early… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d love to get early (but wouldn’t slay a lion for, they’re precious)

TBRs and Wrap ups

March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

March was a month of some real ups and downs. For about a week, I felt dejected, but as the month progressed I celebrated my Dad’s birthday, spent Easter with my family, and by the end of the March I’d bounced back. One of the biggest things I did last month was organise my very… Continue reading March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Starfish review

Author: Akemi Dawn Bowman Pages: 352 Edition: Paperback ARC Publication date: April 5th 2018 Read: February 24th – March 11th 2018 Rating:   Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep… Continue reading Blog Tour: Starfish review

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

Blogmas · tags

Blogmas Day 11: The Real Neat Blog Award

I was nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award by the lovely Ryann The Reader, so thank you so much! You should definitely hop over to her blog and check out her recent posts if you’re not already following her. The Rules: Display the award logo on your blog Thank the folks who nominated you… Continue reading Blogmas Day 11: The Real Neat Blog Award

Blogmas · features · travel

Blogmas Day 9: Cities I’d Love to Visit in Asia

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about cities I’d love to visit in Europe, and earlier this week for Blogmas I wrote about cities I’d visit for a snowy winter. So in the vein of travel, I decided to look at some of the places I’d like to visit in Asia. (Yes, if you… Continue reading Blogmas Day 9: Cities I’d Love to Visit in Asia

Blogmas · features · travel

Blogmas Day 6: Cities I’d visit for a snowy winter

For today’s blogmas post, I thought I’d write about some of the cities I’d visit if I wanted to enjoy a long and snowy winter. I’m not a massive fan of the cold (I’m a 100% certified summer child), but if there’s snow then it suddenly becomes worth the numb fingertips and freezing nose. So… Continue reading Blogmas Day 6: Cities I’d visit for a snowy winter