Nanowrimo

Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

Yup, I said it, I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year. I’d be lying if  I said I didn’t want to and I almost caved on October 31st, but I made myself a promise. I know what happened last year, and I told myself I wouldn’t do NaNo this year because of it. NaNoWriMo – National… Continue reading Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

TBRs and Wrap ups

October 2018 Wrap Up // I read more books than in any other month of 2018

I shocked myself in October by reading more books than any other month of this year. I was still pretty busy, but I think I managed my time better this month in order to fit in more reading hours. I also went on a few long train journeys, which meant lots of additional reading time. The total… Continue reading October 2018 Wrap Up // I read more books than in any other month of 2018

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d love to meet

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and 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: October 2: Authors I’d Love to Meet There are a few… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d love to meet

Book Features · features

Literary Discussions // Why I like having an unwieldy TBR

Friends, this title is not clickbait. It’s true. I have 173 books currently on my Goodreads TBR and, although I sometimes jokingly complain that my TBR is too long, I actually quite like it that way. Before I’m excommunicated from the book community for such a brazen statement, hear me out. Yes, sometimes I wish my TBR… Continue reading Literary Discussions // Why I like having an unwieldy TBR

Book Reviews

Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

Author: Samira Ahmed Pages: 255 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: January 16th 2018 Read: 19th February – 24th February 2018 Rating:  American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home, and being paired off with… Continue reading Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

Book Hauls

July/YALC 2018 book haul // Biggest book haul of the year

July is always a big month for books because three days of YALC is enough to ensure I come home with a suitcase full of books. And guys. This is definitely my biggest haul of 2018, but it might also be my biggest book haul…ever? I’ve counted them up and in total, I hauled 19… Continue reading July/YALC 2018 book haul // Biggest book haul of the year

TBRs and Wrap ups

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to help you slay that reading slump

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: August 21: Books to Pull You Out of a Reading… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to help you slay that reading slump