I often see people creating TBR jars and think it’s a brilliant way of getting through your backlist. So for 2020, I’ve decided to create my very own TBR jar. Except. I didn’t have a jar. So I used a mug instead. (Yes, it is one of my V. E. Schwab mugs.) The first thing… Continue reading Creating a TBR jar for 2020
At the beginning of each year, I enjoy trying to predict the books that I think will be my 5 star reads for the year. I like doing this because I find it fun to see what I thought I was going to love versus what I did love later in the year. Especially because… Continue reading My 5 star predictions for 2020
At the beginning of 2019, I tried to predict which books would be my 5 star reads this year. Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I want to go back and see if many (or any) of them turned out to be true. I love these kinds of “looking back” posts, because… Continue reading Five star predictions from the beginning of 2019 // Did they turn out to be true?
In the last few years, I think I’ve become a more critical reader when I pick up new books. I feel like I’ve developed a sense of what works and what doesn’t work within different genres, as well as what I personally like. But as a result of being pretty critical, I don’t tend to… Continue reading Predicting my 5 star reads of 2019
It seems like a long time since Christmas now, but I realised recently that I hadn’t hauled any of the books I got as presents. I don’t know how I managed to miss doing this, since the veritable mountain sitting on my bedside table includes a lot of the books I got for Christmas, but… Continue reading (Belated) Christmas and January Book Haul