Poetry Reviews

Poetry review: Milk and Honey

Author: Rupi Kaur Pages: 204 Edition: E-book Publication Date: 17th November 2014 Read: April 25th – April 26th 2018 Rating:  milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different… Continue reading Poetry review: Milk and Honey

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I wasn’t enamoured with but like to name-drop ocassionally

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 15: Books I Disliked/Hated but Am Really Glad I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I wasn’t enamoured with but like to name-drop ocassionally

TBRs and Wrap ups

April 2018 Wrap Up (Let’s just pretend I didn’t set myself a TBR, OK)

April was a pretty busy and exciting month for me. I visited my sister abroad, went to London, and spent the day at an agricultural festival. It was an energising few weeks, but I did not stick to my TBR. At all. In fact, I think at this point it would be better if we… Continue reading April 2018 Wrap Up (Let’s just pretend I didn’t set myself a TBR, OK)

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my spring TBR

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 20: Books On My Spring TBR The books on… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I could re-read on a continuous loop for the rest of my life

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: February 27: Books I Could Re-read Forever There aren’t many… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I could re-read on a continuous loop for the rest of my life

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February 2018 TBR (Aka the month of lots of manga and some highly anticipated YA)

This month I’m going on holiday for a week with my boyfriend and as well as plenty of time for exploring and adventures, I’m hoping I’ll have more time for reading. On that note, these are the books I want to read in February:   Now that I’m looking back at it, it looks like… Continue reading February 2018 TBR (Aka the month of lots of manga and some highly anticipated YA)

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books that have been on my TBR for eons and I (shamefully) still haven’t read

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: February 6: Books That Have Been On My TBR… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that have been on my TBR for eons and I (shamefully) still haven’t read

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Poetry anthologies I want to read this year

Last year I read four poetry anthologies, and all four were poignant and intense. I really enjoyed all of them and they reignited my love of poetry enough that I wish I’d managed to read more. So this year I’m making a concerted effort to pick up more collections, and these are a few at… Continue reading Poetry anthologies I want to read this year

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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

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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