Book Features

Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Since we’re now into the second half of 2019, I can’t help but start thinking about books I’m excited for in autumn and winter. So, I’ve put together a list of my most anticipated releases for the second half of the year (I know it’s August already, fight me). July In the tropical kingdom of… Continue reading Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary settings I need in my life

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: July 23: Settings I’d Like to See More Of (Or… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary settings I need in my life

TBRs and Wrap ups

August 2018 TBR // Mini-breaks and ARCs

I’m setting myself a pretty ambitious TBR for August, as I’m going away on a mini-break for a few days with my boyfriend and his family. We have a 4-5 hour drive to our destination so I’m hoping to be a human audiobook during the trip. These are the books I want to read: This… Continue reading August 2018 TBR // Mini-breaks and ARCs

TBRs and Wrap ups

July 2018 Wrap Up // Readathons, YALC, and learning how to contour my face

July was fun, exciting, and hot. Summer is my favourite season of the year, and July always ends up being one of my favourite months. This month was no different. I only read four books this month because I was taking part in Tome Topple, the aim of which was to read 500+ page books,… Continue reading July 2018 Wrap Up // Readathons, YALC, and learning how to contour my face

Book Hauls

Birthday Book Haul // I accidentally got duplicates of two V. E. Schwab books

It was my birthday last month, and I was lucky enough to get some incredible books as presents. Some of these are books I’ve been looking forward to for ages so I can’t tell you how happy I was to open them. Because they know me so well, both my boyfriend and my parents got me… Continue reading Birthday Book Haul // I accidentally got duplicates of two V. E. Schwab books

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Tome Topple 2018 Wrap Up // Why I failed the readathon

OK, so the title makes this post sound a little overdramatic, but it’s not clickbait, I promise. I started Tome Topple with all the best intentions of reading at least three books, but in the end I only managed to finish half of that. So in my eyes, I did kind of fail. I’m sure… Continue reading Tome Topple 2018 Wrap Up // Why I failed the readathon