If you’re anything like me, you’ve been desperately trying to catch up on your Goodreads challenge for the last few weeks of the year. I often start off well in January, but then fall behind by March or April. Normally I pull it back over the summer, but this year I’ve been behind since January… Continue reading Blogmas Day 6 // Short books to read if you need to catch up on your Goodreads challenge
Happy Tuesday all! For those not familiar, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish, and this weeks theme is: August 29: Ten Hidden Gem Books in X Genre I’ve been trying to read more translated fiction by international authors this year, so for this week’s theme I’m going to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Translated Fiction
Happy Tuesday everyone! I’m super excited for this week because I’m currently reading A Gathering of Shadows and picked up a physical copy of Traitor to the Throne! It’s also only two days until I can go and grab the special edition of Caraval! As always, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish Had More Female Friendships In Them
Hello my lovely bumblebees, Hope you’ve all had a good January! It’s been a very chaotic month in some respects, and although I live in the UK and not the US, it’s been increasingly worrying and horrifying watching Trump take over. So in light of everything that’s been happening, I just want to say that… Continue reading January Wrap Up
(Alternative titles include: ‘Why are our American pals constantly outdoing us with their beautiful cover designs?’ And ‘This is all a ploy so Kate can have a rant about some of her least favourite UK covers’.) It’s well known in the bookish community that book covers can often make or break a novel. A stunning… Continue reading UK vs. US book covers: Who does it better?
Hey guys, hope the first week of 2017 has gone well for you all! What with flying home from Japan, catching up with my family and friends, and posting my reading goals for this year I haven’t actually got around to posting my TBR for this month! I got a few books as (belated) Christmas… Continue reading Oh look, it’s a belated January TBR
It’s December and Christmas is around the corner (SO EXCITING, I can’t wait to throw presents at people), with New Year on the horizon after that. And that made me think about how many great books have come out during 2016 and all the gorgeous covers we’ve been bequeathed. Seriously, there have been some beauties. I… Continue reading 16 Of The Best Book Covers From 2016
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish, and this weeks theme is: November 29: Holiday Gift Guide freebie (ten books to buy the YA lover in your life, 10 books to buy for your dad, etc.) For this week’s theme, I decided to go for ten books that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten books to buy for a reader who enjoys East Asian-inspired tales