The other day I ran a poll on twitter asking my fellow bloggers and readers what they'd like to see next on my blog and the highest percentage voted in favour of this post: Why I'm a reader. So I've decided to give the people what they want and post this today. Just to give… Continue reading Five ways reading changed my life
I've been wanting to change my content up a bit and add a couple of tags a month so naturally I googled 'bookish tags 2019' and stumbled upon a wonderful book blog run by Nandini at Unputdownable Books . Full credit to her for sharing her answers for this tag, which inspired me to do… Continue reading Reader Confessions Tag
Hi guys! I've been so excited to write this post and share all the brilliant and um...not so brilliant books I've read this year. I think this is the year I rediscovered my love for reading, having graduated earlier this year - I finally have the luxury of reading exactly what I want, when I… Continue reading My Year In Books: 2018!
I saw this post originally on Ayse's blog - creds to her for bringing this one to my attention! I had so much fun answering these questions and I tag any blogger who also wants to do this tag, especially my bookish friends. Without further ado, let the Reading Habits tag begin! Do you have a… Continue reading Reading Habits Tag
I was sent this book through NetGalley and W. W. Norton & Company - thanks to them for sending me a copy! Aladdin is one of my favourite stories so I was super grateful to be able to get a copy. Title: Aladdin (A new translation) Author: Yasmine Seale (translated by), Paulo Lemos Horta… Continue reading Aladdin by Yasmine Seale. Ed. Paulo Lemos Horta
Title: The Day the Angels Fell Author: Shawn Smucker Genre: Teen, Y/A Publication: 05 September 2017 by Revell Series: N/A - Format: Kindle E-Book Rating: 3/5 Plot Overview: It was the summer of storms and strays and strangers. The summer that lightning struck the big oak tree in the front yard. The summer his mother… Continue reading The Day the Angels Fell by Shawn Smucker
Title: Pure Hollywood Author: Christine Schutt Genre: General Fiction (Adult), Short Stories, Collection Publication: March 23rd 2018 by Grove Press Series: N/A - Format: Kindle E-Book Rating: 4/5 Plot Overview: In 11 captivating tales, Pure Hollywood brings us into private worlds of corrupt familial love, intimacy, longing, and danger. From an alcoholic widowed actress living in… Continue reading Pure Hollywood by Christine Schutt