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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More Pure Hollywood by Christine Schutt