Books

WWW Wednesday – what have you been reading lately?

WWW Wednesday is a meme led by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. I've always loved this meme, so thank you Sam for keeping it alive! If you want to take part, just answer the following three questions: • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – what have you been reading lately?

Books

Spooky, fun and freaky – 3 books to help your Halloween withdrawal symptoms

Still kind of wishing it was still Halloween? Here's a couple of books to keep this autumnal holiday alive! I've not read much spooky fiction lately - I've been too busy freaking myself out with non-fiction about the current state of the world. But when I unexpectedly got approved for 2 ARCs on NetGalley, and… Continue reading Spooky, fun and freaky – 3 books to help your Halloween withdrawal symptoms

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24 in 48 readathon – my weekend in books

Did you take part in the #24in48 readathon this weekend? I didn't manage 24 hours (not even close), but I really enjoyed taking part! The 24 in 48 readathon is my kind of reading challenge - the aim is to read for 24 hours in a 48 hour period. The creator and host, Rachel, holds… Continue reading 24 in 48 readathon – my weekend in books

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Why have kids? 3 books that helped me solve “the baby dilemma”

I haven't always been enamoured with the idea of having kids and, to be honest, I'm still not sure I am! But when the topic came to the forefront, I did what I always do - I looked to books for guidance! I had a lot of concerns when my husband and I first had our… Continue reading Why have kids? 3 books that helped me solve “the baby dilemma”

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What I’m reading and why I’ve been away so long…

After two months of no blogging, I'm finally sitting down to write! One of my resolutions for this year was to write on this blog more regularly, and I fell flat on my face with this one for the last two months! I've barely read anything, and I certainly was in no mood to blog… Continue reading What I’m reading and why I’ve been away so long…

Reading challenges

Reading Challenges Update – Read Harder Challenge and #TakeControlThon

Mega-delayed update on how this year's reading challenges are going! Please let me know how yours are going too, and if there are any others I might like to take part in - I love hearing about how other readers are challenging themselves! Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge - two more books down! Life's been… Continue reading Reading Challenges Update – Read Harder Challenge and #TakeControlThon

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3 minute review – The Girls by Emma Cline

Having heard a lot about The Girls, I thought I would really love it, and not just because everybody else seems to love it. I'm English, I was born in the 80s and I'm therefore not particularly familiar with the events surrounding Charles Manson in the 60s. But it sounded fascinating - lots of potential… Continue reading 3 minute review – The Girls by Emma Cline

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Read Harder Challenge 2017 – February update

  I'm two books down in the 2017 Read Harder Challenge, and I'm feeling pretty good about it so far... I've always loved this challenge, but have been notoriously bad at never finishing it - I'm hoping 2017 is the year I change that! I never plan my reading out as I have to be… Continue reading Read Harder Challenge 2017 – February update