Category: BOOKS

#TopTenTuesday: 10 Ways to Beat a Reading Slump

#TopTenTuesday: 10 Ways to Beat a Reading Slump

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. This week’s topic is ‘Books to Pull You Out of a Reading Slump’ but I decided to put my own twist on it and instead share with you ten ways to beat a reading slump. What exactly is a reading slump? Most book lovers will […]


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Posted 21st August 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

#TopTenTuesday My Favourite Book Blogs

#TopTenTuesday My Favourite Book Blogs

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. What makes me love a book blog? This topic was quite hard because I follow so many amazing book blogs and I like them all for different reasons. One of the things I love about blogging is how friendly the bookish community is. Over the […]


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Posted 13th August 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

#TopTenTuesday 10 Book Mash-Ups I’d Love to Read

#TopTenTuesday 10 Book Mash-Ups I’d Love to Read

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. This week’s topic is: “Books You’d Mash Together (pick two books you think would make an epic story if combined)”! Which books would you love to smush together and read the resulting story? Or maybe you don’t want to mash-up the entire story, just certain […]


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Posted 7th August 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

My Top 7 Short Stories

My Top 7 Short Stories

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. This week’s prompt is “Top Ten Short Stories or Novellas” and trying to think of my top ten made me realise that I don’t read enough of either. I think I fell out of love with the short story during my uni years when I […]


My Top Ten OTPs

My Top Ten OTPs

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. This week’s prompt is “Best Books I’ve Read In 2018”; however, I confess I have only read 10 books so far this year so a top ten would be pointless. Shame on me.     So, I’ve decided to do a Top Ten Tuesday throwback, […]


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Posted 10th July 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: , ,

Book Blogger Hop: My Desert Island Book

Book Blogger Hop: My Desert Island Book

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.”   This week’s question: If you were stranded on a deserted […]


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Posted 7th July 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

Top Ten Red, White and Blue Book Covers

Top Ten Red, White and Blue Book Covers

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. This week’s prompt is “Books with Red, White, & Blue Covers (In honour of the 4th of July in the USA.) I don’t recall reading many books with red, white and blue covers, so I’ve just been scouring Goodreads for covers that appeal to me. […]


My Top Five Beach Reads

My Top Five Beach Reads

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here. This week’s prompt is “Books to Read By the Pool/At the Beach”. I actually don’t tend to read much when I’m at the pool or the beach, because if I lie in the sun for more than ten minutes I become a flaky lobster and I’m […]


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Posted 19th June 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: , ,