Category: BOOKS

Book Spotlight: October Song by Ru Pringle

Book Spotlight: October Song by Ru Pringle

Today I’m excited to introduce you to October Song by Ru Pringle, published on 15th October. October Song is a dystopian near future thriller with a female protagonist, set on the west coast of Scotland. About the Book Following a devastating bomb attack outside the North British Council Building at Holyrood in Edinburgh, a police officer finds herself fleeing from her employers and MI5, the domestic counter-intelligence and security agency of the United Kingdom, up the west coast of the territory of North Britain towards the front line of an intensifying war. But it’s not just her pursuers she must beware of. The […]


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Posted 6th November 2018 in: Book Tours & Promotions. Tagged: ,

#TopTenTuesday: Libraries I’d Love to Visit

#TopTenTuesday: Libraries I’d Love to Visit

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. I love this week’s topic! I mean, who doesn’t love a good library? I’ve seen some stunning pictures of minimalist, modern libraries on Pinterest, but I have to say I prefer the gaudy, traditional libraries with gorgeous Baroque architecture. I imagine they would smell deliciously […]


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Posted 16th October 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

Book Blogger Hop: A Future Without Books

Book Blogger Hop: A Future Without Books

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.”  ~Billy B This week’s question: You are suddenly transported into a future […]


#TopTenTuesday: The Longest Books I’ve Ever Read

#TopTenTuesday: The Longest Books I’ve Ever 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. I have to admit, my attention span is pretty short these days so I don’t read huge novels very often. Books around 300-400 pages are ideal for me, so this list is made up of books with a page count of 500 or more. Needless to […]


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Posted 9th October 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

On my Wishlist-October 2018

On my Wishlist-October 2018

Welcome to my monthly wishlist update, based on the weekly meme that was hosted by Cosy Books. Every month, I’ll share a list of the books I desperately want to get my hands on but haven’t actually bought yet. They can be new, old, or yet to be released. If you’d like to join in, just post your link in the comments and I’ll visit your blog. Added to my wishlist recently: Before you go… Have you read any of these books or added them to your wishlist? What made you want to read them and what did you think?


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Posted 8th October 2018 in: BOOKS, Memes & Tags. Tagged:

#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: ,