How I Got Back Into Creative Writing

How I Got Back Into Creative Writing

Writing creatively has always been a huge passion of mine. Even as a child/teen, I tended to have a pen and jotter in my hand than a colouring-in book. I loved my imagination running free,…

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An Exciting Announcement!

An Exciting Announcement!

Can I just kick this post off with a token of appreciation for the book community? Last September, I considered chucking my blog altogether. I was at a total loss. I had complete writer’s block.…

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Mini Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

Mini Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

One of my most anticipated books of the year was Sadie by Courtney Summers. I rarely pre-order books, mainly because I forget about them and this was the case with this little beauty too. When…

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Do We Give ‘Insta Fashionistas’ a Hard Time?

Do We Give ‘Insta Fashionistas’ a Hard …

No matter how much we try to curate our feeds, we will always end up stumbling across a fashion blogger or influencer of some sort with their impeccable outfits and preened to perfection beauty. Social…

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What I’ll Be Reading During My October Book Buying  Ban

What I’ll Be Reading During My …

Book bans. Every avid reader’s worst nightmare. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve sworn myself for the next thirty days; I wouldn’t buy any books. What can I say? Give me a Waterstones buy…

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Why I’m No Longer Blogging About My Mental Health

Why I’m No Longer Blogging About …

As someone who has been blogging on and off for seven years, as I have grown and entered different times in my life, my blog has too. The name What Amy Did was born in…

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Mini Review: A Ladder To The Sky by John Boyne

Mini Review: A Ladder To The Sky …

Every once in a while, I (re)discover an author whose writing I fall in love with and suddenly, I’m down a rabbit hole desperate to read absolutely everything they’ve ever written. My first literary encounter…

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July Reads

July Reads

Another cliche monthly wrap up introduction but July was hands down the quickest month of 2018 so far. It has been a bit of an up and down month in my personal life but it…

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Review – The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Review – The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Even though I say I will read pretty much any genre of book, romance is one I never reach for.  I’ve never been a huge lover of romcoms, purely…

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Mini Review – The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Mini Review – The Great Believers by Rebecca …

The Great Believers – Rebecca Makkai* This year, I’ve found myself gravitating towards books that I would have been intimidated by in 2017. By that, I mean books that are longer than 300ish pages and…

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