Mid Year Reading Goals

My first blog post of every year is usually my goals for the year ahead. This year was an exception as I decided at the beginning of January to have a real social media detox. I lasted three weeks without…

My Six Summer Book Picks

Summer is the season of reading for me and I seem to get through more books in the next few months compared with the rest of the year. Reading outdoors is one of my favourite things to do so even…

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May Reads

2018 has been flying by recently but my god, wasn’t May a long month? I don’t know if it is just me who feels this way, but I felt like May went on for an eternity. When I sat down…

Blogging, Social Media and How Switching Up My Strategy More Directly Has …

Anybody else ever have a lightbulb moment to write about your current thoughts but have that feeling that you’re not going to execute it in the way you want to? Yep, that is me *raises hand*. For the last week,…

How Reading Helps My Mental Health

If you’ve read my blog for a while, you will know that mental health is a subject close to my heart. Last year, during 2017’s Mental Health Awareness Week, I opened up about the struggles I have with my mental…

Goodreads

Review – Our Kind Of Cruelty by Araminta Hall

Our Kind Of Cruelty – available digitally and as a hardback Although my go-to genre is contemporary fiction, now and then I crave a good thriller in my life. When I say thriller, I mean I want something dark, twisted…

6 Reasons Why I Love My e-Reader

My trusty e-reader has been in my life for five years now, and despite loving the feel of a physical hardback, my kindle has been one of the best purchases I’ve ever made. I know what you’re thinking – quite…

April Reads

One huge reason why I love doing monthly round-up posts is that even when I think I haven’t read that much, I’m always pleasantly surprised to see how many books I managed to get through. April was such a quick…

4 Things I Learned From Everything I Know About Love

I’m a huge fan of memoirs, so when I heard one part of my favourite podcast duo Dolly Alderton was releasing her own, Everything I Know About Love, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Just in case…

February Reads

In the past whenever I’ve kicked off monthly round ups or goals, it always features an introduction where I talk about how fast the month was – and this post is no exception. Despite February being a month of ups…

Book Haul #1

I promised my poor, neglected to be read shelf and myself that I was on a book buying ban for the whole of February. But sometimes you just fall into Waterstones for a browse and what d’ya know? Some mooching…