Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig (BEDM)

I bought this book when it came out, ready for an event for it that we attended about a year ago in Doncaster. We went to another, much bigger one recently at HOME in Manchester which Sarah is going to upload a post on soon. I only just read the book before the HOME event after wanting to get round to it for about a year (we all know how we are with our TBR piles…) and I was really looking forward to it because it seemed really relevant to how I had been feeling the past year or so. Read on for my full review! Continue reading

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Podcast Series: #WizardTeam (BEDM)

With my long commutes to work, I’ve been reading a lot more but also listening to more podcasts. AGES ago I did a post called Podcast Series where I planned to start talking about podcasts I enjoy; bookish or other. I didn’t follow through but I’m back with it again now! I’ve struggled to know when I am best listening to podcasts and I’ve now cracked it and it’s best when I’m travelling or walking. This post is about one of my current favourites! Continue reading

Social Media and Blogging (BEDM)

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You may have noticed but on our Twitter, which has always been our main social media account, I barely tweet. It’s pretty much 95% Sarah but I have been getting (very slowly) back into it. I still don’t enjoy actually scrolling through but I’m tweeting a little more and replying when I need to. I mainly use our Instagram which we created at the beginning of this year. Read on to see my little chat about how I feel about our social media are blogging.  Continue reading

After the Fire by Will Hill (BEDM)

32327972682_0c6dc7959d_bI picked this up before NYALitFest as Will Hill was going to be there and I thought this book sounded really interesting and quite different. I’m morbidly fascinated by cults (I think most people who I’ve spoken to are) and this is all about a young girl who was in a cult dealing with life straight after a huge disaster. Continue reading

Personal Update (BEDM)

chatLook at us, keeping up with BEDM – honestly pretty happy considering we are so not chill about how this crept up on us! Today, I’ve decided to post a quick personal update about what I’ve been doing recently, how I am and just generally things going on. I’ve had a pretty busy year so far, full of great things and a couple of challenges too. Read on if you fancy! Continue reading

My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma (BEDM)

32327972682_0c6dc7959d_bHello all! It’s Blog Every Day in May (BEDM) and we are going to be joining the trend. However, slight difference – we may blog every other day in May as this crept up on us and we are both very busy eggs! Let’s see how we do though – I’m definitely making the effort to try and write as many posts this month as I can. I’ve been feeling pretty inspired to write recently which has been fab so I’m going to take advantage of that. Anyway! First BEDM post is a review of My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma, which is released in the UK tomorrow!  Continue reading

LGBTQ+ Book Club – Girls of Paper and Fire

image1Hello all! In case you didn’t hear, this month’s book club read was Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan. It’s an amazing book and I just posted my review on it over the weekend which you can read here. We were excited to jump into this as we haven’t read much (if any) fantasy for our book club just yet. There will be some spoilers so be warned!  Continue reading