New Year Reading Thoughts + Book Haul

chat26981371_1633406453373607_582222484_oI thought I’d do a bit of a post about my feelings on the kind of books I want to read this year as well as a bit of a haul. I’ve never actually done a book haul (yes, this is clearly Sophie, not Sarah!) so this is kind of my first one! I received so many books as gifts for Christmas and bought quite a few myself in December so I figured it would be a good idea to showcase them a little.  Continue reading

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I’m Struggling to Finish a Book! (Blogmas)

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I’ve had a really busy few weeks lately because of training for a new job. It’s been long hours with lots of travelling and revision to do at night – plus trying to sort out all my Christmas shopping! I’ve barely had the time or the energy to do anything really and sadly reading is something that has fell behind.  Continue reading

I (finally) Joined the Library!

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So a couple of days ago I registered with my local library to get a library card. It isn’t a huge thing to do, I know, but I haven’t had a library card since being a kid, unless you count my university library. To be fair, I did sometimes did get books out to read for fun from my uni one but not very often. I used to love going to the library when I was a child; I even went to a homework club every week for a few months and honestly it was so fun!  Continue reading

BEDM: Fan Casting Book Characters

chatSometimes when reading a book, I picture someone pretty much instantly as one of the characters. It may be the way they are described or their personality but something jumps out at me and I can just imagine a certain actor playing that part. I’ve recently found a few people who don’t like doing this or have never done it and I was intrigued because I just assumed it was natural!  Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Being a Book Blogger

I have been a blogger for coming up to two years now and i don’t want to sound massively cliched, but what a wild ride it’s been. I started this blog as somewhere i could discuss my thoughts on my favourite books, somewhere i could share my opinions with my close friends and just a way to vent about characters, stories or plots i loved or hated. It was a way to communicate my thoughts without anyone really listening.

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Let’s Talk About The Percy Jackson Series

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I’ve loved the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series for years and I’ve just recently finished rereading them and really wanted to write a blog post. I decided to write a post on the series as a whole rather than book reviews, as I felt like a more chatty approach would be better. Honestly, I just wanted to recommend these and tell you the reasons I fell in love with the series! Continue reading