Slytherin House Book Recs

List HeaderI have had the basics of this post drafted for longer than I care to admit but it’s something I have wanted to do for so long! Sometimes when I’m reading a book, I get vibes of a certain Hogwarts House from it. It could be the atmosphere, the characters, the themes – honestly anything! I’ve see quite a lot of these posts/videos in the past and they always interest me as I love seeing what houses people put books in and for what reasons. Today I’m focusing on Slytherin – read on to check the books I think have Slytherin vibes! Continue reading “Slytherin House Book Recs”

Hogwarts House Recs: Slytherin – Blogtober

Recommendations HeaderI wanted to start this as a series ages ago and have had the ideas drafted for months but I never got round to it or was feeling it. Now however, I’ve had a resurgence of passion for it. I often associate books or songs with Hogwarts houses – it’s a fairly common thing to do. There’s sometimes just a vibe in a book’s style or theme, a character with specific house traits or just the feeling you get when reading it that makes me sometimes instantly associate a book with a house. Continue reading “Hogwarts House Recs: Slytherin – Blogtober”

Reading Multiple Books at Once

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Obviously, this is not all in one go. I’m not like an octopus, with eight arms, a book in each one, eyes jumping between them all. However, lately I’ve really been a fan of reading multiple books at once rather than just one. I never used to do this when I was younger because I assumed I would hate it and to be honest, I read so fast that one at a time was enough. I wanted to write a little post about the books I’m currently reading and my reasons (because yes, of course, I have a system)! Continue reading “Reading Multiple Books at Once”

Lessons We Could Learn From Scarlett

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I think it’s about time for another installment of our ‘Lessons we could learn…’ series. It’s been quite a while since our last one, and i absolutely adore writing these little insights in to books that others might not have thought of. I mean, i did an English degree,over analysing characters and plots until they’re ruined is what i do for fun.

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber Event – Collab

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This is a collaboration post between Sarah, here at The Little Contemporary Corner and Gemma from Gems Curiosity Blog! We ended up going to the same event for Caraval by Stephanie Garber in Manchester last week, which meant obviously loads of book blogger chat and catching up (okay, we also went to Uni together so we had A LOT to catch up on). Here’s what we got up to at the event!

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber – Review

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Everyone (including like your stepmum’s nephews dog) is talking about this book. As Stephanie Garber’s debut novel, a huge hype has surrounded Caraval since last summer when the ARC’s were being handed out to the lucky chosen ones. I tried to get my hands on an ARC at YALC last year, and after being unsuccessful, had to resort to reading it when it was released. But, boy was it worth the wait.

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