BEDM: Popular Culture References in Books

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Popular culture references are something that cannot be avoided. They’re everywhere and we make them in day to day life more than we’d imagine. They are popping up in songs, movies and even more commonly, books.

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BEDM: My Conflicting Thoughts on Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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I updated this a little on our blog twitter and on my own personal one too. However I really needed to do a post to air all this out. I started reading Fangirl because everyone was talking about it (still! A few years after publication!) so I thought it must be amazing. I’d definitely say it’s one of the most well loved YA books of our generation. Continue reading “BEDM: My Conflicting Thoughts on Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell”

Top 5 Books You Wish Had Sequels

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There comes a time in every readers life when they read a really great novel, go to Amazon to buy the sequel, only to realise that it is in fact just a stand-alone. The horror we all feel. Luckily this weeks Top 5 Wednesday gives us a release of those emotions that left us hanging on the edge of a cliff because all we wanted was to find out if they stay together in the end!

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October 2015 Wrap-Up

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October my first month back at University full time, as a result my third year work has started to pile up! This has sadly meant that I haven’t had much time to read for pleasure (text books definitely do NOT count even if you love your subject.) That being said I’ve managed to get through quite a few of books that I wanted to get to this month and managed to read 5 in total before our Halloween Read-Along started!

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Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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I’ve had fangirl sitting on my bookshelf since its release week back in September 2013 and I’ve only just gotten around to reading it (I know, I know.) It’s an absolutely perfect transition book for anyone who is in College or University and I cannot believe I’ve waited this long to read it. Honestly the only thing that forced me to read it now is the fact that this time next year I won’t be a student anymore and I probably won’t relate to it as well. So at the beginning of my third year of University I picked up on of the most well-known YA books around!

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