A Weekend Friend Trip Book Haul – Blogtober

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A little while ago, one of my best friends Charlotte came to stay with us to celebrate Lois’ birthday. It was a weekend of friends, food and book shopping, including a little bit of paint a pot, and it was absolutely lovely. I picked up a couple of books that weekend so figured it was worth a small haul.

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I’m Just Not Feeling Reviews – Blogtober

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You know when you go through a little bit of a blog slump? We’ve all been there when we don’t know what to write, and if we do know what to write, it’s just not coming out and on to a page.

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The OsemanVerse Book Tag

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The wonderful Layla at Readable Life created a tag all about Alice Oseman. She’s named it OsemanVerse and honestly as soon as i found out that this was happening i jumped on the chance to be tagged in it. So i want to say a huge thank you to Layla who tagged us in the first post of The OsemanVerse.

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A Honest Post About ARCs

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I think as book bloggers we think a lot about ways to promote books easily and ways to increase your content easily, a lot. A lot of our minds turn to ARC’s (or proof copies) as a way to engage with recent releases, publishers and authors in a really easy manner. I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the book community and the trading and receiving of ARC’s, and i wanted to write an honest post about my thoughts, no matter how controversial they are.

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Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2019

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It’s reached the point in the year where i re-evaluate my reading choices, life choices and pretty much everything else. Luckily, the mid-year freak out tag has been around for some years now to help you look back on your reading and look forward to what you might actually want to read in the rest of the year.

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Book Tropes I Hate (BEDM)

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I recently made a post about the tropes that i actually really enjoy in books, surprisingly, there are some that i really do enjoy. Tropes are incredibly cliched, and in some ways, every single book has some kind of trope in it. Because i’ve already talked about ones that i actually like (and because this list is probably longer), i wanted to talk about the ones that i hate.

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Dumplin’ Film Chat (BEDM)

Now, I haven’t actually read Dumplin’ but I watched the film on Netflix the other day and I absolutely loved it. A lot of people have recommended me both the book and the film adaptation but I just never fully fancied it. I wasn’t sure if I’d be a fan. However, I’m now right on the hype (better late than never). Continue reading