New Year’s Bookish Resolutions 2020

  New Year’s Bookish Resolutions 2020 How is 2020 treating you so far? How are your New Year’s Resolutions going? I saw this book tag over on Amy’s blog Golden Books Girl last year and thought it looked like fun so I have shamelessly nicked it – see last year’s resolutions here, if only to…

#Believathon Reading Challenge

#Believathon Reading Challenge   Yes, yes, I realise that it is more than halfway through November and I realise that I have a terrible track record for actually completing reading challenges. However, the #Believathon middle grade reading challenge is one that I really want to be part of because I feel like middle-grade books get…

Year of the Asian Readathon – Halfway through progress check!

Year of the Asian Readathon – halfway through progress check!   So, way back in January I signed up to this readathon for three reasons: I believe that we should all be reading more diverse books #weneeddiversebooks I have lived in several countries in East Asia (China, Japan, Vietnam) and speak the languages too. I…

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge Why am I attempting to do this reading challenge? I am terrible at completing reading challenges because I am a complete mood reader and therefore struggle to read books as soon as I have told myself that I should read them! However, I am going to make a special…

April Round-Up

Monthly Round-Up for April See my monthly round-ups for January, February and March April has, as always been a varied and busy month – I have been in three countries (England, Northern Ireland and Wales), working full-time and reading as much as possible around that! I have attended a few bookish events, including the wonderful…

March Round-Up

Whoo, another month gone! March wiped me out…very very busy month! See my January and February round-ups here. Books read Total: 45 Picture books: 15 Graphic novels: 2 Middle Grade: 13 Young adult: 9 Adult: 2 Non-fiction: 2 Poetry: 1 Sources of books Library: 34 Bought/Owned: 8 Won: 2 ARC: 3  (e-ARCs from Netgalley) March…

February Round-Up

Ok, not so behind schedule for this one as I was for the January Round-Up, whoops! I know that February is the shortest month but it really did feel like it flew past – how can the first two months of 2018 be gone already?! I read a grand total of 71 books in February…

January Round-Up

Yes, yes, I know this is really late, but I saw these kind of posts on other blogs and really liked it as a way to summarise everything for the month. I read a grand total of 53 books in January. My Goodreads goal for the year is 300 books. As I only joined at…

2017: My year in books

Farewell 2017 and welcome to 2018! What have you read and enjoyed this year? Here are some of mine! I just joined Goodreads in April this year so this isn’t a record of everything I’ve read this year, but I have still found it fun looking back over the year and remembering some new favourites….

The House Cup Reading Challenge

This is my first time trying out a reading challenge – being a total Potterhead I couldn’t resist this! I saw this on Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf and will be joining Team Ravenclaw under the oversight of my head girl Alex from BooksyDaisy Hogwarts Student Questionnaire Name: Christina Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw Wand Type: Laurel wood with…