Netgalley Tag: Book Review secrets revealed!

Netgalley Tag Have you ever used Netgalley? Have you read and reviewed many books through the website? What do you like and dislike about it? How many books do you currently have on your Netgalley shelf? Let me know in the comments! Auto-Approved: Who is one author whose books you automatically want to read, regardless…

5 ways blogging makes you better

I’m really loving my ‘listicle’-type posts recently! This is the first time I’ve tried out such a ‘click-baity’ title though… Anyway, on with the post… It used to be that blogging was a slightly geeky hobby, but it is now becoming more mainstream and a great opportunity to develop or showcase your skills. Here are…

New Year’s Bookish Resolutions

New Year’s Bookish Resolutions I saw this over on Amy’s blog Golden Books Girl and thought it looked like fun so I have shamelessly nicked it! Let me know if any of your resolutions match up with mine! 1. An Author You’d Like To Read That You’ve Never Read Until recently this was Leigh Bardugo,…

2019 Goals

2019 Goals ‘New Year, New Me’ seems to be the general feeling around this time of year and it can be hard not to get caught up in making grand plans about all the wonderful things we will do this year, without keeping in mind that all of the time pressures and obligations from last…

2018 Blogging Stats

2018 Blogging Stats How has 2018 been for you? Has your blog grown or has it fallen by the wayside? Stats are those things that we all really care about, but somehow don’t talk about that often. People always say that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to others, but it is difficult not to care about…

December Round-Up

December Round-Up So, here we are at the end of the year and it simultaneously feels as if it has flown by and taken forever! A lot has happened in the past month alone, with a mad rush at the end of term ( as always!), a nightmare journey through an airport where planes were…

November Round-Up

Monthly Round-Up for November November feels like it has passed in the blink of an eye! It has, if possible, been even busier than October. We have been viewing houses, making offers, and having our hopes both raised and dashed. In school, we have had parent-teacher evenings and been preparing for one of my favourite…

My Life in Books

My Life in Books What do the books on your shelf say about you? I know that bookshelves are one of the first things I look at when visiting someone’s house! Last week in work was very busy and I still feel like I haven’t fully recovered my normal levels of energy, so I haven’t…

Burning the candle at both ends

Burning the candle at both ends I am writing this post from a place of near exhaustion. I’m not intending to moan, but to give some context to what’s going on behind the scenes of the blog. I started blogging properly in July last year and have posted almost daily since then…that’s a lot of…

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to see together

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to see together Oh now, the theme this week is practically impossible! At first I started thinking about characters from different books and imagined who it would be interesting to see together whether as friends, enemies or lovers, but it is so tough! Let me have a go… One…

Two books about World War One

Originally posted on Book Murmuration:
Reviews: Short titles about World War One.  White Feather by Catherine And David MacPhail The Great War is over but the grief has just begun. Tony’s brother Charlie did not return from the front. Instead of dying a hero’s death, Charlie was shot as a traitor for deserting his post.…