What is it that draws you to a book? Is it the cover? The author? Both of these play a massive part in whether I pick up a book or not, but sometimes I also take a sneak peak at the first line. First lines play a massive part in people's perceptions of the book,… Continue reading Favourite Opening Lines – Top Ten Tuesday
I think I can say that, without a doubt, Fantasy is my favourite Genre. There is something about being able to immerse yourself in a new world, whether it be completely made up, based around mythology/folklore or set in a slightly different version of the world we know and love. Learning new magic systems and… Continue reading Reasons why I love Fantasy books – Top Ten Tuesday
Until last year I very very rarely DNF a book, I would always power though hoping that somehow it would get better. However, since becoming a blogger, and creating a TBR for myself that is ridiculously large, I have started to realise that if I don't like a book it's ok to give up on… Continue reading Books I Have DNF’d – Top Ten Tuesday
When you look at the amount of MG books out there today compared to when I was a kid you are truly spoilt for choice. They are filled to the brim with wonderful new worlds, amazingly written characters, some truly fantastic rep and writing that blew me away. Some of the books i'm highlighting I… Continue reading Books I wish I had read as a child – Top Ten Tuesday!
This weeks Top Ten Tuesday is all about book titles that we think would make good band names &, even though I found this one super hard, I think I've picked some pretty great choices. I thought I might try and be a bit different by including songs from bands I think would fit into… Continue reading Titles that would make good band names – Top Ten Tuesday!
Do you ever have that book, the one you absolutely adored whilst reading, the one that took you a long while to get over, and then you just... forget about it. I have so many series/books on my shelves that I really need to re-read. I remember loving them, but would find it hard to… Continue reading Books I enjoyed but rarely talk about – Top Ten Tuesday!
There was a lot of talk going round a few months ago calling book bloggers useless and pointless to the book selling/promoting process which, lets be honest, is absolute bull! The majority of my shelves are filled with books that were recommended to me by bloggers or I picked up because of a spotlight/review. So… Continue reading Book Bloggers are the best! – Top Ten Tuesday!
This weeks theme is signs that you are a book lover. If you ask my dad it would be the nearly daily arrival of books! But there are sooo many other things that show your love for books. I have overflowing shelves, piles of boxes full of merch, pin boards galore and some nerdy book… Continue reading 10 signs you're a book lover – Top Ten Tuesday!
This weeks Top Ten Tuesday topic was a genre freebie to I decided to make a list of 10 fantasy reads I think would be great for people new to the genre. Some of these have ties to the world we know and love, others are based around well known folklore/mythology and they all have… Continue reading Fantasy for Newbies – Top Ten Tuesday!
Spring is finally around the corner... even if the weather still thinks we're in Winter. I've decided to dedicate the next few months to my ridiculous Netgalley backlog, I have been approved for some amazing books and i'm excited to finally give myself the time to read them. As well as my Netgalley reads I'm… Continue reading Spring TBR – Top Ten Tuesday!