Hi all, I have what I’m hoping is a fun announcement for you today. I’ve decided that starting on September 7th will be: CLASSICS WEEK (contain your excitement) From Monday to Friday, I will be publishing a post everyday about my love for classics. Get ready for discussions, recommendations and reviews all about classic literature. I … More EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT
Hi all, ‘What Are You Reading Wednesday’ is a segment hosted by itsareadingthing.com in which you have to answer three questions pertaining to the book you are currently reading. The questions are as follows: 1. What’s the name of your current read? 2. Go to page 34 in your book or 34% in your eBook and share one … More What are you reading Wednesday?
Hi all, I haven’t done a QOTW in a while so I thought today would be a good day to bring you another one of my favourite quotations. I’m currently reading Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens and I’ve found a lot of beautiful passages so far. Here is one for you: ‘If we all had hearts like … More Quote of the Week – QOTW #14
It’s another Top 5 Wednesday. This week’s topic was too good not to write about. T5W was created by gingerreadslainey. You can find each week’s topics here. Here are the Top 5 tropes I love to hate (Warning: this will include spoilers) 5. The Forced Perfect Ending I’m not sure if this counts as a trope but I’m including … More T5W: Top 5 Tropes You Hate
Who’s got some new books? I have! One of my colleagues gave me a 20% voucher to WHSmith so I felt obliged to go buy some books. I had to contain my excitement and managed to get out of the store with only 3 books and a not-so-traumatised purse. Here is what I got: … More Colourful Book Haul
This week’s topic for T5W is your Top 5 Required Readings. (T5W was created by gingerreadslainey. You can find each week’s topics here.) I already wrote two posts on my favourite university reads (Part 1 & Part 2) but I thought I would go back a little further and find my Top 5 Required Readings up from my earlier … More T5W: Top 5 Required Readings
I’ve never been one to read a lot of non-fiction and I don’t spend a lot of time sifting through the ‘self-help’ aisle at my local bookstore. I have been seen enjoying a biography or an essay on occasion but they were usually assigned to me for class. In July, I discovered something new: ‘How-To’ books … More On reading ‘How-To’ books