Not Really Gone by Blaire Sharpe Publication Date: 8th May 2015 Publisher: AuthorHouse Genre(s): Non-fiction, Memoir, Psychology Series Status: Stand alone Pages: 276 Format and Source: Paperback, Sent by author in exchange for an honest review Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: In every family there is a rock—the person that keeps things together. In Blaire Sharpe’s family, that rock… Continue reading Book Review: Not Really Gone by Blaire Sharpe
So the other day I realised that over the years I have studied a lot of books in school. Admittedly I have bitter memories of some of them (*cough* Romeo and Juliet *cough*), but some I really did and/or do enjoy reading and studying. So here’s my favourites. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini This… Continue reading My 5 Favourite Books I’ve Studied
Room by Emma Donoghue Publication Date: September 13th 2010 Publisher: Picador Genre(s): Contemporary, Adult Series Status: Stand alone Pages: 401 Format and Source: Paperback, Owned Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s Jack’s birthday and he’s excited about turning five. Jack lives with his Ma in Room, which has a locked door and a skylight, and measures 11 feet by… Continue reading Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue
It’s Stephen Hawking birthday! Woo! Well it was yesterday. Anyways, you’re probably wondering what the fudge this has to do with books, and, honestly, I’m just making this post because Stephen Hawking is one of my favourite people who I would love to meet. Apparently he also has a great sense of humour – you… Continue reading Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking!
While I wasn’t blogging in 2016 (again, sorry!) I was reading. I read 46 books and I have to say I’m pretty bloody proud of that. While I didn’t meet my reading goal of 50 books, I still read a lot of books. For this post I thought, instead of just listing all the books… Continue reading 2016 Wrap-Up
So, hello again. It’s been a while. First things first, I think I owe you all an apology for suddenly disappearing like that, and then coming back eight months later. So… PLEASE FORGIVE ME! A lot of things happened in 2016 and I just needed to get away from blogging for a while. But now… Continue reading Please Forgive Me!
First things first: yes, I know it’s been a while. Yes, I know I am a terrible blogger. No, that won’t stop me from at least trying to get back into the swing of things. Anyways The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice, and the rules are pretty simple: Grab a book, any… Continue reading THE FRIDAY 56: June 10th, 2016
Since I forget to post a wrap up for April, and I read a pathetic number of books in May, I decided to combine the wrap ups. I’ve only read 3 books in the past 2 months, but it’s better than nothing! The Girl in 6E by A. R. Torre – This was a great crime… Continue reading April and May Wrap Up 2016!
So, if you hadn’t noticed, I disappeared from the blogosphere again. I’m sorry! It was a combination of being not sure what to blog, being in a reading slump, and I went back to England for a couple weeks. While I was there I obviously bought books, so here they are! Jane Eyre by Charlotte… Continue reading England Book Haul
So I’ve finally reached 300 followers! That’s amazing! Thank you so much for this and the awesome community I am now a part of. I love you guys! In a way to sort of celebrate this I’ve done a recent change to my blog. I’ve only changed the theme but I really love it, so I… Continue reading 300 Followers + Blog Changes