I'd rather be reading notecards
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Why I’d rather be reading

This post features a product sent for review purposes (all nerdy thoughts are my own) and affiliate links Two years ago Abrams & Chronicle published a wonderful little book called I'd Rather Be Reading, a mini coffee table book, packed full of literary-inspired artwork, quotes and photographs, and peppered with essays by fellow book nerds… Continue reading Why I’d rather be reading

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review
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Am I overthinking this?

I was sent this product for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features an affiliate link Did you know that if you Google 'overthinking' you get over 21 million results?! If you're anything like me and overthink about how much you're overthinking, you need Am I Overthinking This? in your life.… Continue reading Am I overthinking this?

What I've been reading lately
Books, feminism

What I’ve been reading lately #20

Happy National Book Lovers Day! I thought I'd celebrate with a few mini reviews of what I've been reading lately, including a book which I have a feeling will be in my top five of the year. The Newcomer by Fern Britton I was invited to a launch event for the latest release from Fern… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #20

What I've been reading lately
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What I’ve been reading lately #19

This post features affiliate links It's been a while since I've updated you on my reading progress for the year. I've now read 41/52 books for this year's Goodreads Challenge and the last six have been pretty eclectic - three feminist non-fiction, two young adults, and a Harry Potter. I'm anything but predictable. If you're… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #19

Small World by Ishta Mercurio and Jen Corace
Books, Jenson

What Jenson has been reading lately #5

[Ad - review. I was sent a copy of Small World for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links] I love that I'm raising a mini bookworm. Jenson has got his favourite books memorized (seriously, he can recite The Gruffalo word for word) and he's always asking to go… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #5

Puffin Picture Book Subscription - review
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Puffin Picture Book Subscription Box review

[Ad - review. I was sent a box for review purposes and all thoughts are my own] There are few things I love more than bedtime stories with Jenson. I'm so proud to be raising a mini bookworm who always asks for more stories and learns his favourites by heart. Thanks to the Puffin Picture… Continue reading Puffin Picture Book Subscription Box review

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Books

Mid-Year Book Freak Out (2019)

This post features affiliate links You know I can't resist a bookish tag and the mid-year book freak out is a great opportunity to check in with any reading goals and challenges. I completed it for the first time last year and had forgotten all about it until I spotted it on The Roaring Bookworm… Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out (2019)

Jodi Picoult books
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My top ten Jodi Picoult books

This post features affiliate links Jodi Picoult is my all-time favourite writer. I've read all of her adult novels, with the exception of Mercy, which I've only recently been able to find a copy of in the UK (it's already in my basket for my next Amazon order), and she never fails to surprise me.… Continue reading My top ten Jodi Picoult books

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Books

What I’ve been reading lately #18

This post features affiliate links It's only now that I've come to put this little update together that I've realised something which links all of these titles. Fun! I'm sure it won't take you long to spot... Here are some short reviews of what I've been reading lately. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier There are… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #18

Lit Chat review
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Lit Chat #5

[Ad – previous collaboration. This post contains affiliate links] Welcome to part five of my Lit Chat series (check out parts one, two, three and four). This is the series where I select a few of my Lit Chat cards (previously sent for review) and discuss reading habits and book-related memories, amongst other bookish things,… Continue reading Lit Chat #5