little fires everywhere blog tour
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Blog tour: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

It's not often that I'll read a book that I don't know much about. I'm usually hooked by an intriguing synopsis, have already read something by the author, I've fallen for a pretty cover or, if it's being reviewed everywhere, I want to know what everyone's talking about. It wasn't the case with Celeste Ng's… Continue reading Blog tour: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

my goodreads reading challenge 2016
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My 2016 Goodreads Challenge

I'd had a Goodreads account for a while but not really used it until this year. When I was bored I liked to rate books in order to get recommendations but I never used it to track my reading. This year I set myself my first challenge - to read 50 books in 2016. I… Continue reading My 2016 Goodreads Challenge

small great things by jodi picoult
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Friday Favourites #25

I've been back at work this week after 11 days off so there's not been much time for fun times, in the typical sense at least, but I've got five beautiful favourites for you. 1. Etsy Made Local. I went along to the Etsy Made Local Christmas market in St Ives last week - and… Continue reading Friday Favourites #25

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blogging, Books, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #13

I love writing these posts; even if I've had a particularly lazy/stressful/shitty week, I'm always able to think of at least five things that have put a smile on my face. In amongst a week full of deadlines, late nights, over-time and, let's face it, just feeling a little bit stressed out, I've taken comfort… Continue reading Friday Favourites #13

small great things by jodi picoult
Books

Item of the day: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

It feels like forever since her last novel was released but there's finally a new Jodi Picoult book on the way - Small Great Things! Well, it's a few months off yet but it's due for release just in time for my birthday. And I can already tell it's going to be a weepie, as… Continue reading Item of the day: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

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Books, geekery

A peak at my Amazon wish list

I'm not gonna lie; I have, like, a dozen Amazon wish lists. You've gotta organise your shit, right? Just like with Pinterest! There's one for books, DVDs, Pop Vinyls, homeware, stuff for Jenson... The other day I shared some mini reviews of what I've been reading lately and it got me thinking about all of… Continue reading A peak at my Amazon wish list

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blogging, Books, Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Follow Friday #25

After missing last week's Follow Friday because I was (shock horror) actually out being sociable (I know, right!), and checking into the #lbloggers chat on Sunday for the first time in months, this week's Follow Friday has shit loads of awesome content for your reading pleasure. Enjoy! Books Why I let Jodi Picoult destroy my… Continue reading Follow Friday #25

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The ‘Would You Rather’ book tag

I've been tagged by Manchester Flick Chick in a book tag and you know I love me a tag. I just can't help sharing! Here's the lowdown on me and my reading habits. Would you rather only read trilogies or only read standalones? I often get emotionally invested in characters and want to know more,… Continue reading The ‘Would You Rather’ book tag

derbyshire - bolsover castle
Books, Film, Lifestyle

Four Things

I've seen this post doing the rounds on a few blogs lately and have borrowed from Life Outside London. If you're writing a similar post, leave me a link below! Four movies I have watched more than once Whip It - made me fall in love with roller derby Hitch - I can recite this… Continue reading Four Things

what i've been reading lately
Books, geekery

What I’ve been reading lately #2

In the weeks/months where my blogging dwindled I read an awful lot. So much so that when it came to finally posting book reviews, I thought it best to do a summary. So here's a rundown on what I've been reading lately. The John Green books Paper Towns, Looking For Alaska, Let It Snow, Will… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #2