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2020: A Bookish Summary

“I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.” HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! I hope you are all staying safe and feeling hopeful for the year ahead. But to begin with…let’s look back on the year that was 2020…in a bookish way! I read 28 books out …

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Christmas Book Haul

Hello everyone, Merry Christmas! I hope you all had a lovely one despite the goings on in the world around us! So with Christmas, comes presents and for bookworms like myself; this normally entails a lot of books! Books that I definitely don’t have room for! Anyway, I thought I’d share my bookish Christmas haul …

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Lockdown 2.0

Hello everyone, It’s been a little while since I was last on the blog part of my site. How have you all been? As we enter Lockdown 2.0 in England, let’s take a look at what I’ve been up to since the last lockdown and what I’ll be doing during this upcoming lockdown. •Work – …

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Birthday Book Haul

Hello everyone, So last week was my birthday, I’m now 25 years old! But I got a good little birthday book haul for my birthday despite being in lockdown and thought I’d share it with you! Louisa May Alcott – Little Women Blurb: Set against the backdrop of the American civil war, the story begins …

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Corona Blog Post

Hello everyone, Here we are, week 7, nearly week 8 of isolation (in the UK) – how are we all doing? I know that we’re probably all struggling in some way or another and I want you all to know that I’m here for you. Some of you may still be working like myself, I’m …

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Jan-March Summary of Reads 2020

Hello all, I thought I hadn’t posted a blog post in a while so I thought I’d summarise the first quarter of the year in books! So as many of you know, I set myself the challenge of reading 26 books this year – Challenge 2020. So let’s see how far I’ve gotten shall we? …

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Top Reads of 2019

Hello all, Whilst I’m well aware that January 2020 is well under way and drawing to a close, Chinese New Year is just around the corner so I thought I’d take the opportunity to write about my top reads from 2019! I know I splurged a lot of stats in the 2019 review but this …

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2019 in review

Hello all, Sorry I’m late, I hope you all had a wonderful new year and have some fun resolutions! Mine is to see my friends more! What’s yours? So here I am going to review my 2019 in books! In 2019, I read 29 books. I’m quite disappointed with this really, I was no where …

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The Three-Body Problem

Hello all, How is January treating you all? I know this book isn’t on my challenge 2020 but bear with me! This book was recommended to me by someone very close and special to me and when he said it was the first non-English book to win the Hugo Award (an annual literary ward celebrating …

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The Song of Achilles

Hello all, Happy first review of January 2021! I started this book on Boxing Day (26th December 2020) but couldn’t finish it in time for a December review so instead it’s pride of place as my first 2021 review. Does anyone else like ancient history? I love it – my particular favourite is Ancient Egypt …

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2020: A Bookish Summary

“I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.” HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! I hope you are all staying safe and feeling hopeful for the year ahead. But to begin with…let’s look back on the year that was 2020…in a bookish way! I read 28 books out …

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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Hello all, First of all – Merry Christmas! I hope you all managed to have a good Christmas despite everything that is going on in the world around us! Over the Christmas period, I finished one of my Challenge 2020 books! This one is from the category ‘A book released in the year I was …

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Christmas Book Haul

Hello everyone, Merry Christmas! I hope you all had a lovely one despite the goings on in the world around us! So with Christmas, comes presents and for bookworms like myself; this normally entails a lot of books! Books that I definitely don’t have room for! Anyway, I thought I’d share my bookish Christmas haul …

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Secrets

Hello everyone, This next read is called Secrets and is from my Challenge 2020 in the category, books with one-word title. This book has been on my bookshelf for a while and I just haven’t gotten round to reading it…until now! “We build too many walls and not enough bridges – Isaac Newton (1643-1727)” The …

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Moondust

Hello all, This next book isn’t from my Challenge 2020, instead this is one recommended by someone very close and very important and special to me. “There’s a lot of love and peace in the air…but not necessarily in the air around me.” My favourite kind of books is those that are recommended to me …

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Lockdown 2.0

Hello everyone, It’s been a little while since I was last on the blog part of my site. How have you all been? As we enter Lockdown 2.0 in England, let’s take a look at what I’ve been up to since the last lockdown and what I’ll be doing during this upcoming lockdown. •Work – …

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Wuthering Heights

Hello all, The next book in Challenge 2020 is from ‘a classic’ section and for this one I chose – Wuthering Heights. I started this book for A level English but I dropped this subject as taking 5 A levels got a bit on top of me! Now is my opportunity to re-read it and …

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The Shadow Queen

Hello all, Long time no speak! How is everyone? I hope you’re all staying safe! As we all head into another lockdown keep an eye out on my blog page for a new post. The next read in my Challenge 2020 comes from the fantasy category and this one was definitely a good choice! Remember …

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