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February Book Haul and Summary

Another month has come and gone and personally February has always been a difficult month and it got even more so this year. Thankfully, books come to my aid and give me somewhere to escape from the world. Here’s my substantially smaller book haul than I had in January. Only a Monster – Vanessa Len …

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Christmas Book Haul and 2021 Summary

Hello book lovers and new followers, I’m so excited to have gained some new followers over the Christmas and New Years holidays, you have no idea how much this means to me. I know I should have done the Christmas book haul and 2021 summary in 2021 but as most of you probably know, it …

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Halloween Book Haul

Hello my lovelies, How are we all? I realised that I haven’t done a blog post in forever (I have been doing plenty of book reviews in the meantime if you’d like to check those out)! I was away over the Halloween weekend and I love Halloween (not quite as much as Christmas but I …

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Birthday Book Haul

Heeey, On 17th May it was my birthday! I know, it was ages ago now but I’ve been busy! And whilst it was another that I didn’t do anything for, I was surrounded by books in gift form! So here’s my birthday book haul: Blood Orange Blurb: Alison has it all. A doting husband, adorable …

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Les Misérables – Heroes and Villains

Hello all, After reading Les Misérables, I felt that I had an opinion on who the true villain of the tale was. I had watched the film previous to reading this and my opinion definitely changed. I was intrigued to see what other opinions were. So over the past few weeks I have been compiling …

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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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Hunting The Falcon: Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and the Marriage that Shook Europe

On this day, at this time in 1536, Anne Boleyn was executed. She was the first ever Queen of England to be executed. Following her, two more Queens of England were executed but we’re not here to discuss them. King Henry VIII was one of the most powerful, consequential, famous and infamous monarchs in all …

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Never a Hero

Hello, You may remember that back in October I read Only a Monster? Well here is the sequel! Never a Hero is the  sequel to Only a Monster by Vanessa Len and honestly I didn’t enjoy it as much as the first book however I did really enjoy the ending. This book was longer than …

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A Night to Remember – A Titanic Fact-File

This blog post is linked with my book review of, A Night to Remember so please check it out too! On this day (April 15th) in 1912 (112 years ago), the RMS Titanic sank beneath the ocean and wouldn’t be seen again for another 73 years when Robert Ballard and Jean-Louis Michel located her final …

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A Night To Remember

This book review goes alongside a fact-file I’ve created regarding the Titanic on my blog page so make sure to check out A Night To Remember: A Titanic Fact-File. On this day (April 15th) in 1912 (112 years ago), the RMS Titanic sank beneath the ocean and wouldn’t be seen again for another 73 years …

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The Ballad of Never After

So this is the sequel to Once Upon a Broken Heart. I actually didn’t realise till when i had started reading it that it was a series. Not every love is meant to be. “She used to think love was like a house. Once it was built, a person got to live in it forever. …

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Once Upon a Broken Heart

“All stories are made of both truths and lies, … What matters is the way that we believe in them.” For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in true love and happy endings… until she learns that the love of her life will marry another. “She wanted to be someone’s love, …

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The War of the Worlds

Spooky book in March – okay then! “No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, …

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

So recently, me and my fiance and his sister and brother in law took a trip to Belfast! Despite living in the UK for my whole life, i’d never been and so it was another addition to my countries been! Whilst we were there we went to a distillery – Titanic Distillers where they make …

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House of Flame and Shadow

And there we have it – another book series bites the dust! Bryce Quinlan never expected to see a world other than Midgard, but now that she has, all she wants is to get back. Everything she loves is in Midgard: her family, her friends, her mate. Stranded in a strange new world, she’s going …

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House of Sky and Breath

TRIGGER WARNING:  imagery of concentration camps, torture, murder, blood, violence, gore, prejudice, mention of rape, excessive profanity Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar are trying to get back to normal―they may have saved Crescent City, but with so much upheaval in their lives lately, they mostly want a chance to relax. Slow down. Figure out what …

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