Growing up, I was very fortunate to have numerous ways to access books. My local library was only a ten-minute walk away from my house and my Grandfather would often treat me to weekly visits to our local bookshop on a Saturday morning. I think it has only been in the past five years or… Continue reading Thoughts From A Book Snob: Halved Books.
The thing about retail is that as soon as you hit ‘peak’, basically the lead up to Christmas, it means you are highly unlikely to be able to take any holiday at all. Another thing about this for me was that I just started my new job before ‘peak’ began which meant apart from my… Continue reading 24-Hours Alone in London
Two-goal related posts for 2020 in a single week - I know perhaps it’s a little too much but there is a reason I promise! Books and stories have been an integral part of my life for as long as I can remember and as a result, I always feel like they deserved their own… Continue reading Goodreads, Reading Challenges and Other Bookish Goals.
I will admit that I am not one for new years resolutions, not at all. Even if I were, when you look at the statistics most give up by the end of January or at best the end of February, if you’re lucky. However, despite my resistance for new year resolutions I still have goals… Continue reading New Year, New Decade: My Hopes, Affirmations and Goals for 2020.
Dear 2019, I think we both know by now that I have a tendency to focus on the negatives in my life rather than the positives. I’ll probably always be somewhat a pessimist instead of an optimist, but after all this year has taught me I think that actually is a good thing. Thinking the… Continue reading Letter to 2019
It is strange to think that only twelve months ago that I was sitting at the dining room table writing all about the books I loved in 2018. It really doesn’t seem that long ago, and now I’m sat at my desk in my room about to start writing about the books that caught me… Continue reading My Books of 2019
Tilly and the Lost Fairytales By Anna James Format: Hardback Publisher: Harper Collins Children's Books Release Date: 19th September 2019 Blurb: Tilly Pages is a bookwanderer; she can travel inside books, and even talk to the characters she meets there. But Tilly’s powers are put to the test when fairytales start leaking book magic and causing havoc… Continue reading Book Review: Tilly and the Lost Fairytales By Anna James