While last month, my desire to read came in peaks and troughs, in May I found my rhythm and alternated between multiple books at once. I used to be a strict one-book-at-a-time reader, but lately, I feel like I’m getting
Like many others, my quarantine reading mood has been swinging from one extreme to the other. Some days, I can sit and read without breaking for hours on end. Others, I simply cannot concentrate. Nevertheless, I somehow squeezed in 11
Much like everyone else, I’m doing my best to stay as positive and proactive as possible in the face of the pandemic; books and my new, impulse-buy Nintendo Switch are keeping me sane. During lockdown, I’m also enjoying plenty of
February is here! The seemingly endless month of January is over. We made it! As long as the month felt, the beginning of the new decade saw me delving straight into my reading goals. This year I’m hoping to read
Way back in January I laid out some personal goals for 2019; one of them was to read 12 classic novels in 12 months. Despite being an English Literature student, there are plenty of celebrated classics I’m yet to read.
And just like that only one month remains of 2019. In November I kicked off one of my new year goals early; read books I already own and steer clear from the allure of shiny new releases. Although it’s tough,
As expected, October flew by and it’s time for another reading wrap-up. Now it’s November, I’m eager to know when it’s acceptable to start playing Christmas tunes and begin feeling festive. Is it too early for a bit of Xmas
Autumn is well and truly in full swing; the rain is pouring, the leaves are falling and the gloomy sky is impelling me to do nothing but bury myself beneath my duvet and read as much as possible. Unfortunately, many
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
I’ve only read two of her novels, but after reading Persuasion, I’ve fallen irr...
classics, favourites, fiction, and romance
2019 seems to have become the year I read strikingly unique works of fiction that take the art of writing to new extremes. From Max Porter’s Lanny to Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ali Smith’s Autumn is another novel to w...
contemporary, cover-appreciation, fiction, library, and series
YA dystopian novels were my favourites to read while I was in school, so I was intrigued to see if this would live up to my 15-year-old self’s standards. I’m not sure whether it’s because I’m older, or because the book is ...
dystopian, fiction, romance, series, and young-adult