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Blossoming Hearts Award

So fellow book fanatic and blogger Emily has kindly nominated me for the Blossoming Hearts Award, and I couldn’t be more grateful. Bloggers like Emily remind me how lovely the blogging community truly is, her endless support over the past couple of months has been incredible. Make sure you check…

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On Writing, Telling Stories & Progressing – Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone.

Tuesday 31st July 2018, Waterstones ‘In Conversation with Tomi Adeyemi’ It was after devouring her debut novel ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ when I discovered author Tomi Adeyemi was coming to Waterstones in Liverpool. After relishing this enchanting story, I bought a ticket and I’m so happy I did. Hearing…

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20th Birthday: Feelings, Thoughts and Everything in Between

Yep, this girl just turned 20. Whaat. I’m no longer a teenager. So, does this mean I’m a real adult now? Oh, how time flies by. For my 10th birthday, I think I had a BBQ in the back garden with a bunch of my family and friends. The older ones…

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July Wrap Up – Books I’ve Read This Month

And just like that another month has flown by. The sun has been shining here in the UK, but today as I’m writing this I’m accompanied by the gentle patter of rain upon my window. The sound of rain makes me feel so cozy, as does reading a good book,…

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Little Things 3 – 50 Happy Things

This past week I’ve felt as if all of my creativity and blog post ideas have been sucked out of me. I was ill last weekend, and have been left with a sniffling cold and fatigue which has hindered my willingness to sit down and write. My phone’s also broken,…

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6 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting University

Having just finished second year, I’m now officially half-way through university – where has the time gone? My first two years of studying have been the most exciting, but also a couple of the most challenging years of my life. I’ve learned a lot, not least academically, but I’ve learned…

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The Silent Companions Book Review

“You could not explain fear; you could only feel it, roaring through the silence and striking your heart still.” Author: Laura Purcell             Published: 2017             Pages:  385             Rating: 4 stars Typically drawn to fluffy YA stories…

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3 Reasons Why Perfectionism Is Ruining Your Progress

perfectionism noun refusal to accept any standard short of perfection. Ever since I could walk I have delighted in writing, drawing, and anything which allows me to be creative. For instance, in an attempt at creating my own ‘books’, 6-year-old me would fold a stack of A4 paper in half,…

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Book Blogger A-Z Survey

I haven’t had much time to sit down and write over the past couple of days, so instead, I thought it would be fun to start the week with this little Book Blogger survey! I am a self-confessed bookworm and in light of my latest post, I thought it would…

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June Wrap Up – Books I’ve Read This Month

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” Now that uni’s over for summer, I’ve found…

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