How are we halfway through July already? Given that it’s been a wet and chilly week here in Liverpool you wouldn’t think it. My sandals are longing for a crack of sunshine. Despite the grey clouds, I’m still relishing a
No matter what it is, I always feel a surge of juvenile euphoria whenever I receive something through the letterbox. So, it’s safe to say that when my first Books That Matter box arrived, I was ecstatic. ‘Books That Matter is
Having read 7 books, June wasn’t the best month in terms of numbers. However, I LOVED most of what I read. Also, I’ve dedicated the past week to finally read my most-anticipated book of the year: A Little Life. Does
Brunch, Banana Bread and a Mid-Year Reflection Summer is here! June has come to an end and the sun has finally made an appearance. This weekend I’ve alternated between working on my blog, soaking up the sun and having my
You might have noticed that things are looking slightly different around here. Yes, my little slice of the internet has had a refresh! It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now – make my blog slightly more
If you ask me, every season is a good season for reading. But there’s something about summer that begs a reading list – the long days, long weekends everything improved by a good book. So, I finally compiled a summer
“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
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