4 Books to Read When You’re In Need of Comfort

A month ago, who would’ve thought we’d now all be having one collective anxiety attack about the C-word? Things have changed very quickly and they’re bound to change even more in the coming weeks and months, which means there’s a lot of uncertainty going on. I know if there’s one thing I don’t like, it’s uncertainty, […]

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Mini Reviews: February 2020

We’re almost halfway through March already, but what with all of the corona consternation (and me begin hooked on The Sims 2 again) I just hadn’t gotten around to writing my monthly mini reviews yet. Speaking of the coronavirus: I hope everyone’s doing alright! Please take the necessary precautions and stay at home as much […]

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Reading the Oldest Book on My TBR: Everything Is Illuminated

With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man — also named Jonathan Safran Foer — sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and […]

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2020 Releases I’m Excited to Read

Ever since the end of November, I’ve seen endless lists of people’s most anticipated 2020 releases and I’ve been thinking about making a list of my own ever since then. I’ve only got five anticipated releases, though, and two of those are by the same author. I’m just always completely out of the loop when […]

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Mini Reviews: January 2020

The first month of 2020 is over! I was looking forward to starting a brand new reading year in January and although I didn’t have a set TBR at the start of the month, I did end up sort of participating in a readathon halfway through. It’s called the Backlist Bookathon and it’s all about […]

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10 Books I Want to Read in 2020

Happy New Year, everybody! I often get a little stressed around New Year’s because of all of the “new year, new me” things you see everywhere. This time, though, I decided to just not make a big deal of it at all. There’s one thing I am very excited about and that is starting a […]

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My Reading Year in Review: 2019 Was a Good Year!

We’re almost at the end of 2019! The time between Christmas and New Year’s is a time of doing absolutely nothing while at the same time trying to finish up everything before a brand new year rolls around. Over the past few days, I spent most of my time reading (and I also went to […]

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Why Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop Wasn’t What I Expected

In her comfy cottage nestled in the Derbyshire hills, Rosie Hopkins has good reason to feel a warm blush in her cheeks. With Christmas weeks away, the holiday is being ushered in with England’s first glorious snowfall of the season. Her boyfriend, Stephen, is starting his new job as a teacher in the village school. […]

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Reading Goals & End of Year Plans

It’s November! The end of the year is getting closer and that means that’s I’ve been thinking about my reading plans for the rest of the year. Like last year, I didn’t set a Goodreads reading challenge for myself. Not having the pressure of seeing “you’re three books behind schedule” every time you open Goodreads […]

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Thoughts on Buying Books vs Borrowing Them

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of discussion in the bookish community about what’s ‘better’; buying books or borrowing them from the library. For a long time, there’s been this common misconception that being a book blogger or a BookTuber means you have to own a lot of books, preferably hardbacks. Of course, that isn’t the […]

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