Birthday Book Haul

It was my birthday earlier this week, which ended up not being the greatest day for a couple of reasons, but I did receive some books from my wishlist courtesy of my sister and some Twitter people which was really nice and cheered me up for a little bit.

March Wrap Up: Crafts, Languages and A Little Reading On The Side

Ahh, March, the month that was more along the lines of “crochet, crochet, Castle and Bones on Disney+ Star, Animal Crossing, crochet, Duolingo Italian, knitting, get distracted by a new MP3 player, and maybe read a couple of chapters here or there…”

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Books: Seize The Day

I don’t know about you but I certainly have a selection of songs that have helped me to not completely give in to the spiralling nature of the pandemic: Trip a Little Light Fantastic from Mary Poppins Returns, Try Everything from Zootopia/Zootropolis, One Day More from Les Miserables, and Seize The Day from Newsies. InContinue reading “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Books: Seize The Day”

Book Tag: Animal Crossing New Horizons

It is a year since lockdowns in the UK started and we had the timely arrival of both Disney+ and Animal Crossing New Horizons. Both have been very important in giving me an escape when I’ve been unable to pick up a book or crochet, but playing Animal Crossing on my switch has become anContinue reading “Book Tag: Animal Crossing New Horizons”

Spring Solstice: Books With Spring Coloured Covers

Spring is upon us! The season I both adore and loathe. It is when all my favourite flowers bloom again, when I see new life in the nearby fields, and when there is more natural daylight to enjoy. It’s simply unfortunate that it also brings along the allergies. Yuck. Anyway, I didn’t start writing toContinue reading “Spring Solstice: Books With Spring Coloured Covers”

Ten New Additions To My Book Wishlist

If there is one type of post I seem to like writing and reading at the moment, it is lists. Lists of anticipated releases, new acquisitions, backlist books and so forth. I’ll add to this with a post dedicated to books I’ve recently added to my wishlist, which I curate via Amazon.

Stand Out Quotes From Recent Reads

In every book we read there will be a section, paragraph, or line that sticks with us. It’s what makes us remember the book, the story and the feelings it left us with. Across quite a few books I’ve read recently there are some quotes I can’t stop thinking about and feel important to meContinue reading “Stand Out Quotes From Recent Reads”