Book Haul: June 2016

Somehow I was miraculously controlled with my book buying in June: *I suspect nargles are behind it.* Most excited to read: 1. Orange Is The New Black by Piper Kerman 2. All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven 3. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Most excited to own: 1. Summer Days & Summer Nights edited by Stephanie Perkins 2. Worth Dying For by Lee Child … More Book Haul: June 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Intimidating Series

June 28: Top Ten Most Intimidating Series This week for Top Ten Tuesday, we have a freebie week. I decided to look back at old TTT’s that were topics years ago, long before I began participating, and plumped for intimidating series, because, well, they’re intimidating! These series are all ones I own, but have either … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Intimidating Series

Opposites Book Tag

Happy mid-summer month! This month I saw this tag on Miss Elizabeth‘s blog and decided to make it June’s book tag. Wishing you all a great summer, before you know it, it’ll be winter! First book in your collection/Last book you bought Faraway Tree Stories by Enid Blyton/How To Find Love In A Bookshop by … More Opposites Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favourite 2016 Releases So Far This Year 

June 21: Top Ten Favourite 2016 Releases So Far This Year I am notoriously bad at reading new releases (unless I have been anticipating them for months) and as a result I have only read one 2016 release so far – therefore, this list comprises that one novel and my favourite nine other reads this … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favourite 2016 Releases So Far This Year 

Successes and Failures: Top Ten Books On My Spring TBR

On March 15, I wrote a post entitled Top Ten Books On My Spring TBR which featured the following novels: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell The Grownup by Gillian Flynn Blue Is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare The Visitor by Lee Child Unhooked … More Successes and Failures: Top Ten Books On My Spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of The Year

June 14: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of The Year I cannot fathom how we are almost halfway through 2016 already, but somehow we are, so here is a list of the ten books that I am most anticipating being released over the remainder of the year – in date order … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of The Year

‘Robinson Crusoe’ by Daniel Defoe [Book Review]

It’s taken me far too long, but today (only 11 days before my essay deadline) I finally finished reading Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, for my fourth MA essay and the 2016 Reading Challenge. I listened to it on audiobook, which at least made the experience bearable – it was long winded and heavy! Title: Robinson … More ‘Robinson Crusoe’ by Daniel Defoe [Book Review]