Book Haul: April 2018

Following the blip that was my March 2018 Book Haul, I appear to be back on track with my bookish resolution of buying fewer books. Only three novels came into my possession this month, two of them signed, and one to add to my ever-expanding Jack Reacher collection. To be honest, I’d call that a resounding … More Book Haul: April 2018

I Spy Book Tag

April: the clocks have changed and summer is on its way. Goodbye snow, hello sun (hopefully). This month’s tag comes courtesy of Songs Wrote My Story, and it looks super fun (and rather intense given the time limit). With the exception of number 6, for obvious reasons, my list is entirely TBR focused, as I … More I Spy Book Tag

‘Further Confessions of a GP’ by Dr. Benjamin Daniels [Book Review]

We are now nearing the end of April and I’ve only just finished my 3rd book of the year and the 2018 Reading Challenge. This reading slump has really hit me hard, and it appears to be sticking around for the foreseeable future, especially when it comes to reading fiction, so as a form of respite … More ‘Further Confessions of a GP’ by Dr. Benjamin Daniels [Book Review]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Frequently Used Words In YA Book Titles

April 24: Top Ten Frequently Used Words In YA Book Titles Whilst considering this week’s prompt, I decided to Google the topic, not in order to cheat, purely out of curiosity. I stumbled across a blog post entitled Top 20 Words In YA Book Titles, and whilst I cannot guarantee its reliability, the results were … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Frequently Used Words In YA Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I’ve Lied About Reading

April 17: Top Ten Books I’ve Lied About Reading Everybody does it; I don’t care who you are, where you’re from, or what you’re doing with your life, everybody has lied about having read one book or other. You might have said you’ve read James Joyce’s Ulysses, William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, or Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I’ve Lied About Reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Loved But Will Never Re-Read

April 10: Top Ten Books I Loved But Will Never Re-Read Re-reading books is a strange phenomenon to me as an adult. As a child, it was one of my favourite things to do: I loved rediscovering my favourite stories over and over again, to the point where I pretty much could recite the tale … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Loved But Will Never Re-Read

‘1984’ by George Orwell [Book Review]

Somehow it’s April, and I’ve only just finished my second book of the year and the 2018 Reading Challenge. Regardless, things are kicking back into action now with the imminent start of my MA English dissertation, which I have (loosely and theoretically at the moment) decided to base on twentieth century dystopian fiction. As such, today … More ‘1984’ by George Orwell [Book Review]