Bite-Size Corner · Book Reviews 2016 · Contemporary Books · Non-Fiction Book Reviews

Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Reason I Jump’ by Naoki Higashida

Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, ‘The Reason I Jump’ is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘The Reason I Jump’ by Naoki Higashida

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‘Me Before You’ by Jojo Moyes

Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job or that knowing what’s… Continue reading ‘Me Before You’ by Jojo Moyes

Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday – Worst Love Interests

Happy Wednesday, all! I hate Wednesdays, but this Top 5 Wednesday has certainly perked me up – I’ve been excited for it for a while! Top 5 Wednesday, if you didn’t know, is a list tag created by Lainey at Gingerreadslainey on YouTube. Every week, you post a list of your ‘top 5’ of a… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Worst Love Interests

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The Encouraging Thunder Award

As you know, I love blog awards, and this is a very quick one that I was nominated for by The Orang-utan Librarian. Many thanks! The reason I love this one is that it encourages you to discuss why you began blogging, which is something I enjoy reading others discuss, yet have not mentioned myself… Continue reading The Encouraging Thunder Award

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Enjoyed Recently That Were Out Of My Comfort Zone

Happy Tuesday, all! Hope it’s been a good one for you so far… Top Ten Tuesday is, as always, the creation of The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is ‘top ten books I enjoyed recently that weren’t my typical genre/were out of my comfort zone’, with recently equating to the past year. I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Enjoyed Recently That Were Out Of My Comfort Zone

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The Liebster Award #3 – Books at Dawn’s Questions

Evening, all! I’ve been nominated for the Liebster award by Jesse @ Books at Dawn. Pop over to his blog and say hello if you haven’t already! I’ve done this one twice before, which you can find here (#1 and #2), but the brilliance of the Liebster award is that you end up answering 11… Continue reading The Liebster Award #3 – Books at Dawn’s Questions

Page 394

Page 394 – February 2016

‘Turn to page three hundred and ninety-four.’ ~Severus Snape, ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ Most people are familiar with this legendary Severus Snape line. Novelcraftings has gone a step further, and created a meme in honour of the fantastic Alan Rickman, who passed away on the 14th January. The challenge is simple: turn… Continue reading Page 394 – February 2016