Wrap-Ups and Readathons

February 2016 – My Reading Month in Review

It’s March! Well, it has been for 8 days, it’s just that I’ve had laryngitis and have spent a week and a half curled up in a ball doing nothing and forgetting the world existed, so I’ve barely noticed time passing. Anyway, I’m back in the game now (croaky voice and all) and I’ve been… Continue reading February 2016 – My Reading Month in Review

This or That?

This or That? #30

It’s Monday, and that means it is time for ‘This or That?’ Created by Rae at The Bookmark Chronicles,  ‘This or That?’ is a weekly post giving a choice between two options, where you choose your answer and post about it, and Rae reveals the cumulative answer of the community on Friday. This week’s topic… Continue reading This or That? #30

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

Adult Book Reviews · Book Reviews 2016 · Contemporary Books · Romance Books

‘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

Discussions and Tags

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