Hello! We're in 2018 now, but I thought I would spend some time reflecting on the amazing bookish year I had in 2017 with this brilliant End of Year Book Survey. I saw this on my friend Kelly's blog (check out her post here). Check out the original post from Jamie here, with all of the … Continue reading 2017 Book Survey
In 2017, I: Chased my dream. Made some brilliant new friends. Graduated. Worked hard. Felt lonely. Went to my first bookish event. Wrote a dissertation. Doubted myself most days. Fell in love with blogging. Spent time with the people who mean most to me. Had up and down days. Read a lot of incredible books. … Continue reading 2017. What a year.
Hello! So far this week you've been treated to my favourite blog posts, MG books and YA books... today is no different, today is my favourite picture books of 2017. Now there are SO many books that could've been in with a shot, so many amazing books I read in 2017. I've tried to stick … Continue reading Best of 2017: picture books edition
What a year 2017 has been, ay kids? We've been through a lot here. As a student: I've gone from writing my dissertation, to graduating, to starting my SCITT, to finishing my first term as a trainee teacher ALL in the space of one year. That's pretty bonkers. As a blogger: I went from a … Continue reading 2017: what a year!
Well hello compadres. The year is almost coming to an end! What happened there? The day is December 1. I have read books. I have done things. November came and went. It was a pretty stressful month. My poor bullet journal was abandoned due to stresses. I bought a Fitbit and I am coming to … Continue reading November books!
Hello October, goodbye September! Where did September go? As you all know (if you've been following my life!), September was the month I started my SCITT (teacher training) programme, finally fulfilling a life long dream. I will be a teacher in a year... hopefully! Reading definitely took a back seat because of tiredness but I … Continue reading September wrap up
Morning! It's Sunday again! How is everyone? Are we all good? This week's #SixforSunday theme is: Books I'm excited to be released in 2017 So which books are you most excited to come out in the rest of this year? Holly Bourne - It Only Happens In The Movies The Creakers - Tom Fletcher Grave … Continue reading S4S – 2017 books
Thank you so much to Kelly from Kelly's Ramblings for tagging me in the 'Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag' (I know, it's not the middle of the year, but shush!) I'll share MG and YA books, if I can think of one each! 1. The Best Book of the Year So Far… YA: The Scarecrow Queen … Continue reading The Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag
Ink: beautifully written story about the importance of how we remember people. "Every action, every deed, every significant moment is tattooed on your skin for ever. When Leora's father dies, she is determined to see her father remembered forever. She knows he deserves to have all his tattoos removed and made into a Skin Book … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: ALICE BROADWAY
Margot and Me: heartbreaking, soul filled and beautiful. The first I heard of Juno Dawson was when I read the Crisis 'I'll Be Home For Christmas' short story anthology and I absolutely loved her short story about a Geordie boy (see my review here: BOOKBLOG: Tom Becker) and as soon as I heard there was a … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Juno Dawson