reading-and-blogging-resolutions

Reviewing My 2016 Resolutions (and NEW bookshelves!)

Even though I rarely check in on them to see how I’m getting on, for some reason I still feel it’s necessary every year to sit down and write some bookish and bloggish resolutions. Occasionally, I’ll even do a couple for “real life” as well. Visualise it, write it, achieve it, and all that jazz! Without further ado, let’s review last year’s resolutions to see how epically I managed to fail in 2016!

Top Ten Tuesday Books I've Recently Added to my TBR

Top Ten Tuesday – Books I’ve Recently Added To My TBR

I can’t remember what life was like before Book Blogging, when I bought books to read them right away, and when I only owned a handful of unread books. When I didn’t know about loads of the latest releases, and wasn’t getting tons of recommendations from awesome bookish people.

Now that I am involved in this community, I’m consistently adding to my TBR pile. So here are 10 books I’ve recently added to my TBR, which sound pretty awesome.

Top Ten Tuesday Books I Still Haven't Read Yet

Top Ten Tuesday – Pre-Blogging Books I STILL Haven’t Read Yet

If I were to tell a “normal” person that I have over 300 unread books, that I read an average of 60 books per year, that I started blogging over 2 years ago, and that there are some books I own from the pre-blogging days that I just haven’t quite gotten around to reading yet, they’d think I was insane.

Luckily, I discovered the Book Blogging community. Behold, the top ten books I’ve been meaning to get to, since before I started blogging…

Top Ten Tuesday When Books Have Made Me Want To

Top Ten Tuesday – When Books Have Made Me Want To…

As much as us Book Geeks read for escapism, there are times when we wish our favourite fictional tales would become our reality (though for some of these, the reality probably doesn’t live up to expectations – but isn’t that the great thing about reading? We can quasi-live different experiences from the comfort of our own sofas!).

Top Ten Tuesday Best and Worst Recent Reads

Top Ten Tuesday – Recent Best and Worst

I rarely read a book I can’t find merit in, but I’ve been branching out of my comfort zone more and more, which often means finding amazing hidden gems, as well as great big stinkers. Here are some of my best and worst recent reads!

Top Ten Tuesday Favourite Books of 2015

Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Books of 2015

This is a list of my ULTIMATE all-time favourite books of 2015, picked either because I gave them 5*, or they were close to being 5* reads but have regardless stayed with me throughout the year. Happy reading, Book Geeks!

Top Ten Tuesday – Authors New-To-Me In 2015

Top Ten Favourite Authors New-To-Me In 2015   1. Roxanne Gay – I read more non-fiction than I normally do this year, which I really enjoyed. This was kick-started by splurging on Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay at the start of 2015. I ADORED this book and plan to reread it many times. I recently got my […]

Top Ten Tuesday – Finished Series I Haven’t Started Yet

Top Ten Finished Series I Haven’t Started Yet  My To Be Read pile is overflowing – new books, old books, stand-alones, series, and pretty much every genre you could think of. When I first joined the Book Blog community, I fell victim to the curse that is “the catch up” – I’d been out of the […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Autobuy Authors I Collect

Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors I Collect Last week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt was “Top Ten Authors I’ve Read The Most Books From” – for me, this was very close to the prompt from July 2014 – Top Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From, with the additions of Colleen Hoover and Sarah J Maas […]

Top Ten Tuesday – Fairytale Retellings

Top Ten Seven Fairytale Retellings I haven’t read many retellings, or at least I don’t think I have, but then I only found out Throne of Glass was a Cinderella retelling after I read it… This list is a mixture of retellings I’ve read, and retellings I’ve yet to read, so feel free to push some […]