Do Publishers Actually Hate Us?

Fear not! I’m still doing 25 Days of Blogmas, I’m just running a little behind on today’s post, which has ended up being a positive thing, as I was stuck earlier for something to rant about, but Book Geeks on Twitter have come to my rescue! For those who aren’t up to date on the latest […]

Crazy and Best Search Terms 2015

Crazy and Best Search Terms of 2015

When my blog was an infant at just 6 months old, I decided to analyse my blog-stats, and was amazed/confused/elated by the sometimes ridiculous, and often hilarious, search terms people had used that led them to my little corner of the Internet.

So now, I post an annual response to some of those terms…

25 Days OF Blogmas!

Yes, you heard it here first – I’ve officially gone mad. So, for the last few months I’ve been a little absent on the blogging front. I haven’t left the community, far from it, but I am posting a lot less regularly. Vlogmas is something I’m used to seeing on BookTube, but it wasn’t until Samantha @ […]

Hello? Can anyone hear me? #ABEA

I’m committing the deadliest of sins and double-posting today… I had a burst of inspiration earlier to post about #booksfortradeUK, and now I’ve just decided to join Armchair BEA. So I have no choice. Double posting it is! Today’s topic is Social Media. I won’t lie – a big part of my day job is […]

I’m Late, But I’m Here! #ABEA

I was hoping to schedule some posts over the weekend, to get back into blogging with a BANG in June, but I’ve been spotting Armchair BEA posts all over the place, and as I’m suitably raging that I can’t attend the real thing, I thought I would join in with Armchair BEA this year instead 🙂 […]

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

I’m taking part in Trish @ Between My Lines‘ 12 Days of Christmas feature and giveaway hop. Enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway to win a $10 Amazon Giftcard, and be sure to check out the list of blogs participating at the end of this post. I’ve been given the topic of Eleven Covers For Adoring, so here […]

The Re-Read Challenge 2015!

So Obsessed With and Belle of the Literati are hosting a Re-Read Challenge for 2015, and I’m signing up! I’ve mentioned a few times on here that since I started blogging I’ve pretty much stopped rereading, and I want to do something about that in 2015. The Challenge runs from 1st January 2015 to 31st December […]

Author Spotlight Ian Sales

Author Spotlight: Interview with Ian Sales

So, this month I’m taking part in Sci-Fi November – an event that, for me, includes reading and reviewing books that fall into the Sci-Fi genre, and today I’m also bringing you an interview with award-winning Sci-Fi author, Ian Sales!

Spooktacular Giveaway Hop!

So, first there was my Banned Books Giveaway (the winner chose The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime), then there was my Books to Movies Giveaway (the winner chose It’s Kind of A Funny Story), and now my fabulous readers, I bring you my Spooktacular Giveaway Hop! This is likely the last giveaway I will […]

Sci-Fi Month: November 2014

I’m beginning to really enjoy taking part in these events, I think it gives our thoughts and ideas more structure and allows us to have really great discussions on a selected topic. With that in mind, I’m excited to announce that I’m participating in Sci-Fi November hosted by Rinn Reads and the girls at Oh, […]

Ominous October… for Scaredy Cats

So, this is my first October in the book blogging community, and as we all love themed months and read-a-longs, it appears October is the month for scary reads, gripping thrillers and spooky stress-inducing page-turners. Ula @ Blog of Erised has organised Ominous October, a bookish event featuring reviews, interviews and features such as this […]

Why I Believe In The Freedom to Read

I was always vaguely aware that there was such a thing as banned books, but I was still quite naive in my understanding of what constituted a “banned” book, and I was definitely under the impression that books weren’t banned in the democratic west of the world. I know, how wrong I was. What I found […]

I Want A Literature-Inspired Bench!

The National Literacy Trust has teamed up with Wild in Art to create 50 simply stunning book themed bench sculptures that are on display around London as part of an event called Books About Town, held from the 2nd of July until the 15th September 2014. The benches are going on sale in October, so […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby.

When was the last time you read a book about sex? Or a book with a sexy scene? Not necessarily hardcore erotica, even a YA book that features coming-of-age sexual relations?? Laura at She Loves To Read is hosting a week long readathon called Sex Me Up (#sexmeupreadathon) with the aim of dispelling the myth that […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Leah from Uncorked Thoughts and Ula from Blog of Erised are hosting Mental Health Awareness Month from the 1st until the 30th of June 2014. Mental Health issues are more prevalent than ever and yet support, awareness and information about the ways in which mental health issues can affect you if you suffer from them […]