Bookshelf

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
– Stephen King

Buddy Reading: The Lie Tree

Have you ever heard of buddy reading?  I hadn’t until a while ago, when my friend Emily told me what it was all about.  The concept is very simple, but somehow I’d never tried it before: the idea is to read a book at the same pace as a friend…

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What I Read For Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon

What I Read For Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon

I accidentally stumbled upon the beginning of Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon the other day, and thought I’d sign myself up as a latecomer. … View Post
Book Review: How To Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

Book Review: How To Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

INFO | Goodreads BUY | The Book Depository How is it possible that I’ve only just discovered Caitlin Moran?  I feel like a whole new … View Post
Book Review: The Wolf Among Us (A Fables Story)

Book Review: The Wolf Among Us (A Fables Story)

I was recently lent The Wolf Among Us series by my other half, possibly in response to my moans that nothing was comparable with … View Post
The New Bohemians

The New Bohemians

If everything goes to plan, I’ll be moving into a new house next year.  It will be an exciting development in my life, … View Post
Literacy In a Digital World

Literacy In a Digital World

This year’s theme for International Literacy Day is ‘Literacy in a digital world’. Although it sounds like the title of an essay I … View Post
Fairy Loot ‘Elementalists’ June Unboxing

Fairy Loot ‘Elementalists’ June Unboxing

I keep saying to myself, “this’ll be my last Fairy Loot box, I promise”,  but the themes have continued to be really strong … View Post