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Reading 7 books in 7 days

I haven't done many reading challenges before. I haven't even done a 24-hour readathon but, in the last week of August, I decided to give a 7-day reading challenge a go with some members of the editorial committee for my uni's student newspaper. There were 7 prompts to complete, with the aim to read one… Continue reading Reading 7 books in 7 days

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The 10 Best Audiobooks I’ve Listened to on Scribd

Note: This post is not sponsored or affiliated with Scribd in any way. Whilst that would be incredible, I just really love the app and want to share my recommendations. I love Scribd — an ebook and audiobook subscription service where, for £9.49 a month, you get access to a huge selection of books, including… Continue reading The 10 Best Audiobooks I’ve Listened to on Scribd

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5 Bookish Etsy Shops I Love

I loved Etsy long before I started reading again, but once my love for books reappeared, so did my desire to find bookmarks, prints, coasters and enamel pins that celebrated being bookish. On Etsy I get to support independent small businesses and find absolutely amazing creatives sharing their artistic talents. I love browsing through book-related… Continue reading 5 Bookish Etsy Shops I Love

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Re-evaluating My Rating System

Rating a book can be confusing. I can like and dislike wildly different elements of two books and yet the overall rating ends up the same. At the same time, there are a few things in books that almost always result in my star rating being lowered. And, the things that make me instantly dislike… Continue reading Re-evaluating My Rating System

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My 15 Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2020

It's no secret that I have a lot of books still to read on my shelves. It's also no secret that that doesn't stop me from a) buying new books, b) adding new books to my wish list and c) searching for future releases! I really love seeing videos and blog posts with anticipated releases… Continue reading My 15 Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2020