a bookish life · books

5 of My Favourite Etsy Stores for Bookish Items

Booksmarks, book prints, coasters, t-shirts, enamel pins – I love them all! And I've found the best place to shop for all things bookish is Etsy. You get to support independent creators and can find some absolutely amazing things in their shops. I love decorating my bookshelves (and my whole room) with book-related items, and… Continue reading 5 of My Favourite Etsy Stores for Bookish Items

book hauls · books

A Birthday Book Haul (and Books I Bought in June)

My birthday was on the 1st July and I had asked for quite a few books. I received all of the books that I asked for and even received a few surprises from some amazing bookstagrammers! I am so grateful for all the lovely messages I received on my birthday, and for every gift I… Continue reading A Birthday Book Haul (and Books I Bought in June)

a bookish life · books · reviews

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