a bookish life · books

The Ethics of Charity Book Shopping

Six months ago, I'd never even been in a charity shop, and now I can't walk past one without going in and searching through the books. The presence of charity shopping has increased on social media recently – at least for me – as the focus on ethical consumerism and fast fashion developed. However, it… Continue reading The Ethics of Charity Book Shopping

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How I Plan to Cut my TBR in Half in 2020

Before joining bookstagram in July 2019, I had exactly no books on my TBR. A big fat zero. I received a couple of books for my birthday as I knew I wanted to get back into reading, but I had already read those before starting my bookstagram page. I remember ordering And the Mountains Echoed… Continue reading How I Plan to Cut my TBR in Half in 2020

a bookish life · books

My Best Charity Shop Finds #1

For me, there's nothing better than finding cheap books, and donating to charity at the same time! Not long after discovering bookstagram, I discovered that quite a lot of people bought their books from charity shops. I thought I would give it a go, and quickly fell in love with browsing rows of previously loved… Continue reading My Best Charity Shop Finds #1