Love for Imperfect Things – Blog Tour

Title: Love for Imperfect Things Author: Haemin Sunim Publisher: Penguin Random House Genre: Non-Fiction (Self Help) Firstly, I would really like to thank Penguin Random House for sending me this copy of Love for Imperfect Things in exchange for a post on their blog tour. In a wonderful case of irony, I am highlighting myContinue reading “Love for Imperfect Things – Blog Tour”

5 Ways to Read More Books

Most book lovers want to read more books. It’s not all about the numbers, but when there are hundreds of books floating around social media – from the ones that have been published for years and are earnestly loved by many book bloggers to the ones just about to be published. This creates a never-endingContinue reading “5 Ways to Read More Books”

Lullaby – Review

Title: Lullaby Author: Leïla Slimani (translated by Sam Taylor) Publisher: Faber & Faber Genre: Psychological Thriller Rating: ★★★.5 “The baby is dead. It only took a few seconds.” Lullaby was a different take on the traditional thrillers that I am used to. From the very first page the crime has been committed and the killerContinue reading “Lullaby – Review”

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 EchoedContinue reading “How I Plan to Cut my TBR in Half in 2020”

Before the Coffee gets Cold – Review

Rating: 3.5 stars I thought the concept of this novel was amazing, and unlike anything I have read before. I had seen some amazing reviews and recommendations for this, and I think I let the hype lead my expectations too far, and so the novel fell a little short for me. It is a shortContinue reading “Before the Coffee gets Cold – Review”

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 lovedContinue reading “My Best Charity Shop Finds #1”

Red, White and Royal Blue – Review

For my first review, I felt it had to be a book I really loved, and there’s no book that I’ve loved more than Red, White and Royal Blue. Rating: A MILLION STARS You know those books that you think about constantly even when you’re not reading? The books that make you get up halfContinue reading “Red, White and Royal Blue – Review”

Books I Want To Get To In 2020

2019 was the year that I really renewed my passion for reading. I’ve mentioned it before, but I really lost my passion for reading over the last few years, due mostly to the compulsory reading I was forced to do for GCSEs and A Levels. Although I really did enjoy A Level English Literature, itContinue reading “Books I Want To Get To In 2020”

2020 Reading Goals

I know some people are against New Years’ Resolutions, but I actually really enjoy goal-setting at the beginning of the year. Is anyone else the same? The new year is a great time to think about what you have been enjoying, what you’d like to do more of, and even what you’d like to doContinue reading “2020 Reading Goals”

About Me

Hi! My name is Meg, and I am the person behind thebookishlinguist. Second year linguistics student by day, avid reader and netflix binger by night. I love taking photos for my instagram, reading and writing book reviews, always with a cat on my knee. My favourite genres are contemporary, romance, historical fiction, YA and thriller.Continue reading “About Me”