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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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Saturdays At Noon | Blog Tour

Title: Saturdays at Noon Author: Rachel Marks Publisher: Michael J Books (Penguin) Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Romance Rating: ★★★★★ Emily doesn’t think she should be there. Jake just wants to save his marriage. Alfie can’t stop worrying. But somehow, they all end up spending their Saturdays at anger management class. Emily and Jake don’t see eye-to-eye, but… Continue reading Saturdays At Noon | Blog Tour

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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 my… Continue reading Love for Imperfect Things | Blog Tour

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Before the Coffee gets Cold | Review

Title: Before the Coffee gets Cold Author: Toshikazu Kawaguchi Publisher: Picador Genre: Contemporary Fiction (with time travel) Rating: ★★★.5 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… Continue reading Before the Coffee gets Cold | Review

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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

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Red, White and Royal Blue | Review

Title: Red, White and Royal Blue Author: Casey McQuiston Publisher: St. Martins Press (Macmillan) Genre: LGBTQ+ Romance Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ 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. You know those books that you think… Continue reading Red, White and Royal Blue | Review