A new year means a brand new crop of books to get excited for! I discover a lot of my books while I work (a perk of being a bookseller!) but with the UK in another lockdown I've done a bit of digging to see if I could find some gems - and I did! … Continue reading 2021 Books I’m Most Excited For!
If you're anything like me coming up with blog posts that aren't book reviews can be difficult. I spend ages waiting for inspiration to strike or to be tagged in a post so thought, for my own benefit as well as anyone who needs it, I'd put together a list of some ideas! If there's … Continue reading Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers!
When I was thinking about which books I'd recommend to anyone and everyone, the Winternight trilogy by Katherine Arden was top of the list! Perfect for fans of history, fantasy and folklore, there's a little something in these pages for every reader. I've bought them for several people and suggested them to even more, every … Continue reading Why You Should Read the Winternight Trilogy!
If you've been following the blog, or my social media, for a while, you'll probably know all about the intense love that I have for the Once series by Morris Gleitzman. These are books that I'll recommend to anyone without a moment's hesitation and will take any opportunity to talk about them (so here's me … Continue reading Why You Should Read Once!
If you're looking to start or have started your own book club, there's one thing that I'd really recommend preparing beforehand - and that's questions. Whether you're someone who wants to structure your hour (or however long the meeting is) or you just want a rough guide, planning your questions or discussion points ahead is … Continue reading Book Club Questions!
So this year, about a month ago to be more exact, I started a YA book club through work. Every month, we meet to discuss a YA novel for an hour where there's chocolate and a nice cosy atmosphere and I LOVE IT! So far we're only met twice but both have been wonderful. To … Continue reading Starting a Book Club!
Hey guys! I'm here with an interesting post today. With book blogging and working in a bookshop, I'm around books and reading an awful lot of the time and decided that I wanted to expand my reading horizons by asking some of my colleagues for one reading recommendation per month. I had no influence on … Continue reading A Bookseller Recommends: 12 Books for your TBR!
Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month. Hey guys! It's taken me a while to put this post together but here's my take on National Novel Writing Month 2019! There's a little bit of a summary about my experience with it this year (in comparison to my attempt in 2018), how the whole thing went … Continue reading My NaNoWriMo Experience – 2019!
Hey guys! Working as a Children's Bookseller, with a focus on YA, means that I'm constantly having to look at new releases and new trends and what's currently popular - and I LOVE IT! Having a good knowledge of what books are on offer mean that I can offer the best recommendations possible to any … Continue reading Best of YA: Fairytale Re-tellings!
Hey guys! One of the best things about going into a new year is finding out all of the books that are set to be released and 2020 is shaping up to be a good one in the publishing world! There are so many books that I'm looking forward to reading that are due to … Continue reading Exciting 2020 Releases!