Music I Have Been Listening to Today: Tegan and Sara

Posted February 7, 2014 by Brin in Fun/Off-topic / 0 Comments
Music I Have Been Listening to Today: Tegan and Sara

I have been playing this song on endless repeat (via my computer – it’s not actually out until February 10 2014). I am a huge Tegan and Sara fan anyway but I think their latest song is just fantastic! This song is from the upcoming film Endless Love (a remake of the film of the same name released in 1981 and directed by Franco Zeffirelli). This new version is directed […]

The Friday 56: Bold Tricks

Posted February 7, 2014 by Brin in Memes, The Friday 56 / 4 Comments
The Friday 56: Bold Tricks

This is a weekly meme hosted by Freda’s Voice The Friday 56 I decided it would be fun to take part in another weekly meme! This time it’s the Friday 56, which looks like fun and a great way to be part of the bookish community! The rules are as follows: Grab a book, any book Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader Find any sentence (or a […]

Favourite Literary Characters: The Fool

Posted February 6, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 1 Comment
Favourite Literary Characters: The Fool

There have been many literary characters I have loved. Some because I relate to them, some because they make me laugh, some just because they make me feel. I have a whole host of favourite characters that I will probably eventually blog about but no character has ever captured my heart (and my imagination) in the way that The Fool from Robin Hobb‘s Realm of the Elderlings series has. The […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Isla and the Happily Ever After

Posted February 5, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 5 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: Isla and the Happily Ever After

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. >>> This week’s entry is a book I have been waiting for for quite some time, the long-awaited final chapter of a series that includes two of my favourite reads of last year – Anna and the French Kiss and Lola and the Boy Next Door: Isla […]

Top Ten Books That Will Make You Cry

Posted February 4, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments
Top Ten Books That Will Make You Cry

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Books That Will Make You Cry I hate to admit it but I am a really big fan of books that will make me cry (though to be fair I can even cry at sad TV advertisements!) I am a bit of a softy and tend to get weepy over […]