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Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List

Posted March 18, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments
Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Books On My Spring 2014 TBR List I have so many books I want to get round to ASAP but here are the 10 I am going to try and read first. This is, of course, subject to change – after all spontaneity about what to read next is all […]

Joy of Reading in the Winter

Posted February 11, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Joy of Reading in the Winter

Well it was snowing here today. I hate the snow (even though it does look pretty). Still,  I do feel that winter is the perfect time to catch up on reading. Nothing I like better than curling up with a cup of coffee (or tea depending on my mood) with a great book. It is the perfect time of year to get snuggled up in a warm blanket and really […]

A-Z Challenge 2014

Posted January 4, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
A-Z Challenge 2014

This is a challenge being hosted by the Young Adult Book Club on Goodreads. I had a lot of fun completing this challenge in 2013 but put virtually no planning or foresight into my selections. I somehow managed to complete it without actively trying to – I made my books fit the challenge not the other way around. This time I want to try something different. I have pre-selected the […]

Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

Bittersweet is the first Sarah Ockler book I have read and I really enjoyed it, though it was to me equal parts sweet and bitter (just like the title suggests!). Bittersweet is the story of a girl called Hudson Avery, dubbed the ‘Cupcake Queen’ of her town Watonka. Hudson had the chance to be a champion ice skater several years ago but she deliberately blew the competition after learning just […]