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June Bookstagram Challenges: Day 13

Posted June 13, 2017 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
June Bookstagram Challenges: Day 13

June Bookstagram Challenges (and what I got up to today) #bookishthisorthat – hosted by: @darkfaerietales_, @cbookaddiction, @novelheartbeat and @eden.hammond With each daily prompt, you choose which of the two choices you prefer. So, let’s say the choice was between Game of Thrones and the Lord of the Rings, you choose which one is your favourite and create a photo using your choice (and FYI, as much as I love GoT, it would […]

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Posted March 26, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 9 Comments
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

I loved Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Boys (see my glowing review here) and I had high hopes for the sequel even though at the same time I also dreaded that it may not live up to my inordinately high expectations. I am pleased that not only did it manage to exceed all of my expectations, I loved the book even more than the first (even if I wished to get […]

Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon

Posted February 11, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 6 Comments
Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon

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 Swoon I love a bit of romance in books, especially in Young Adult (except where there are love triangles – a particular pet peeve of mine) so there are plenty of books that make me swoon. I enjoy a well-written, deep romance filled with swoon-worthy […]

Monthly Round-Up – January

Posted February 2, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Monthly Round-Up – January

What I got up to in the month of January: Well aside from the obvious of getting over Christmas, dealing with being back at work with no holiday in sight until the summer, and trying to cope with the cold weather – January has actually been an OK month (well compared to previous years anyway!). My mum is doing a little bit better so that was a bit of good […]

Goodreads 2014 Reading Challenge

Posted January 29, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 4 Comments
Goodreads 2014 Reading Challenge

My final challenge of the year is the Goodreads 2014 Reading Challenge. I have taken part in this challenge for 2 years now (I challenged myself to read 100 books in 2012 and 250 books in 2013). I have decided to set my challenge to 150 this year, mainly to give myself some time off for blogging and…you know…real life! I love to read so having a higher challenge last […]