• Whatever Our Souls Are Made Of… | A Love Letter to Emily Brontë

    25 August, 2017

    Whatever our souls are made of, mine and Emily Brontë’s are the same. To say I’m an Emily Brontë fanatic is a bit of an understatement. I am practically in love with her. From when I first read Wuthering Heights, to when I discovered her Gondal poetry, she captivated me from the opening, and I am forever…

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  • Meet the BookTubers: Being in The Times

    14 August, 2017

    If you could have told me five years ago that starting a blog would lead to my face being splashed on the front page of The Times, I wouldn’t have believed you. I was a shy and anxious twelve year old who had been devastated by the loss of her grandfather only a few months…

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  • A Tribute to Helen Bailey

    25 July, 2016

    I must have been ten when I first read Running in Heels by Helen Bailey. Back then, I used to read a book five or six times after I’d first read it and Running in Heels was no different. I became captivated by the character of Daisy Davenport and it was one of the first…

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  • 5 Bookish Snapchats You *NEED* To Be Following Immediately

    22 July, 2016

    I’m just a teeny tiny bit obsessed with Snapchat – I love how personal it feels and also how less scary it is than other social media platforms because the numbers aren’t so glaringly obvious and I feel like I’m sitting down to have a chat with a good friend. Louise O’Neill, author of Only…

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  • Five Things Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Taught Me

    10 June, 2016

    It’s May 2013, the day offers a burning heat and the air conditioning is on. I am out. I can picture it so clearly – the day I read Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. The day I felt something shift; I would not come out of it the same person. I’ve never read a book quite…

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  • Reading VS Revision – How to Survive School

    5 February, 2016

    I don’t know about you, but I find that one of the worst feelings in the world is feeling like schoolwork is getting in the way of reading With exams looming (eek!), lots of us are starting to think about revision, but how do you revise and read at the same time without exploding? 1.…

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  • The White Horse Bookshop, Marlborough | Bookshop Tour + Book Haul

    20 January, 2016

    At the weekend, I visited The White Horse Bookshop, an independent bookshop in Malborough, Wiltshire. It was the second time I’ve visited the shop and each time is just as lovely as the other – it’s such a friendly and welcoming shop. I love exploring bookshops because each one is unique and after my time…

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  • Should Book Bloggers Be Paid?

    15 January, 2016

    This year marks my fourth year of blogging about books and I’m beginning the process of turning it into a business. However, there is a problem with this: money in the book blogging world can be a bit of a taboo subject. If you’ve been on Twitter in the past few days, you’ll have seen…

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  • A Reading Record and Reflection

    1 January, 2016

    In previous years, I’ve always tracked what I’ve been reading on Goodreads and only Goodreads. Whilst, yes, I post reviews on my blog, I don’t review everything I read so lots goes undocumented. I decided that 2016 will be the year that I create a physical document of everything I read, including re-reads (I’m looking…

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  • A 2015 Year In Review

    30 December, 2015

    2015 has been an incredible, whirlwind year. I can’t believe we’re now going into 2016! I thought that it would be nice to look back on the year that has passed and share some of my favourite moments! Starting Book Pigs! At the start of the year, I started a blog on Tumblr called Book…

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