I want to talk about writing or underlining passages in your books, is this something you do? I feel as though this will be another divisive topic in the bookish community and I wanted to hear all of your opinions on the matter! Personally, for the most part I don't underline, highlight or write in… Continue reading Do You Write in Your Books?
Probationary Constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective in London’s Metropolitan Police. Too bad his superior plans to assign him to the Case Progression Unit, where the biggest threat he’ll face is a paper cut. But Peter’s prospects change in the aftermath of a puzzling murder, when he gains exclusive information from an eyewitness… Continue reading Rivers of London–A Rave Review
This is my second post on this topic, I have continued to use really odd things as bookmarks and you guys really seemed to enjoy the first post. So, I thought I’d share some more weird things I’ve used as bookmarks. If you didn’t see the first post I’ll link it here: Weirdest Things I've… Continue reading Bookworm Confessions: Weirdest Things I’ve Used as Bookmarks Continued
This is going to be a quick post, but I’m really interested to hear a discussion about your reading habits! So, I’m currently reading a hardcover copy of Rivers of London, and as I always do, I took the dust jacket off my book in order to do my reading. This got me thinking about… Continue reading Do You Read Books with The Dust Jacket On?
Its that time of the month again! I love learning new words and I often lookup new words I come across in my reading. Unfortunately, I often forget these new words almost immediately. So, I have started to make myself write them all down as I learn them and I thought it might be fun… Continue reading Words of the Month: New words I learned in April
I have spent far too many nights as an accidental night owl as a result of my reading habits. In my What Type of Reader Are You post many people also seemed to be in this category, so I thought it would be fun to share my mental process when I accidentally stay up far… Continue reading Bookworm Problems: Accidental All-Nighters
In the bookish world, this is truly the great debate of our time. As a community we must consider whether dog ear-ing pages of a book should be considered wanton destruction, or simply the most convenient way to mark your place in a book. This post is pretty silly, but I really like having fun… Continue reading Do You Dog Ear Your Page?
Everyone seems to have their own unique style of reading, so I thought it would be fun to compile a list of some of the different ‘types’ of readers I know! The Hermit Once this readers starts a book they will retreat into their reading cave. You will not see this reader again until the… Continue reading What Type of Reader Are You?
I was recently sorting through my bookshelf and I realised I have built up quite a few collections of short stories/ anthologies. I feel like I don’t hear about them very often so I thought I’d share my five favourite things about short story collections! The variety This is the most obvious point, but the… Continue reading Five Reasons Why I Love Collections of Short Stories
I am a bit of a creature of habit when it comes to reading. I read pretty much exclusively in my bed. Which I know you’re not really meant to do, as it apparently lessens the associations one has with sleep and their bed, but it’s so comfy. I already have an owl-like sleep pattern,… Continue reading My Favourite Places to Read