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17 Autumn Reads To Get You Into The Halloween Spirit!

I’m always looking for spooky seasonal reads at this time of year and I thought it might be nice to make a list of some of my favourites. So here is a list of a few books that I think either are spooky and or fit into the Halloween spirit! I’ll link to the Goodreads… Continue reading 17 Autumn Reads To Get You Into The Halloween Spirit!

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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson –Review

The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre. First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar… Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson –Review

The Dangers of Book Blogging

The Dangers of Book Blogging #382

Getting annoyed because the New Microsoft Word  helpfully informs me to be more concise in my writing-- constantly. I understand this would be helpful for scholarly and academic writing, but this is a book blog; I don’t need this computer sass.  I need to be succinct in my writing for classes, I so I like… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #382

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Do You Save Books for Certain Times of the Year? –A Bookish Discussion

Now that it is finally October and it’s actually starting to feel like fall, I wanted to talk about seasonal reading. In particular I'd love to know if anyone else collects books to read at particular times of the year. Before this year I honestly don’t think the season affected my reading habits too much… Continue reading Do You Save Books for Certain Times of the Year? –A Bookish Discussion

The Dangers of Book Blogging

The Dangers of Book Blogging #0004

Scheduling blog posts weeks in advance and feeling really good about putting out consistent scheduling! Then once the post is published and you start to get comments on the post realising you have completely forgotten the topic of the post, and promptly go to read your own writing to figure out what you said.  … Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #0004

The Dangers of Book Blogging

The Dangers of Book Blogging #32129

Collecting a strange box of book-ish props for your photos. I have way too many fake flowers, tiny pumpkin decorations, fabric backgrounds, paper flowers, and old book pages all collected together, it’s a lot. And it is far too easy to justify buying more.   Please let me know if you think this series is… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #32129

The Dangers of Book Blogging

The Dangers of Book Blogging #2121

Your neighbors seeing you taking odd photos of books, coffee and pumpkins in your ground level window. I'm normally taking pictures from above, while standing on my bed. So, I'm sure it looks...interesting! I’ve gotten a few looks, but that’s fine-- I've just moved out today😊   I imagine it won't be long until my… Continue reading The Dangers of Book Blogging #2121

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Reading Challenges– A Bookish Discussion

I’ve noticed recently that reading challenges seem very popular in the bookish community! I honestly hadn’t really heard of the concept until I started a bookstagram account and started book blogging. Now, every so often I see another different challenge posted, where you along with people across the world challenge themselves to read a certain… Continue reading Reading Challenges– A Bookish Discussion

Discussion post

Do You Prefer Hardcover or Paperback Books?

I thought it would be a good time for another bookworm discussion! Do you have a preference between paperback books or hard covers? Personally, I tend towards paper back books mainly because of their price point. I find that the  money I can save per book, can add up quickly and can mean that I’m… Continue reading Do You Prefer Hardcover or Paperback Books?

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Tiny Book Haul!

Hey guys! I just received a few books in the mail, and I know this isn’t the biggest haul but I’m really excited with my tiny pile of new books so I thought I’d share! So I haven’t finished any of these books yet, but I will be sure to update you guys once I… Continue reading Tiny Book Haul!