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2019 Reading Plans

2019 Reading Plans

This is the time of year where you see reading challenges, goals, and plans galore. The Goodreads Challenge that you set for yourself, the Popsugar and Book Riot challenges that push you to diversify your reading, and those country reading lists floating around on Pinterest. […]

6 Books to Give to Anyone, Blogmas

6 Books to Give to Anyone, Blogmas

Now that we are close to Christmas, some people will be searching last minute for that perfect gift that they just couldn’t find. And I think that a book is always the perfect gift, and most of us do live close enough to a bookstore […]

Reading the Book Behind the Movie

Reading the Book Behind the Movie

Every year, there are a handful of movies released that are based on books. We see countless listicles of “Books You Should Read Before Seeing the Movie” all over our Facebook pages, and booksellers everywhere urge us to read the books on our screens. As […]

Are Reading Challenges Helpful?

Are Reading Challenges Helpful?

If you are any sort of social reader, you have probably heard of reading challenges. All sorts of sites and groups create and sponsor them, and in the age of publicly documenting everything, readers jump on them. You update sites, Instagram, your bullet journal with […]

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet has always been a pretty big part of my life, and always have been. Although I was obviously never anywhere close to a professional dancer, I do like to think that 25+ years of dancing along with a excessive amount of research and reading […]

My Five Absolute Favourite Books

My Five Absolute Favourite Books

To my newer readers, I should give a bit of my reading background (and a welcome, hello!). I am a voracious reader, and you will usually find me with several books on the go! I will read anything from most genres, and I am always […]

3 Books for the Modern Jane Austen Reader

3 Books for the Modern Jane Austen Reader

I am a firm believer in live long learning; although learning can take the traditional form of sitting down in a classroom and listening to someone lecture, it can also take the more casual form of having a conversation or reading a book. Although some […]

The 5 Audiobooks You Need to Listen To

The 5 Audiobooks You Need to Listen To

Audiobooks are a fairly controversial topic in the world of books, possibly even as controversial as the raging debate over physical and ebooks. You may think that I’m being dramatic, but these are big issues that companies pour far too much money into promoting one side […]

Snapshot- 1 August 2018

Snapshot- 1 August 2018

It’s been a while for me, but I’m finally getting back into reading!

A Book and a Beverage, July 2018

A Book and a Beverage, July 2018

Something that I love about the community I have here is that everyone comes from different places and different experiences but are still open to trying new things- this month’s book is all about trying something different for me. Sometimes trying something ends in terrible […]