Something a little new for me today. Instead of doing a full book review (my original intention) I thought I'd do a round-up of my January reads. Purple Hibiscus by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie This is the first book I finished in January, and it was a good start to my reading year. I'd recently read … Continue reading Books I Read in January 2019
Blurb Montag is a fireman - but not in the sense we know. He lives in a dystopian world where books have been banned and knowledge is dangerous. Firemen, once protectors, are now charged with the destruction of books and the repression of knowledge. But one night, after his wife attempts suicide, he begins to … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 – #bookreview
Blurb The book is about Eleanor Oliphant, a thirty-year-old woman who lives her life by routine, she has worked at the same place since leaving university, and has lived in the same flat since leaving local authority care. She spends her weekends alone, not talking to anyone, with her weekly bottle of vodka. She doesn't … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – #bookreview
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. ~Russel Baker July...has been a heatwave. And I have changed my mind- I like the winter better than the summer when the summer is 30 degrees Celsius! It has been incredibly difficult to get anything done. My life has basically been sat … Continue reading July 2018 Wrap-up!
"It's turtles all the way...down...You're trying to find the turtle at the bottom of the pile, but that's not how it works." ~ Turtles All The Way Down, John Green Turtles All The Way Down is a novel about friendship, growing up, and how a girl with (sometimes severe) OCD navigates the world and her … Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
January has been a challenge. My writing hasn't gone to plan, and neither has my mental health. As one tends to affect the other, it's not surprising. Short intro this month, because I am currently tired. Turns out stress is exhausting. 😴 I am still Bullet Journaling. The biggest benefit to this that I'm finding … Continue reading January Wrap-up!
December has been a challenging month, in many ways. It has been a rollercoaster of changes and small steps forward. Some of the challenges I have overcome, others I have survived. Believe me, there is a vast difference in those statements. Most of my plans have not gone to plan. I wanted to blog every … Continue reading December 2017 Wrap-up!
Defining feature of November: I've won NaNoWriMo!!! 😀 (Though only just and at the last minute.) It's been difficult, fitting it in around college, but after failing last year (due to extreme life changes) it feels extra special to know that despite having started college and trying to fit all the life stuff in, I … Continue reading November 2017 Wrap-up!
Most Exciting News In This Update: BOOK LAUNCH! I have a pre-order date! 13th October 2017 The Cover: Designed by the wonderful Racheal Ritchey. Go visit her blog, and buy her books, and get her to design your book covers! This is incredibly exciting and I can't believe I've actually set a … Continue reading September 2017 Update!
Welcome to my monthly update! Wow, where did August go? Somehow, it's the end of the summer, and autumn is about to begin. It was foggy this morning where I live, and cold enough to need the central heating. The season's are turning and, I fear, leaving me behind. This month I haven't got as … Continue reading August 2017 Update!