White rectangle with large font swirly text reading 'First Lines Friday' and below it reads in smaller all caps font 'A weekly book feature hosted by Wandering Words'. Behind the white rectangle are teal and peach bokeh lights background design. Without further ado, here's round 1... First-day-back assemblies are the most pointless practice ever.And that's … Continue reading Triple round of First Lines Friday + September book haul!
Thanks Laura @ The Corner of Laura for creating this cool challenge and tagging me! I'm going to be picking mostly from my ARCs and then my library books which I'll need to return when they reopen. Rules: Link back to the original creator (The Corner of Laura) and link back to the challenge page … Continue reading The New Year’s Resolutions Reading Challenge
Wasn't planning on posting today but decided to treat myself to some down-time with listening to some BTS bops while blogging and re-doing my TTT banner! Been a tad stressed and more than a bit busy recently: I just had a job interview this morning, re-submitted my application for Outreach Officer (in the British Association … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my Fall/Autumn TBR!
Today I'm sharing five on my TBR that I class as 'particularly long but hopefully won't drag' books... ...otherwise known as books above 400 pages, the max for which I count as 'standard' especially for sci-fi-fantasy novels. (I am now very thankful for Goodreads shelf sorting functions!) 'Kingdom of Ash' ('Throne of Glass', #7) by … Continue reading #5OnMyTBR: Long reads (400+ pages)
Here are five books I want to read that have some form of pastel colour in their covers! 'Solitaire' by Alice Oseman My name is Victoria Spring. I like to sleep and I like to blog. Last year – before all that stuff with Charlie and before I had to face the harsh realities of … Continue reading #5OnMyTBR: Pastel covers
Today's topic: book series that I've been dying to read! These are all duologies/trilogies/sagas/what-have-you that I own at least the first book of but haven't yet read! Reasons range from procrastination (fear of the hype), practicality/logistical problems and my own idiocy. 'Aurora Rising' by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman The year is 2380, and the … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Series on my TBR
Wow, how is it nearly mid-May already?! (And yet, the weather has decided to take a trip back to February.) Quite a lot has been happening for me lately so thought I'd share a blogger-y update! I also want to say how impressed I am with bloggers who can post daily. I've been blogging every … Continue reading Update: Current read, New ARCs, Upcoming Posts and Lizzy Bennet’s sass
Today's topic: 10 middle-grade/YA books I wish I'd read when I was younger! These are almost all series on my TBR that are generally considered 'middle-grade' and that I wish I'd gotten round to when I was the target audience! 1. 'Artemis Fowl' by Eoin Colfer Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl: millionaire, genius and criminal mastermind. But … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I Wish I Had Read As a Child
This week: Six predicted 5-star reads This is going to be hard, given how huge my TBR list is and how intensively I vet books before they even make it onto said list! I'll stick to books I already own to make things easier... 'Burn' by Patrick Ness (out 7 May) "An all-consuming story of … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Books from your TBR that you predict will be 5*
1. 'Heartstopper, Vol. 3' by Alice Oseman I've not not loved any 'Heartstopper' content, so I can place my bets that I'll adore the new volume (releasing in 2 days!) 2. 'Loveless' by Alice Oseman Heard tell about enemies-to-lovers and important aro/ace representation, sooooo...I'm hyped! 3. 'Radio Silence' by Alice Oseman I've heard that of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be Five Star Reads