Today, I thought I would share some of my favourite beach books, seaside stories and tales about the ocean.
Many people, myself included, love to read but don't read as much as we would like to. Life can get in the way and, before we know it, we've stopped making time for reading. This could be for a week, a month or even a year. Want to know how to read more? These 8 … Continue reading 8 Ways to Read More
Instead of making new year resolutions, I decided to put my list making urges to a different (less pressure inducing) purpose. Here are 18 things I've learnt in 2018. Many of these are writing, reading and poetry related but there's also a fair few cancer related ones. That's just the way it goes sometimes. Audiobooks … Continue reading 18 Things I’ve Learnt In 2018
I've taken a long blogging hiatus because of illness, which I will go into in another blog post. For now, I'll take you through some books that have really soothed me this past year and have made the perfect books to read before bed. To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han After … Continue reading Four Books To Soothe Your Soul
As I've not been updating this blog lately, I have lots of books (and thoughts) I'm dying to share. For now, here's a quick overview of my current reads. I have three good books on the go right now, so let's dive in... Hot Milk by Deborah Levy This one had been on my radar … Continue reading April Reads: Fantasy, Realism and Some Poetry
I see a lot of book blogs and YouTube videos about TBR (To Be Read) lists. And, whilst I enjoy reading and watching them, I don't tend to make TBRs myself. I'm someone who puts a lot of pressure on myself and can fall into the trap of measuring my value by my productivity. And … Continue reading Why my TBR is chill
January has been a good reading month. Let's delve straight in to the book reviews. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier Since becoming fascinated by Hitchcock's 1940 film adaptation of Rebecca, I've always meant to get around to reading the novel. And it did not disappoint. The sea, a mysterious dead wife, mad people and Maxim's … Continue reading January Wrap Up: Gothic, Poetry and Self Help