2018: The Best and Worst | Book Edition

Happy New Year everyone! This has been a really great year of reading for me. I was scrolling through my Goodreads challenge, trying to narrow down my favourites list. Every book I came across, I remember so fondly. It's safe to say that I've discovered a lot of new favourites this year. However, there was …

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My top 5 ‘scandalous’ reads | #bannedbooksweek 2018

So today is the last day of Banned Books Week. This is an annual event which celebrates the freedom to read, and highlights the value of having open access information. It brings together readers all over the world, as well as people from every corner of the book community - librarians, teachers, publishers, authors - …

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Exploring Independent Bookshops in London | Travel

So the other day, I was scrolling through Twitter and this thread in particular popped up. It details how this person ending up finding the archive of Paud Hegarty who managed the renowned bookshop Gay's the Word in the 80s and 90s. (Definitely go and check out that thread, it was fascinating and encompasses a …

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Nanowrimo: I should be writing a novel right now

For those of you who don't know, Nanowrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month and is a month long challenge with the aim to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November. (I know, why do I do this to myself) So week 3  has hit, and I’m behind on my word count …

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