What I’m reading right now

So I’ve got new medication and it makes me feel absolutely horrid. I’m so tired, absolutely tired and I can’t sleep! So, reading has been pushed to the side a little bit. I haven’t even finished a book since the 15th of June! Unheard of for me! Let’s have a look at the books I’m […]

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Review: the Colonel and the Bee by Patrick Canning

I’d like to start by saying this was the first book I got from an author in return for a review! If you don’t know how this works, let me break it down: on my blog I have a review policy, before authors or publishers send me an email, that’s where they can find all […]

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Reading Wrap Up: May 2019

I’m a bit late with this one, but hey, let’s get started! Books read: 7 (classics: 1, non-fiction: 4,  middle grade: 1, picture book: 1) Pages read: 735 Stars: 1 (0), 2 (0), 3 (2), 4 (3), 5 (2) Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth  I gave this book 3 stars on Goodreads, but I feel […]

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Popular Classics I REALLY Didn’t Like

I’ve read a lot in my life. I’ve always loved books, so I have a lot of opinions on books. I tend to not really tell people what books I dislike, because some people get really angry when you don’t like their favourite book. That, and the fact that it doesn’t matter. But I’ve been […]

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So you want to get into crime

I love true crime. I blame my mum for this, she started me young on the detective wagon and now I’m here, with a slight obsession. If you want to get into true crime, but don’t know where to start, than this is the blogpost for you! For a laugh: Rest in Pieces by Bess […]

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Mid-Year Update: Favourite Books

We’re almost halfway through the year already. Which, honestly, doesn’t feel like it to me! Summer is my favourite season so it feels like it’s still winter to me! I’ve already reached my reading goal of the year (more than 50 books and counting!) so I felt like it was time to have a look […]

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Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

Christian Dior is credited to be the inventor of the New Look in 1947. His use of fabric after the war was equally scandalous as it was amazing. Fabric became a luxury in the war, and the New Look used a lot of fabric to get the fullness in the skirt. Long story short; Christian […]

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Review: Addicted to Americana by Charles Phoenix

If there’s anything you need to know about me, I love kitchy 50s stuff. This book seemed right up my alley! Let’s have a look: Title: Addicted to Americana Author: Charles Phoenix Pages: 176 Published:  October 10th 2017 by Prospect Park Books ISBN: 9781945551192 Raised on a used-car lot, Charles Phoenix was destined to become […]

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Popular Books I Won’t Be Reading

There are so many books out there in the wild, and some people take their love for books a little bit too far. Ok, granted, books are my life, but you aren’t a horrible person for not reading a certain book just because it’s so popular. If you are looking for a reason to drink […]

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Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Did I get this book because Audrey Hepburn is on the cover? Maybe. Do I regret it? Not at all! Title: 100 Years of Fashion Author: Cally Blackman Pages: 400 Published:  May 16th 2012 by Laurence King Publishing ISBN: 9781856697989 This book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900 […]

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