Can I read 25 Christmas/festive books before Christmas? I guess this month we are going to find out! Roughly two weeks ago I first saw @Tiaandallthebooks' annual' 25 Christmas Books of 2022' and '25 Christmas Movies of 2022' challenges whereby over the course of November and December you read 25 festive reads and watch 25 … Continue reading BLOGMAS 2022: Christmas Book & Movie Challenge
Can you believe that it's the first of December tomorrow? It seriously only seems like I was introducing Blogmas 2021 to you a few weeks ago and suddenly we find ourselves back here once again, already to do it all over again. As you may have noticed from the title and the brand new graphic, … Continue reading Introducing BLOGMAS 2022!
The End of the Year Book Tag was originally created by Ariel Bisset to talk about all things books, bookish plans and one's aspirations for the end of the reading year. Ideally, the tag was designed for readers living in the Northern Hemisphere, so I'm going to slightly tweak the tag a bit to fit … Continue reading The End of The Year Book Tag 2022
The Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag was originally co-created by Earl Grey Books and Chami back in 2016 as a means to check in on your bookish goals and the books you've read so far this year. It has since become a booklovers staple and I love the hard-hitting (how the hell do choose … Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out 2022
The Quarter Year Crisis Book Tag was created by Roisin's Reading (originally posted on the 11th March 2022) as a means to complement the Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag and the End of the Year Book Tag, and as a way to check in on your bookish goals. 2022 has been a bit all … Continue reading The Quarter Year Crisis Book Tag
Nine years ago when I first launched this blog, I had no idea what it would become. At the time, all I wanted to do was talk about books all day, every day ... I still do, to be honest ... and was inspired by one of my all-time favourite bloggers, Shelleyrae at Book'd Out … Continue reading Happy 9th Blogiversary The Never Ending Bookshelf + International Giveaway!
Given the past two years, I realistically downscaled my 5-star predictions list for 2022 and made sure I only included ten books this time around. These books are an even mix of 2022 releases and books I own but haven't read yet. I am so looking forward to being able to report back later during … Continue reading 5 Star Predictions for 2022
Usually when I sit down to write these posts it takes a while to either narrow down a list or get my thoughts in order. Sometimes there is a lot of agonising over what books should be included, or whether book A was better than book B etc, and if I'm going to number them … Continue reading Top Ten Books of 2021!
I told myself I wanted a low-key reading year in 2022. As I'm still learning how to effectively manage my chronic pain and hand injury, I didn't want to stress about reading goals and blogging aspirations as we all know I fell off the band wagon the last few years when everything became a bit … Continue reading 2022 Reading Challenges
Much like last year, I'm keeping my reading goals low key this year and carrying on many of the same goals. Reading Goals: My reading goals for this year are fairly simple, I’d like to: read 100 + books.read more of my owned physical TBR (aka read my own shelves)read more diversely (seek out representation)actually … Continue reading 2022 Goals & Aspirations