Here’s to a better 2017 and more blogging

24th December 2016

I have been a shocking blogger this year. Only 2 posts so far this month is terrible but then December is a busy month so I do have good excuse, dont i? I’ve read some cool books this year and i will have a round up after Christmas and my top 3 books of 2016 will be discussed and announced. I have a TBR stack that makes my mouth water every time i look at…

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Blogmas 2016 – Day 2 – any book

2nd December 2016

Hey, look i’m still here and its Day 2 already, go me! Day 2 can be about ‘any book’ so what shall i choose? Well, i’m bending the rules ever so slightly, more of a tweak really and including 2 books! I know, i’m such a rebel! I bought the twelve days of Dash & Lily without realising that there was a book about them that came before, once I did i had to buy…

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Blogmas 2016 – Day 1 – My December TBR

1st December 2016

Hey, i’m taking part in Blogmas 2016 which is a fab daily blogging challenge created and run by The Book Moo What do i have to do? Well, basically you have to blog every day in December using a list of prompts I really love these kinds of challenges and i really, really want to complete it but we’ll see. Only time will tell. So Day 1 is a post about my December TBR is…

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reading for fun

1st December 2016

I often hear people say how some books are ‘important’ and should be read even though they may be harrowing, miserable and depressingly long reads. I say RUBBISH! TOSH! and NONSENSE! For me reading has always been my hobby for as long as i can remember. Its a ‘me’ moment when i can sit down, open a book and slide into another world, someone elses life full of humour, pathos, excitement etc. Its about enjoyment…

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Joanne M Harris – Runemarks blog tour

29th November 2016

Welcome to my stop on the Runemarks blog tour where I am more than happy to host another extract. To make sure you read these in the right order you might want to visit Ourfirstyearhere.wordpress.com to read Day 8. If you want to read all the previous and future extracts then this will direct you where you need to go. Isn’t the artwork just gorjuss? Right, down to business   Blurb Day 9 – Extract…

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Why I can’t read Fantastic Beasts

23rd November 2016

I bought myself a copy of Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them by the incomparable JK Rowling, I mean how could I not get a copy right? It arrived today after much stalking of Postie by me. It’s a gorgeous, gorgeous book and it shows just how much I wanted it because it’s a hardback and you know i loathe hardback books! So it’s here, I’ve photographed it, hugged it and then finally sit…

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By The Book Tag

23rd November 2016

It’s been ages since i did a book tag and this one I found by Georgia over at The Bibliomaniac sounds top notch fun dont ya know! She tagged anyone who wants to do it, thanks Georgia. So lets get on with it shall we? What book is on your nightstand now? Well technically I dont have one right now as i’m waiting on my next read to arrive any minute (crosses fingers) but i’ve…

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Christmas reading TBR

9th November 2016

So, once again Christmas is steaming its way towards us at 100 mph and on one hand I cant wait for it to arrive. All the fun, family, food and festivity, its my fav time of the year by far. So…. Here is my Christmas 2016 reading TBR! *all the cheers* Now i never do TBR’s normally because i’m a mood reader and i’ll read whatever I fancy, when i fancy which makes having one…

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Top Ten Tuesday – recently added to my TBR pile

8th November 2016

It’s ages since I joined in with a Top Ten Tuesday and i have had a fair old few books this month so why not eh? Top Ten Tuesday is a feature created over at The Broke and the Bookish blog. They have a different theme each week so check them out and take part, its good fun. You’ll see that my Top Ten will only have 9 photos below, thats because one of the…

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A new Stephanie Meyer novel, for adults?

29th October 2016

Yes indeedy folks, she has written her first ever novel for us grown ups (did i just admit to being a grown up? not true, not true at all) its called… The Chemist and i’m getting sent a copy on its publication date next month – 8th November *all the cheers and clappings* but in the meantime I was sent this intriguing package the other day from those splendid people at Little Brown   I…

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