New Year, New Look, New Post, New book

Hey, i’m a poet and i didnt know it with my blog post header! So lets get on and i’ll explain all. First of all, let me wish everyone who has visited my blog and anyone who visits in the future a stonkingly good Happy New Year. In honour of this I decided to give…

Here’s to a better 2017 and more blogging

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…

Blogmas 2016 – Day 2 – any book

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 &…

Blogmas 2016 – Day 1 – My December TBR

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…

reading for fun

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,…

Joanne M Harris – Runemarks blog tour

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…

Why I can’t read Fantastic Beasts

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…

By The Book Tag

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…

Christmas reading TBR

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…

Top Ten Tuesday – recently added to my TBR pile

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,…