How i keep organised with new books

Watching so many book tubers as i do I get to hear about loads and loads of stupendous new books coming out in a few weeks/months time. Now i dont know about you but i cant keep track of them all and their publishing dates and i’d hate to miss even one of them being available for purchasing, wouldnt you? So whats the solution? Spreadsheets!  yes thats right a good old fashioned spreadsheet. Here’s one…

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a few of my most anticipated books of 2017

I’ve made myself a spreadsheet of all the books coming out in 2017 that i really cant wait to buy and devour.  I intend to add to it as and when i hear of a good book coming along. Yes, i know i’m a nerd but i’m proud of it! I love being organised plus its exciting to look at a list of books and to count down the days/weeks/months until i can have them…

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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 my blog a bit of a makeover. Nothing special just a new theme from WordPress but i really like the…

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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