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Books for Hufflepuffs

July 4, 2019

Hufflepuff is the next topic in my series of recommending books for Hogwarts Houses. These titles either have characters I believe a Hufflepuff would identify with or a topic that would perhaps appeal to them. Wonderfully weird and arguably without a discernable plot I feel this would be a book Hufflepuff's love for its uniqueness and quirks. Alice is most definitely a Hufflepuff. She is loyal to those that…

Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Freebie – Required Reading

August 17, 2018
Top 5 Wednesday

What is Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such. This weeks topic is: Freebie - Required Reading  I loved my first foray into Austen's work. Emma was such a fun character to read about and one that transcends time. Every one knows…

Books Events

Vintage Showcase 2018

April 3, 2018

This March I was incredibly lucky to be invited to the Vintage Publishing 2018 Showcase held in Manchester. It's always lovely when bookish events travel a little further North! Bloggers, booksellers and all manner of book related people gathered to hear the lovely staff from Vintage talk about some of the new and upcoming releases for 2018. In addition some of the equally lovely authors attended to talk…

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8 Classics I Want To Read In 2018

February 15, 2018

I've never really been someone that read classics unless it was for school, the only one I've ever read off my own back was Dracula and though it's one of my favourite novels now, at the time I really struggled with it. I've never been a quick reader when it came to pre 20th century literature but University has forced me to become one. Which I'm incredibly grateful…