Nonfiction: my current love

Despite having an excellent fiction book on the go, I am not in the mood for anything but nice chunky nonfiction that I can really get my teeth into. Who knows why! I’ve been tired, drained, and sick, but what little power my last two brain cells have I seem to be spending it on…

Reading Slumps

Reading Slumps

There are times when I can get through six books in a week, and there are times when I slowly plod through books at a rate of one an eon. You can guess which stage I’m in right now. I’m not usually one for reading slumps though; I tend to be reading at all times,…

The Academic Reading Challenge 2020

Last year I started to participate in the excellent Academic Reading Challenge but realised my time would be taken up by textbooks while finishing my MEd. Once that was done, I was burnt out on anything too high brow, so I abandoned the challenge. This year I’m trying again with a much better chance of…

20 Backlist Books for 2020

I don’t subscribe to the idea of new year’s resolutions, but not for snobbish reasons. It’s fine if this is a time of year that inspires you to look at your life and try to change things up! The reason I don’t see this time of year as any more important than any other is…

Litha/Yule Book Tag

This wonderful tag was dreamt up by my good friend (and all round fabulous person) Sue. Go check out her blog. She does good things. I’m a Christmas sort of person to the point of getting married in front of our Christmas tree (last week!). However, I’m pagan and have no actual affiliations with the…