The Benefits of Reading

The Benefits of Reading

If you love reading you don’t really need any other excuses for indulging in your favourite pastime. But what if I told you that the benefits of reading have been scientifically proven? It might sound too good to be true, but it’s not. There are hundreds of scientific studies out there that prove that reading is genuinely good for you. So, let’s discover how indulging in a little reading everyday can make your life better in the long run. Read more

5 Authors to Read If You Love Jane Austen

Jane Austen is one of the best loved authors in the world. Her books have been read, and re-read for generations; and for good reason. No one does it quite like Jane, but sadly her list of works is slightly on the short side. And, let’s face it…there’s only so many times you can re-read Pride & Prejudice! So, when you’re craving some Jane Austen, but want something new, here are five authors to give a try. Read more

Review: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

When I sat down to begin All The Light We Cannot See, I didn’t know what to expect. The description did not give much away and I knew that it must be about more than it suggested. I wasn’t wrong. This book is easily one of the best I have read in while.

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Review: The Fringe Hours by Jessica N. Turner

When you can’t stop trying to force family and friends to read a book, you know it’s time to make a proper book review of it! So, for my first review in 2016 I couldn’t resist telling you about The Fringe Hours by Jessica N Turner. Seriously, I think I’ve managed to turn nearly every conversation I had over the Christmas holidays into a conversation about this book! It’s that good, I genuinely think it might have changed my life! Or at least my perspective. And it might be able to change yours… Read more

The 2016 Book Challenge

Recently I’ve realised that sometimes you have to actively make a space in your life for the things you enjoy. Even if that means setting time aside every day on your to-do list it’s worth it. Last year was strange for me. I felt like I lost sight of some of my interests for while, especially reading! Read more

5 Ways to Make Time for Reading

5 ways to make time for reading

It might seem strange coming from a book blogger but sometimes I find it hard to make time for reading. You know how it is, after a long day it’s easier to sit on the sofa and watch endless re-runs of CSI or I Found The Gown than it is to work up the inclination to read. Does this scenario sound familiar? Read more