Category: Bookish chat

How To Burst Through a Reading Slump!

How To Burst Through a Reading Slump!

April 15, 2020 Bookish chat 8

Do you know how to burst through a reading slump? I think every reader has been there. They adore reading, have a pile of books they were all keyed up to read, couldn’t wait to find the time to rip into them. And then suddenly a book slump falls on… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Keep It Real!

Bookish Chat : Keep It Real!

May 23, 2019 Bookish chat 13

Let’s talk about how it important a realistic storyline is to you.  How much do you want the author to keep it real.  I know I’m reading fiction, but I still need things to make sense.  Or it grates on me no end. One of my biggest complaints when reading… Read more »

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

May 9, 2019 Bookish chat 31

I often see blog posts about people who don’t like writing reviews, reading reviews or anything to do with reviews.  And I think if you are in that boat, fair enough, just don’t read them or write them.  There is nothing wrong with that.  However what keeps me inspired is… Read more »

Books I read in Apr 2019

Books I read in Apr 2019

May 1, 2019 Bookish chat 23

April was a bit of a hit and miss reading month. The weather was pretty good, so I wanted to be on the go, which meant less reading time. But thanks to audiobooks, I still read a good few. The final tally was 10 books for the month. Books I… Read more »

Books I read in Mar 2019

Books I read in Mar 2019

April 1, 2019 Bookish chat 5

March 2019 was another satisfying reading month. I got through 12 books, and was delighted to read on in some series I’m loving, and to devour some books by favourite authors of mine. Books I read in Mar 2019 Mar 2019 book awards Favourite Book: The Great Alone. I’m still… Read more »

How to Create a Bookworm

How to Create a Bookworm

August 15, 2016 Bookish chat, Bookish Fun 13

I’m setting off on a mission!  I want to create a bookworm or even I want to create whole libraries of bookworms.  Let me explain.   Why I want to create a bookworm: I can’t imagine my life without books. Well if pushed I can, but it would feel a… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Your Library!

How to Make the Most of Your Library!

August 4, 2016 Bookish chat 15

Browsing in my library, physically and online, is one of my favourite hobbies.  I find it mind-blowing that such a great facility is available for free (or for a small fee) and I’m in awe at all the services that it provides.  I thought it would be handy to highlight… Read more »