Category: Bookish chat

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

April 1, 2015 Bookish chat 40

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 »

Inspired by Books:  Wearing Masks

Inspired by Books: Wearing Masks

January 27, 2015 Bookish chat 21

Inspired by books is my new feature where I take a quote from a book that made stop and think.  They are ideas that I’d like to explore further and I’d love to hear your thoughts on them too.   Today, the quote is from Vendetta by Catherine Doyle.  Which… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Highest Highlights!

Bookish Chat : Highest Highlights!

December 19, 2014 Bookish chat 24

I only realised quite recently that when I’m reading on my kindle and come across a highlighted passage that I can check exactly how many other people liked that quote enough to highlight it.  I thought it would be fun to check what the most popular quote was on four very… Read more »

10 Bookish Proverbs to Live By

10 Bookish Proverbs to Live By

November 21, 2014 Bookish chat 20

There is nothing like a proverb for some good old-fashioned, common sense wisdom.  I thought I’d put a spin on some well-known ones and redo them with a literary twist.  These are my 10 bookish proverbs that I abide by at all times!  Well except number 6, I can’t stop… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Searching for Spoilers

Bookish Chat : Searching for Spoilers

September 18, 2014 Bookish chat 42

It’s no secret I hate spoilers.  I wrote a post about exactly why I hate spoilers and my little welcome box makes it clear that this is a spoiler free site.  So you’ve got to admit that it’s more than a little ironic that some of the top searches that… Read more »

Why I’m Personally Backing #LitRate

Why I’m Personally Backing #LitRate

August 23, 2014 Bookish chat 20

I’m sure you have all heard of LitRate by now.  A bookish social media site that Ashley from Nosegraze is trying to get off the ground.  I’m hugely excited about the potential that this site has and I wanted to share why I’m backing this all the way.  If you… Read more »