Welcome to a spooky Halloween book haul from my very own bookshelves! I like books. It’s no secret, it’s just the way it is. And if you’ve been reading this blog for a while or you just know me in real life you might know that I’m not that great at finishing books, or anything…Continue Reading “Book Haul: Spooky Halloween Stories 2017”

Two weeks ago I was in the middle of the Cheltenham Literature Festival selling books and managing queues! It was so much fun. A nice little flashback to when I was a full-time Waterstones employee. This included the thing that I miss the most about working at Waterstones… the little black and gold discount card. This…Continue Reading “Book Haul: Cheltenham Literature Festival 2017”

I’m still trying to live in a minimalist book world. Instead of buying twenty books a month I’m now only buying as many as I think I can read. When they’re done, I’ll be dipping into my back log of unread beauties and trying to carve a hole into them. And there are plenty to…Continue Reading “Book Haul: August 2017”

Yes, I know it’s technically July now but it’s fine! Leave me alone. No don’t actually! I need attention. I was planning on doing a massive blog about all the books I’ve taken from the library to “aid” my project but the number’s getting a bit ridiculous so I’m not sure that’s going to happen….Continue Reading “Book Haul: June 2017”

Because it was my birthday I now have 5 new friends, 2 rediscovered friends and 1 recommendation. Let’s go from left to right! Snotgirl by Bryan Lee O’Malley. Not heard anything about this graphic novel but it stuck out on the shelf and looked fun! Arthur by Mikael Lindnord. My mum recommended this to me. It’s about…Continue Reading “Book Haul: April 2017”

It’s been a pretty busy month, work wise. I’m knee deep in essays and screenplays and the glorious Cornish, spring sun… Okay, so I’ve put a book limit on myself because of the ridiculous amount of books I’ve acquired over the years. But, I’m still me and going a whole month without buying at least one…Continue Reading “Book Haul: March 2017”

Here’s my problem. Shocking, right? I’ve got a problem! I need structure. It’s why I keep going back to school. I mean, I also want to learn and all that crap. But mostly, it’s because I have a really great desire to improve myself. Build my body of work and generally get better at the thing…Continue Reading “Ten Days to Book It!”