Weeks are flying by

Hi guys, is it just me that feels that the weeks are going by so quickly lately? I don’t mind so much (because I love Christmas) but it does mean that my assignment deadlines are getting closer. Anyway, my blog has been progressing really well.


Reading

Finished Reading:
Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugo: I loved this! Bardugo’s writing is my all time favourite because of the way it flows without ever getting heavy. My review went up yesterday, so check it out if you’ve read it or thinking about it! I can’t wait to read the rest of these books!
A Curse so Dark and Lonely, by Brigid Kemmerer: I literally just finished this this morning, and I have missed that feeling of a book hangover. I cannot wait for the sequel to be released next year, it’s so exciting!

Currently Reading:
Girls of Paper and Fire, by Natasha Ngan: Still buddy reading this with my friend, and loving it. The pace is really picking up now and I love the budding character development of Lei. It’s also so fun to read it with my friend and start fangirling after we’ve read the 5 chapters.

Next to Read:
Furyborn, by Claire Legrand: This is literally waiting by my bed because I can’t wait to get around to it.


Watching

Currently Watching:
Brooklyn 99: Just a rewatch – absolutely love it.
Riverdale: I don’t particularly enjoy the show, I like to watch the show so that I can make fun of it and understand the memes.

Finished Watching:
Peep Show: I had tried this before, but could never get into it. This time around I found it highly amusing and loved the quotes from it, it was great to watch in the background.

Next to Watch:
I’m not sure what to watch next, I have so many series on my list to get round to. It’s probably going to be either: Absolutely Fabulous or Mindhunter.


Blogging:

  • Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race

    August 17, 2020 by

    Book Review Book: Why I’m no longer talking to white people about raceAuthor: Reni Eddo-LodgeYear: 2017Pages: 249Synopsis: “In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren’t affected by it. She posted a piece on her blog,… Read more

  • I’m back!

    August 5, 2020 by

    I took an unexpected break from blogging recently, as I found it hard to keep on top of posting and was running out of inspiration. Not only that, but it was my birthday yesterday so I’ve taken time off work as well to reconnect with myself. I’ve had a couple of weeks of seeing friends… Read more

  • Sunday at the Newark Book Festival

    July 13, 2020 by

    I only had one event scheduled for the Sunday, but I was quite excited to attend the session and wrap up my Newark Book Festival 2020 experience. Overall the festival has been a highly enjoyable event, I’ve loved the opportunity to log into these sessions and relax at home while listening to authors discuss some… Read more

  • Saturday at the Newark Book Festival

    July 12, 2020 by

    I attended the Newark Book Festival last year with Siren FM, and I never imagined that the events would take place online this year! Even so, I have loved attending two events virtually today and I have so many thoughts. I never need an excuse to discuss books or listen to people talking about books!… Read more

  • Girl, Woman, Other

    July 10, 2020 by

    Book Review Book: Girl, Woman, OtherAuthor: Bernardine EvaristoYear: 2019Pages: 453Synopsis: “Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years. Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind… Read more

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-Personally, Emma

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