Mystery-a-thon Announcement + TBR!

Posted August 25, 2016 by Ely in readathon / 3 Comments
Mystery-a-thon Announcement + TBR!

Hi, everyone! Today I’m announcing a little read-a-thon I’ll be hosting next month. As the title of this post suggests, it’s called the Mystery-a-thon. It’s a week of reading mystery books, with a particular focus on Agatha Christie. (Thanks to Lori for her help with this!) When is it happening? Monday the 12th, to Monday […]

The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon: Prelude

Posted August 24, 2016 by Ely in Other / 1 Comment
The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon: Prelude

The Song Rising, the third book in the incredible Bone Season series by Samantha Shannon, is coming out in March 2017. As a Bone Season advocate, I get to share a super special prelude with you all today! Without futher ado, here it is! Prelude 2 November, 2059 The lights scalded my borrowed eyes. I […]

Five Shelf-Warmers From My Pre-Blogger Days

Posted August 23, 2016 by Ely in Top Ten Tuesday / 6 Comments
Five Shelf-Warmers From My Pre-Blogger Days

Michelle almost made it back for TTT this week, but nevermind because she should be back next week! Until then, you’re stuck with me again. Today I’m sharing five books that have been on my shelves since before I was a blogger! I’ve been blogging since July 2012, so these have all been on my […]

Regeneration by Pat Barker

Posted August 21, 2016 by Ely in Reviews / 3 Comments
Regeneration by Pat Barker

Title: Regeneration Series: Regeneration #1 Author: Pat Barker Genre: Historical Publisher: Penguin Release Date: May 1st 2008 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Source: Library Regeneration is Pat Barker’s classic, Man Booker Prize-nominated novel of World War I and trauma. Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, and army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care […]

Women in Translation Month

Posted August 20, 2016 by Ely in Other / 9 Comments
Women in Translation Month

These past couple of months I’ve been very into foreign languages and translations. I’m going to be talking a little more about that in the future, but for now I wanted to focus on one specific part. I wish I could have gotten this post together earlier, but I ran out of time. August is […]

The Goodreads Tag

Posted August 18, 2016 by Ely in Tags / 19 Comments
The Goodreads Tag

Back again with another tag for you all today! I’m doing the Goodreads Tag. I love Goodreads. There are days where I live for nothing but Goodreads—it’s a relatively safe space free from all the people I don’t like on Facebook. It’s great. Anyway, the tag! (Also, I don’t know who created this. I apologise. […]

Life Update aka I’m Back!

Posted August 15, 2016 by Michelle in Other / 2 Comments
Life Update aka I’m Back!

Okay so this is not so much a life update as it is a post to tell you that I will be back and up and blogging from now on! Welll I dont get my internet back up and running yet until the 15th of this month buttt I am using all of my boyfriends […]

Listening and Watching #1

Posted August 11, 2016 by Ely in Other / 8 Comments
Listening and Watching #1

I’ve wanted to talk more about TV, film and music, until now. This is the first Listening and Watching post. Will it continue to be a thing? Only time will tell! TV The new series of Celebrity Big Brother UK started up, which means I’ve given up everything else. I’m not a reality show fan, […]

20 Book Blogs I Love

Posted August 7, 2016 by Ely in Other / 39 Comments
20 Book Blogs I Love

Last month I saw a post The Bibliolater did, in which she shared 100 book blogs she loves. I really loved that, so I thought I’d share some of my own. These are blogs which I read every week, if not daily. I include all my ‘standard’ favourites/friends, as well as some new-to-me blogs. Without […]