Category: on reading

Mismatched covers: My bookish pet peeve

What are some of your biggest pet peeves when it comes to books? I’ve made no secret of the fact that I hate it when the covers of books in the same series don’t match, and this week I’m in the mood for a rant about it. Please, come and join me, and tell me what YOU think!! →

What to do when your bookshelf overflows

SOS! Send help! My bookshelf is about to overflow! Said every bookworm ever as they despaired over where to store their “excess” books. I’ve done a little searching online, and today I present a few different options for when your space is running out. If you have any unique ideas or experiences, I’d love to hear all about them! →

Anticipated book releases of 2020

New year, new book releases, and I couldn’t be more excited! Like bookworms around the world, I have been eagerly scanning the lists of books set to be published in 2020, and today I am sharing the new books I am anticipating most. What books are YOU looking forward to this year? →

My top ten reads of 2019

There is still a little over a week left in 2019, but to date I have read a total of 74 books, and the time has come to announce my TOP TEN reads of the year! Bookworms, come forth, and let’s discuss our favourite books that we read in 2019!! →

Ten of my favourite opening lines

The first few sentences of a book are arguably the most important. They are the first exposure the reader has to the story, and have to be interesting enough to “hook” them into reading more!! In this post, I share some of my all-time favourite opening lines from fiction novels. What are yours? →

Ten of my favourite fictional battles

With Anzac Day coming up later this week, I thought I’d take the opportunity to reflect on some of my all-time favourite battles in fiction. I LOVE fight sequences, but the following ten made a particular impression on me. What are your favourite fictional battles? →