Things that Bookstagramming has taught us…

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis Things that Bookstagramming has taught us…   How fast coffee/tea goes cold. If you think you’re drinking that after you’re done with photos, you’re wrong. Not unless you drink it during… In which case,…

Illumicrate Rise Up! Unboxing

“Life is made of so many moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes along to define every second that comes after. Such moments are tests of courage, of strength.” -Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes  Hi everyone! Yes, I’m painfully behind on blogging (eep!) but I am so EXCITED to…

Brightstorm Blog Tour: Guest Post by Vashti Hardy!

“Majestic pillars and gilt-framed maps lined the walls, illuminated by glittering chandeliers. Statues of the great explorers with notable achievements stared from the sides. All around, the hall bustled with the people of Lontown, chatter and anticipation fizzing in the air. The sound made Arthur want to scream out; how could anything carry on as…

Winter Wonderland Book & Nook Unboxing

“We feel cold, but we don’t mind it, because we will not come to harm. And if we wrapped up against the cold, we wouldn’t feel other things, like the bright tingle of the stars, or the music of the aurora, or best of all the silky feeling of moonlight on our skin. It’s worth…

Life Update!

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” -Toni Morrison Hi everyone! I can’t believe we’re into February already! 2018 is already shaping up to be a fab year for me, so I thought it would be fun to do a little life…

Illumicrate Howler Box Unboxing!

“Break the chains, my love.” -Pierce Brown, Red Rising  Hi everyone! I’m excited to share with you this unboxing of the second of Illumicrate’s special edition boxes! If you don’t want to see any spoilers of the Howler Box, then look away now! The box was heavy and absolutely packed with goodies, but one thing…

Book Tour: The Nutcracker

“…But Drosselmeyer’s gift to Clara was the best one of all – an astoundingly beautiful wooden nutcracker.” -Shobhna Patel, The Nutcracker  Hi everyone! While it’s still winter, I’m kicking off my first book tour of 2018 with a gorgeous, pop-up copy of The Nutcracker by Shobhna Patel that the lovely people at Thames & Hudson…

Book & Nook December Unboxing

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows  Hi everyone! I’m going to be unboxing the Book & Nook December box today, so there will be spoilers ahead! The theme was Christmas at Hogwarts,…

My 2018 Bookish Resolutions

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” T.S. Eliot Hi everyone! Nope, I can’t believe it’s nearly the end of 2017 either. I’ve been thinking over what I should make as my bookish resolutions for 2018 – in 2017 my goal was to read 150 books,…

My Festive TBR! (AKA how many more books can I cram into 2017?)

““Mistletoe,” said Luna dreamily, pointing at a large clump of white berries placed almost over Harry’s head. He jumped out from under it. “Good thinking,” said Luna seriously. “It’s often infested with nargles.”” -J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  Hi everyone! It’s that time of year where we’re all cramming as…

Book & Nook Nights at the Circus Unboxing!

“The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.” -Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus Hi everyone! It’s that time again – time for a monthly unboxing of Book & Nook’s fabulous candles, where I struggle to articulate how good the candles smell and what they actually…

November Illumicrate Unboxing!

Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s December! This is my favourite time of the year, when I want time to slow right down so I can savour every deliciously festive moment. Not too long ago I received the November Illumicrate box and it was amazing as always!! Look away now if you don’t want any…