This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little but a Lot.
I think it’s really sweet when you have a bookish association. I do it in a way with travelling – every new city I visit, I bring home a new book. When I read it, I can remember my time in the city and how much fun I had there.
This time, it’s different. I asked some of my closest friends (and the general Twitterverse) what books came to mind when they thought of me. Unsurprisingly, every single person said the same book.
I’m still taking some time to look back on how my reading year was in 2019. January is the perfect month to do so – after all, the god the month is named after could look backward and forward.
I spotted this lovely tag on Jess’ book blog, but it was created by Laura from The Book Corps. I just had to take part in it, too. What a great, and comprehensive, way to look back over how the year went for you and your bookshelves.
This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.
2019 was a pretty good year for me when it came to books. I read the second most per year in the decade (I don’t think anything will ever top the 116 tally from 2017) and I found some books that will stay with me for a long, long time to come.
Not only have I found new books to fawn over, but I’ve also discovered some fantastic bookish podcasts or shops to bring with me into the new decade. it really was a year of discovery for me. Surprisingly, I discovered so many amazing things that aren’t even authors. Finally, a way to control my TBR.
Challenge prompt: A book by/about a journalist.
This long-awaited memoir from one of Britain’s best-loved celebrities – a writer, broadcaster, activist, comic on stage, screen and radio for nearly forty years, presenter of QI and Great British Bake Off star – is an autobiography with a difference: as only Sandi Toksvig can tell it.
When we think back on the year that’s passed, it’s important to think about the triumphs and the turmoil. I’ve already run through my favourite books of last year, but I’m also going to discuss the books I maybe didn’t love, too.