Books People Associate with Me

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.


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Tag Thursday: Favourite Blogging Moments in 2019 Tag

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.


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2019 Bookish Discoveries

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.


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Review: Between the Stops by Sandi Toksvig

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.

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