How to ace a readathon

A highlight of reading for me is a readathon. I love coming together with some other readers from around the world, all with one common goal – to read as much as possible. There’s an air of camaraderie, of support, and maybe a little competition as we try to outdo each other’s reading progress.

When there are so many other people partaking in a readathon, you can get a little bogged down. It will seem like everyone else has read so much more than you have. But, fear no longer. I’ve put together some of my best tried and tested readathon tips. It might hopefully help you to up your page count by the end of your next readathon!

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Tag Thursday: The 90s Movie Tag

I really love 90s movies. I was born in the early 90s, so I wasn’t exactly of the right viewing age when they came out. I spent a lot of time catching up though. I’ve seen most of the films on this book tag, which I spotted on Kristen Kraves Books, and the rest are definitely on my must watch list.

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Review: Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

Challenge criteria: A book about mental health


The world is messing with our minds.

Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet feel more alone. And we are encouraged to worry about everything from world politics to our body mass index. Continue reading

To All The Blog Posts I Loved Before

This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little But A Lot.

We’ve all been a little overtaken with the latest Netflix craze. The inspiration for the title of this blog post. I think I’ve watched it about 2840923714 times since it came out. It was the perfect title for this Six for Sunday post, where I’m sharing the love for some bloggers and their fantastic work. You just know this is going to be a fan girl campaign for one specific blogger, don’t you. . .

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Review: That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.


It’s been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre. Three years since my best friend, Sarah, was killed in a bathroom stall during the mass shooting. Everyone knows Sarah’s story–that she died proclaiming her faith.

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