Crazy Things I’ve Done For Reading

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

When it comes to reading, we can all be a little crazy at times. There are a couple of things we all do when that reading craving hits you, things non bookworms may not understand. Some of them might seem a little tame, others are a bit more. . . out there.

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Review: Cheer Up Love – Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate by Susan Calman

Challenge criteriaA book with “love” in the title


Susan Calman is a well known comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes from The News Quiz and Just a Minute on BBC Radio 4 to hosting the quiz show, The Boss, Armchair Detective and now STRICTLY COME DANCING 2017 on BBC 1.

Her solo stand up show, Susan Calman is Convicted, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression.

The reaction to the show she wrote about mental health was so positive that she wanted to expand on the show and write a more detailed account of surviving when you’re the world’s most negative person.

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Tag Thursday: The Guilty Reader Tag

Who among us is a complete angel when it comes to books? I know I’m certainly not. The Guilty Reader Tag, which originally came from BookTuber Chami, is the perfect way to absolve some of those reading sins we’re all a little guilty of. Nothing better than going on with a clear conscience, huh?

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2018 Five Star Reads

There’s been a lot of “my least favourite reads from last year” books but I didn’t want to add to those. I don’t think that kind of negative thinking is good when you’re looking back on the year.

I feel like I’m quite late with my 5* reads post from last year. I wanted to really make sure every book I gave top marks to, was one I was still happy to endorse as such.

Luckily, I agreed with 2018 Aoife, and the majority of my 5* reviews stayed.

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