Tag Thursday: I Dare You Tag

Thanks so much to Bookmurmation for this tag. I’ve seen it floating around a few times, but I’ve never actually taken it myself. Now seems like the perfect time.

When I was in school, I of course played Truth or Dare so many times. I always went for truth, so having to do a couple of dares now feels a little out of my comfort zone for sure.

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Author spotlight: Jacqueline Wilson

When I was growing up, one of my favourite authors was Jacqueline Wilson. Any time my Dad ordered books I’d always ask for a new book of hers.

I’ve seen stage plays, films and TV shows set on her novels, and loved every second of them. Rather than the light and happy issues most books for young readers focus on, Jacqueline’s books delved a little deeper, with stories featuring domestic abuse, unemployment, divorce and bipolar disorder to mention a few.

It’s no wonder she’s one of the most beloved authors in the UK. Jacqueline told us like it was. These books formed such a huge part of my childhood, it’s hard for me to believe a lot of them actually pre-date me.

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2021 Reading Challenge

Every year I set myself some reading goals to see me through the next year. With the success of last year behind me, there’s a lot to build on for 2021. Who knows how much time we’ll be spending indoors to be able to read, anyway?

With a brand new 365 day stretch ahead, it’s time to think about what’s to come for my reading goals. As per usual, I’ll be taking part in two reading challenges – the Goodreads Reading Challenge and the Popsugar Reading Challenge. Again, I’ll be marking off everything I’ve read towards the Popsugar challenge on this post.

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2020 Reading Challenge Wrap Up

The year is finally over, and that means it’s also the end of my reading challenge. I love how much it pushes me to read more, and to discover books I wouldn’t ever have beforehand.

Let’s take a look at how the year went for me reading wise. I might have had some reading slumps and slip ups, but I did still try to get as much read as possible.

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