Favourite bookstagrammers

I set up my own Bookstagram account to keep my book habits away from my family and friends, and it’s (very) slowly starting to grow legs, thank you Instagram algorithm.

There are some places I go to instantly for inspiration, and to lust over their shelves. Funnily enough, the majority of them are Antipodean. You’d swear I live my life with one foot on a plane to Australia.

One day, my own little spot could turn out like one of these. Until then, I’ll just keep lusting.


(Psst – if you want to follow me too, that’s cool.)

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Tag Thursday: My Life in Books Tag

I spotted this lovely book tag over on Kristin Kraves Books, whose blog I utterly adore. I’ve decided to try and make it a bit harder on myself and only use books I’ve got on my book shelf. If there’s a way I can use on the shelf I haven’t even read yet, even better.

So, here we go – the My Life in Books Tag, but on Hard Mode.


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Reasons I DNF Books

To DNF, or “do not finish” a book is a huge bone of contention among readers. Some book readers or bloggers wouldn’t dream of abandoning a book halfway through, some utterly swear by it. I’m of the latter category – though it took me a long time to get to that school of thought.

There are a number of reasons why I would DNF a book, but if I’m going to give up it’s likely for one of these reasons below.


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