Today’s seasonally appropriate has been borrowed from the fantastic Emma of Drinkning by my Shelf, who I am very very sure would be my real life best friend if we were to meet.
Here’s a piece of fun trivia: In Ireland, it’s already the middle of autumn. We follow the Celtic Calendar, which means our seasons change about a month or so before they do in the UK. So, while in the UK autumn comes in September, in Ireland we have autumn already in August.
This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.
Ok, raise your hand if you’ve had a book on your shelf for YEARS you’ve been promising yourself will be your next read, and never picked up? Yeah, me too. I am the worst for buying a book I can’t wait to read, and then for some reason completely ignoring it.It’s got to stop, because I’ve been missing out on some amazing books I know people love. So why can’t I pick them up?
How many characters do you read that make you sit back and wonder if the author has a hidden camera in your living room? I’ve noticed so much of myself in a lot of book characters. Sometimes it can be quite scary how on point these impressions of me are, when you consider the authors and I have never met before.
Have you ever thought about what the Disney Princesses would blog about if they lived in the modern era? Tiana would definitely have a food blog filled with delicious recipes, and Cinderella would give Mrs Hinch a run for her money in the cleaning blog stakes. Ariel would probably have a blog about wildlife and ocean conservation, with guest posts from Pocahontas about land animals and environmental issues.
But there’s one blog that’s in no doubt. If there is one Disney Princess who would have a book blog, it’s Belle. With a library as full as hers and a love of books from her childhood, Belle would be a book blogging queen. Time to find out just how visit-worthy her blog is.
This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.
If you’re going on a holiday, one of the most important thoughts is what books to bring. My aunt comes to me regularly when off to visit her in laws in Spain, requesting the best books to keep her entertained from the moment she checks in. When she comes to me for recommendations, these are books I’ve recommended to her and she’s absolutely loved.