For someone who loves Disney and books in equal measure, finding a tag that encapsulated both was the dream. This was created by Of Stacks and Cups, who I firmly believe would be one of my best friends if we were ever to meet in the real world.
3 Princess Facts
- My favourite Disney princess is Belle, because I feel like she’s the one I most resemble. Looking for some bookish, nerdy outsiders? We’re your woman.
- The Snow White and the Seven Dwarves ending freaked me out when I was a kid. I couldn’t get over the change between the Queen from young lady to old hag. And don’t start me on the cliff scene.
- The first Disney Princess movie I owned was Pocahontas, and I watched the tape of it at least every week. It came out when I was four, in 1996. My first classic was Sleeping Beauty.
Setptember was a big month for me and some of my bookish friends. We all decided that we’d take a break from book buying and just focus on the books we had to hand. I’ve decided to extend mine, and now it will be my reward when I’ve done 50 work outs. Some of the other girls joined in, and have decided to take their ban a little further too. But, I asked two of them what they thought about their time in book buying jail, and what are their plans for when it’s all over.
Challenge criteria: A bestseller from a genre you don’t usually read.
Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live
Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend.
This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.
It’s been a difficult year for Cleo Jones. The car accident that crushed her leg didn’t just destroy the village baker’s dreams of becoming a dancer, but crushed her confidence too. And recovering from that has been harder than healing from any number of broken bones…
Today is my stop on the blog tour for A Season of Hopes and Dreams by the wonderful Lynsey James. While I have actually read the book, and will have a full review of it up later on, I wanted to do a little something different for my stop on the tour today. While I read the book, I was in constant contact with Lynsey, and we both would send back and forth songs we thought would fit into the book perfectly. So, that’s what I decided to do with my stop on the tour. Lynsey and I have put together a little playlist that perhaps you can listen to while you read this book.
Image via Neverland Blog Tours