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.)
There are a couple of obvious indicators that books run your life. If you’ve done any of these things, you might have the same affliction.
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.
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.
February feels like the perfect month to read some romance novels. Not only that, this February has an extra day. A whole 24 hours more for reading? Bring. It.
I have quite a large Netgalley backlog in need of attention. This month seems like the perfect time to even it out a bit, as a lot of them are chick lit.