12 Books on my Long Term TBR

One of these days, my TBR shelf is going to collapse on me and lead to my untimely death. What isn’t helping is that I keep ignoring my already voluminous TBR and buying brand new tomes to get through.

I have a long list of books that have been on my TBR shelf for years, but I still haven’t gotten to reading them yet. Maybe it’s time to pick something from there and get it ticked off once and for all before heading to Easons again.

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Beat the Backlist Challenge: Lent Edition

I am a very lapsed Catholic, in the way that I am genuinely surprised I don’t spontaneously combust when I attend my annual Christmas service. This year though, in an effort to save some dough I decided to not buy any books for the duration of Lent. Six weeks with no book buying. It wasn’t going to come easy.

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Reading Challenge 2016: The final update

The last days of the year are always a time of looking back over the year just past, as well as looking ahead to what’s coming. So it’s the perfect time to fill you in on the final leg of my 2016 Reading Challenge.

On the last update, I felt I was performing quite well, but there was still that little bit to fill in. Did I reach the goal?

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Reading Challenge update: Second third

Schools are back in business, the days are slowly getting shorter and layers of clothing are starting to creep back into our daily style. September is here, and with it a look back over my reading challenge progress.

In my last check up, I actually performed pretty healthily. I’d had plenty of opportunity to catch up on my reading, meaning I was sitting above schedule. I’d also made a very good start at the other reading challenges I’ve been following this year.

So, how have the last four months fared?

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Four things I learned from four years of blogging

Imagine it. Four years ago I was sat on my bed to-ing and fro-ing over whether or not to push that publish button. Fast forward to now and a whole lot has changed.

I’ve been at this blogging lark for four years today (in fact, it was roughly around this time when I published my first post) and, like every basic white girl, I’ve learned so much from the experience it’s crazy.

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