8 Ways to Read More Books

Promising myself I read more Fiction this year is one of the best things I’ve done for my mental health. The escapism, the ritual, and the quiet. It’s brilliant, but it can be challenging to carve out the time. Today I’m sharing some tips on how to read more books. It’s also been great for my writing too. I get ideas on formatting, points of view, character development and story arcs. As you know I’m a huge advocate…

Recent Reads Aug-Oct 2018

It’s time, in fact, I’m overdue to share what I’ve been reading over the last few months. I promised myself at the start of 2018 that I would read more and I’ve really loved it so far. I’m now on Goodreads, which I use to keep track of what I’ve read. You can see the previous Recent Reads post here. Books I have read since August The Geography of Witchcraft by Montague Summers. A book I read for…

Recent Reads & my Growing TBR Pile

You may remember back in frozen January, I made a pledge to read more this year. A lot more. In an effort to be accountable for my reading I thought I’d share the books I’ve read. These are all since May, and as you can see my TBR (to be read) pile is rather large. To see what I read from January through April click here. Books I Have Read (since May 2018) The Exit by Helen Fitzgerald.…

Books I’ve Read Lately

Whenever I get asked about my hobbies I always include the fact I love to read. Carving out the time to read can prove tricky though. After popping on your phone to check your email, you end up spending half an hour down the rabbit hole that is the internet. Whether it is scrolling on Instagram or seeing what the latest news is, or even doing a quick search on eBay for that elusive piece of…

Ten Books to inspire you

Today I’m sharing with you a handful of books that I’ve found really inspiring. Spring has just about sprung and we are all coming out of what feels like a long winter hibernation. I often turn to books to keep myself mentally energised indoors, when its just too cold and damp to be out and about. These are all non-fiction, some fall into the self help genre, some are autobiographical, some perfect for creatives. All are…