As you might know (because I literally never stop talking about it!) I do't have a physical TBR which means that I pretty much buy books as I read. Because I have read a lot this month, as stands to reason, I have bought a few books this way, which got me thinking about what … Continue reading What Makes Me Pick Up a Book?
Confession. I used to be massively afraid of DNFing books. Even if I was hating it, even if I loathed every single character and wasn't getting an ounce of joy from the book I would keep ploughing on until finally I finished the last page and laid the book to rest. And what did I … Continue reading A Bookish New Years Resolution: Don’t Be Afraid to DNF Books
Yesterday I was hugely proud of myself because I managed to finally (finally) finish Passenger by Alexandra Bracken. I'm not going to lie, I had a huge moment of triumph as I closed the pages of this book. Honestly, it was a winning movie moment if ever there was one. Context: This book has taken … Continue reading What comes first, the reading slump or the book? An investigation concerning Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (no spoilers)
WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The three W's are: What are you currently reading? What did you finish reading recently? What do you think you'll read next? Current Read I have just started reading Passenger by Alexandra Bracken. This is a bit of a change for me … Continue reading WWW Wednesday: September 20th 2017
Recently I attended a discussion at a local folk festival looking at the question of whether song lyrics should be considered poetry. There were two main positions presented. Firstly, that every songwriter is a poet and every song poetry, the question is whether that poetry is any good. The second argument was that not all song … Continue reading Should Song Lyrics be Considered Poetry?