Discussion: Why I Read Contemporary

Contemporary – living or occurring at the same time.

Contemporary books have always been a go-to of mine. I can find a contemporary book to fit any occasion. From the fluffy romances, to the exploration of our complex world, contemporary books have a lot to offer us. Here are the qualities I love most in a contemporary novel.

Reality

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated 2017 Releases pt. 2.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Happy Tuesday everyone. This week we are talking about our most anticipated book releases for the second half of 2017. There are so many epic titles set to be unleashed to the world this year so narrowing down my top 10 was a challenge but I got there in the end.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Mother’s Day Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Fun fact, we (the UK) actually celebrate this holiday in the month of March but mother’s deserve all the love and appreciation in the world everyday. Sadly, I’ve noticed that a lot of Young Adult and Fantasy novels tend to either kill off the mother or have them be a non entity. I love exploring family dynamics in books so this week I am going to highlight some books that have a strong focus on family.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Must Meet Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Not so long ago I wrote a post on my dream book conference panel. We all have authors we’d love to meet in person. Unfortunately for me, most authors that do a UK book tour tend to stick to the major cities, meaning that I’d have to commute at least 2/3 hours to the closest destination. One of these days I will go to a bookish event, so with that in mind here are the authors I’d love to meet.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Slow Burn Romances

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

I am still without my laptop. 😥 So if I’ve been quiet on the blogosphere it’s because of that. Anyway, Happy Valentines Day to you all. I will be celebrating the occasion by treating myself to an abundance of chocolate. Naturally this weeks theme is all about love and I thought I’d take the time to highlight the books that feature a slow burn romance.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Underrated Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list. 

Another week, another chance to sing the praises of those underrated gems. These books are stories that I feel should get more love from readers world wide. Some of these books are ones I feel that live in the shadow of the most popular books by the same author but deserve just as much attention.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Books Read in 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Hello everybody. Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. I can’t believe how fast the year has come and gone. This time of year is always chaotic for me. From family members making their annual visits, to both my brother’s birthdays (one on Christmas day itself) and finding some time to relax in between all the chaos, I all but forgot about this weeks TTTHere are my top 10 favourite books of the year, well the first ones that came to mind anyway.

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