Discussion: Why I Should Read More Historical Fiction

History – the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.

There’s no doubt that contemporary and fantasy are my go-to book. I never want to limit myself to one particular genre so I’ll read anything and everything that interests me. I’ve not read many historic fiction books but the ones I have read have all been hits. As always, I have to be in the right mood to read historical fiction, but every time I’ve immersed myself in that genre I’ve always enjoyed it. So here are the reasons I should take the time to read more historical fiction titles.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Summer 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.

Summer’s here and it feels so good. Our summers are usually short and sweet in the UK so any sign of sunshine and warmth is welcomed. Summertime is usually my contemporary reading time. I like it when a book reflects the weather and I have been seriously slacking on my contemporary reading (and reading in general) this year. So here are the 10 contemporary books I plan on devouring this summer.

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Review: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

9780399175411_OutrunTheMoon_BOM.inddOutrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Publication Date:
May 24th 2016 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Historical Fiction.
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Goodreads Summary
San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Spring TBR 2017

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

Time for another laptop update. Well, it’s fixed but it’s on its final breath so now I have to get myself a new laptop. Technology well and truly hates me.

I’m still recovering from A Conjuring of Light so I’ve yet to pick up another book. I have plenty of books I plan on reading so hopefully I can get out of this book coma soon. Here are the 10 books that are on my Spring to be read list.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Exceeded my Expectations.

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 and I still have no laptop! When will this nightmare end? Moving on, this weeks topic will cover the books that exceeded my expectations. Some books caught my by surprise; the other books were ones I knew I’d enjoy but didn’t expect to be blown away by.

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Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Releases I Meant to Read but Didn’t

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

So many books, so little time. 2016 treated us to plenty of exciting new books but finding the time to actually read them all was a struggle. I was hoping to tackle every single book on this list but I failed. However, I do plan on reading these books and I hope to do so this year. 

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under the Tree

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

Good news, I have officially completed my Christmas shopping! Go me. In other news, I can’t believe we’re only 5 days away from Christmas. Where has the time gone? I hope you’ve all written your letters to Santa. Here are the books I wouldn’t mind Santa leaving under my tree.

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