Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Books Published 5+ Years Ago

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

This week takes us back to the past, where we look at the books we read that were published a while back. This topic is again a stark reminder of how time flies and I couldn’t believe how old some of these books are. Here are the books I love that were published at least 5 years ago.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Picked Up on a Whim

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 love going into a book blind and it’s something I don’t do as much as I use to, which sucks sometimes because there’s nothing better than jumping into a book blind. With no expectations and hopes, I find that picking up a book on a whim is just such a fun experience because it’s just so unpredictable, like you’re jumping into the unknown. 

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m Thankful For

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

This weeks topic is a Thanksgiving freebie. Now, despite the fact that the UK don’t celebrate this holiday, there are several things I am continuously thankful for. Here are 10 books that have had a lasting impact on me over the years.

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Character Spotlight: Peeta Mellark

character spotlight 2When I read a book I always find that there are one or two specific characters that stand out for me. Characters are often the subject of numerous discussions because through them we can essentially explore human nature. Some characters are defined by their actions, thought and the part they play in the story. So, I thought why not shine a light on these characters and open up these discussions.

With the release of Mockingjay Part 2 I thought Peeta Mellark would be the perfect candidate for this feature. Personally, Peeta is my favourite character in this franchise and I think the reason behind this is because of his outlook on life. Here we have a character that has endured so much, even from before the games, and instead of succumbing to this bleak, pessimistic view of the world, he chooses to hope and believe that a better future awaits them. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Boyfriends

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 have a love/hate relationship with freebies simply because I either have no idea what I want to write about or I have too many ideas and don’t know which one to go for. Today I’ve stuck to the classic book boyfriends list because these guys deserve all the love. Here are my top 10 book boyfriends (in no particular order).

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