Literary Girl Summer | Top Five Books on My Summer Reading List 2021

The corner of a black pair of sunglasses, the corner of a book, and a blue plate with strawerries on it. LITERARY GIRL SUMMER | TOP FIVE BOOKS ON MY SUMMER READING LIST 2021

Is it over? The random spate of 30 degree heat that brought the country to a standstill? Oh I hope so. I am not built for the heat; I am built for cosy jumpers and rainy evenings and days where there’s limited under-boob sweat. Still, there is one plus side that comes with a British […]

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What’s Been Getting Me Through the Pandemic? | Books, Culture, Lifestyle

What's Been Getting Me Through the Pandemic? | Books, Culture, Lifestyle

I don’t want to be that person who says ‘it’s been a tough year for us all’, because we’ve heard it over and over and over. So I’ll just say ‘bloody hell, it’s been shit, hasn’t it?’ For me, there have been pockets of joy (I started my Masters, got engaged, and my blog started […]

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Books I Got for Christmas! | rosie abigail

White and orange books on a grey background. A white jumper arm peeks through on the left. Rosie's hand holds a cup of tea in a white mug.

Christmas seems like months ago now, not merely nineteen days ago. Did we even have Christmas? It’s all a bit of a blur. That pandemic life, eh?  Despite having a very different Christmas this year, (I didn’t get to spend it with family, but I did get to spend it with my fiance and our […]

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Best Books to Give as Gifts for *Everyone* in Your Life | Books and Giftgiving

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If you know me, I am one bookish girl, and I think there’s no greater gift than giving someone a book you think they’ll enjoy. So with Christmas coming up and buying gifts online being the safest bet, I thought I’d make a kind of gift-giving-guide for books! I’ve (loosely) taken the five types of people you are bound to have in your life, and racked my brain to work out what books would be great gifts for them.

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Seventies & Flower Power Themed Bullet Journal | November Monthly Spread

Seventies and Flower Power Themed Bullet Journal

It’s been a hot minute since I last posted about my bujo on here! Well, we have been banned from doing anything so my bujo hasn’t been able to do it’s job of being a diary, that that might explain it. Still, this autumn I made a conscience effort to utilise my bullet journal once […]

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You Need to Give Audiobooks a Try | Top Five Audiobooks on Audible!

You Need to Give Audiobooks a Try - Top Five Audiobooks on Audible

Dear anyone who enjoys reading: you have to give audiobooks a go. No no, don’t scrunch your face up, hear me out. I didn’t think I’d enjoy audiobooks; I’ve never gotten on with eBooks, so the thought of a non-physical book made me stir in my seat and mutter ‘no, no, it’s not for me’, […]

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Books to Get You Feeling ~Autumnal~ | rosie abigail

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My cardigan’s on, the asthma’s out to play, and the leaves are dropping off the trees; it must be autumn! It might be the petrichor in the air, or the big comfy jumper speaking, but autumn is my favourite season. As the nights get longer, the air gets colder, and my mugs of hot chocolate […]

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The Bibliophile’s Night Out Book Tag! | rosie

Long time, no see, book tag! I was tagged by Janet over at The Storyteller to give this one a go. Now, I’m a fussy lass when it comes to tags, once in a blue moon kind of post. However, this one seems really fun! I suggest you give Janet a follow (and Beth over […]

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Summer Reading List 2020! | rosie abigail

In the words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, hello there. It’s been a hot minute (well, two weeks) since I last posted, and even longer than that since I’ve had a regular posting schedule. In all honesty, I’ve been burnt out. Work has been spilling over to my personal life, and balancing living with an unknown health […]

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