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Top 5 Tuesday – Ending/Last Lines | In Which I Get Over Excited And Give You 10!

A book’s ending line is just as important as its opening, if not more so. We rely on those last few words to sum up our whole experience. The last line will be our lasting memory of the novel so it’s important that they’re really poignant. This week’s Top 5 Tuesday topic is Ending/Last Lines…… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Ending/Last Lines | In Which I Get Over Excited And Give You 10!

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Top 5 Tuesday – First/Opening Lines

The first and last  lines of a book are always the most important. Our whole impression of the novel is immediately created from the first sentence, paragraph, and chapter. Whether they’re mysterious prologue, a matter-of-fact beginning, or purely confusing, we love to be grabbed by our collars and pulled into the novel from the first…… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – First/Opening Lines

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Top 5 Tuesday – Books I’d Save From A Fire

It’s been so long since I participated in Top 5 Tuesday but I’m so glad I’m finally back! As usual, it’s hosted by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. I picked a great week to return because this week the topic is Books I’d Save From A Fire. Fortunately I’ve never had to think about this…… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Books I’d Save From A Fire

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The Seafarer’s Kiss Review

I’m finally getting round to another book review and today I’m going to be talking about The Seafarer’s Kiss and all things mermaid! I first saw this book on Twitter and it was described as an F/F retelling of The Little Mermaid. As that’s my favourite Disney film and I was seriously lacking in mermaid…… Continue reading The Seafarer’s Kiss Review

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The ‘Me in Book Characters’ Tag

I’m finally getting round to finishing all the posts I’ve been tagged in a long time ago and today I’ll be doing The ‘Me in Book Characters’ Tag! I was tagged in this by Dreamy Reads, so thank you (or possibly not thank you, because I had to think much harder about this than I…… Continue reading The ‘Me in Book Characters’ Tag

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The Pros and Cons of Book Memes

Today I’ve decided to bring you guys another bookish discussion. Recently I’ve been thinking about the pros and cons of participating in a book meme. I only join in with one weekly meme at the moment and I used to really love it. Now, however, I’m finding it quite difficult to write a post every…… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Book Memes

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ARC Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale is the first ARC I’d ever requested and I was so pleased when it came in the post. I was mostly intrigued by the gorgeous book cover and magical synopsis. I’m so glad I decided to be brave and make my first request because this was a truly enchanting read,…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale