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    My Most Anticipated Reads of 2020

    I don’t think it’s a secret that I’m a bookworm and I love to read. Today I thought I would share my most anticipated reads of 2020 with you. I love to track my reading on Goodreads so that I have a clear picture of where I’m at in terms of meeting my reading goals. In 2020 I have set myself the goal of reading 50 books in the year. Last year I managed 42 books so it seems manageable. As I’m writing this at the start of March, I have currently read 12 books so I’m on track to meet my goal. There are lots of exciting books due…

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    My Favourite Books of 2019

    Today I thought I’d share with you my favourite books of 2019. It was a big reading year for me, I managed to read 42 books, so it seemed only right to share my favourites to give you some inspiration if you’re looking for something new to read.  My 10 Favourite Books of 2019 Normal People- Sally Rooney I think I can safely say this is my ultimate favourite from last year. I actually listened to this book on Audible but I enjoyed it so much I went out and bought the paperback to keep as well. The story follows Marrianne and Connell as they grow up and navigate an…

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    Books,  Intentional Living

    Feminists Don’t Wear Pink Review | AD

    Feminists Don’t Wear Pink. How many times have you heard ridiculous statements like these? Even in 2019 there are still sweeping statements thrown about which suggests feminism is just about burning your bra and hating men. However it’s about much more than that. We’re over a 100 years on from women getting the vote and we may not have suffragettes anymore, but feminism is no less important, as there is still inequality in various forms throughout society. Luckily for us, women like Scarlett Curtis are here to pave the way for every modern day feminist. The Book That Started It All Feminists Don’t Wear Pink And Other Lies is the…

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    Best Books of 2019 So Far

    Today we’re talking all about the best books of 2019 so far…in my opinion. I’ve been reading a lot this year and have really been getting into audiobooks too. So here are my top three books of the year so far if you’re after a recommendation. Normal People- Sally Rooney Well, I think this is hands down the best book I’ve read so far this year. I say read, I listened to the audio book. I’d been hearing good things about this book for a while so eventually I decided to give it a go. It’s set in Ireland and follows the story of Connell and Marianne, from them leaving…

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    February Favourites 2019 | AD

    I haven’t been doing a favourites post every month for a while now, I did a 2018 overall favourites but I’m not tying myself to doing them religiously. However this past month I’ve had a few February favourites so I thought it might be nice to share them with you. The Worst Witch (AD- Gifted) At the start of the month myself and my friend Sally headed to the Sheffield Lyceum to catch a performance of The Worst Witch. I loved these books when I was a kid, Mildred Hubble is the worst witch that has ever attended Miss Cackles Academy for Witches. The show, particularly the staging, was so…