New(ish) year, new reading goals

Hi there friends! Long time, no speak! With the New Year not long behind us (plus, who says you can’t make goals at any point in the year), I thought I would look back over my bookish goals for 2018, what I achieved and didn’t, and those that I’ve made for 2019 as a result. 2018…

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Books I want to read this autumn

Wow, I can’t believe how fast this summer went and that it’s time to talk about my next seasonal TBR! Sadly, I didn’t make it through all the books I listed in my ‘Books I want to read this summer’ blog post so some of these you’ll recognise from that post, but I did make…

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Library Haul #1

Welcome to the start of a new series I’m planning on doing. Since moving back home with my parents while I try and finish my MA dissertation (3 weeks and counting!!) and look for jobs in the real world, I’ve promised that I will try and cut back on my book buying, getting new books…

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Women in translation month: my suggestions

With August as women in translation month (and since I am a female translator myself), I thought I’d have a rummage on my shelves and see what I’ve got hiding away! Interestingly, it appeared that if the book was originally written by a man, it was more likely that it would be translated into English…

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Books I want to read this summer

Although the summer is a little far away for me still, as I am currently knee-deep in my MA dissertation and will be for the foreseeable future, I thought it would be a good idea to start planning my summer TBR (if only to procrastinate and look forward to better times)! For any of you…

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