Today I wanted to talk about some books that have been extremely influential in my life, and ones that I don’t think I’d be who I am now without reading them in my life!
I love being nostalgic about books, and I can’t wait to share some of my all time favourites with you!
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Reading Matilda was the first time I ever read about someone who loved reading as much as I did. I’ve grown up in a family of readers, but none of my friends ever really read. It was so inspiring reading about someone who wasn’t part of my family who loved reading so much and really developed my love for books, and then seeing her do magic? It was THE BEST!
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I’m back once again with a new post! It truly is a Christmas miracle! This post however is one I’ve been super excited to do, as I it’s one I did a couple years ago, that I want to bring back!
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Yes I’m back AGAIN with my THIRD post of the day (I promise I’m done – I know you’re probably sick of me now!) but this one is AMAZING! I’m part of another blog tour, and today I have a guest post for you!
Amber Elby’s sequel to her debut novel, Cauldrons Bubble (you can find my review here for it), is out soon and I’m here bringing you Amber’s most influential books! I love reading about some of my favourite authors favourite books – it’s so interesting!Amber’s Influential Books
Obviously, Shakespeare is my primary inspiration and influence. His plays have many allusions in my novels, but he’s not my only source of ideas. I’m not a Shakespeare scholar, only a self-described fangirl, and my academic specialization is Victorian Literature, so my influences spring primarily from nineteenth century works.
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Today’s post is a little different than my normal ones, but it was one I really wanted to make for a very special reason!
If you know me, you’ll know I’m completely obsessed with bookish merch – so much I’ve quite literally made two entire blog posts on some of my favourite bookish merch sites – and I’m always on the lookout for anything new.
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So Orion are one of the best publishers out there, and I was lucky enough to be invited to their newest scheme – travelling around the country to share new books, authors, and have some fun! It was such an amazing opportunity to be invited, and I had such a wonderful time!
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I love true crime so much and it makes everything so much creepier when I know that the story is based on true events! I thought I’d gather some of my favourite true stories together so I can share it for my other true crime fans!
The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
Everyone has probably heard of The Amityville Horror – whether it’s the original film, the remake or just the mystery surrounding it – but here it is in all it’s glory! The accounts of the original Amityville haunting – be sure not to read it alone at night!
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I’ve talked about my love for horror authors (if you missed that post you can find it here!), so now I think it’s time to talk about another of my favourite genres – thriller!
I adore thriller, I love being in suspense and creeped out by a good book, so thought I’d share some of my favourite thriller authors with you! Here we go!
Have I talked about Sarah enough?? I LOVE HER AND HER WRITING OKAY. Behind Her Eyes is definitely one of – if not THE – best thriller I have ever read and I am still not okay after it. If you want a brilliant YA and thriller author – this is the one you need in your life!
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I think that horror books seem to be less talked about compared to other genres of books, but I absolutely adore them! I decided that today I wanted to talk about some of my favorite horror authors, to hopefully help some of you who want to start reading horror, or giving recommendations to those of you who already love the genre! All of these are great ways to get into horror, so here we go!
One of the most famous horror writers in history, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is notorious for being the start of the rise of the vampires within fiction. It is now my favourite classic novel that I’ve ever read and I can’t recommend it enough!
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I meant to post this yesterday as it was Valentines Day and I wanted to share some love for some wonderful authors, but life got in the way and I never got the chance! So instead here is a post to share some love for some amazing and underrated authors – because they deserve so much love! In no particular order here are some of my favourite underrated authors!
Jennifer is not only absolutely lovely, but I read her book Hate List last year and it completely blew me away. It was so thought provoking, and really hit me hard – I can’t believe more people aren’t talking about it!
To find more about Jennifer, click here!
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I’m back AGAIN on Day 20 of Blogmas to share with you an interview with the lovely Trev Lince, author of Room 119!!!
Trev’s book is absolutely wonderful, and if you’re looking for a last minute present for someone you love this Christmas then this is definitely one to get!! Anyway let’s get on with the interview!
1. Tell us a little bit about yourself!
My name is Trevor Lince, I am from a little village on the North East coast called Marske-by-the-sea in what used to be North Yorkshire. I now live in Darlington and work most of the week in London. Long suffering Middlesbrough FC fan, used to play football quite a lot now you’re more likely to see me on a golf course.
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