Thoughts #53: The Problem with Reading Slumps

Thoughts #53: The Problem with Reading Slumps

Posted 15 May, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 6 Comments

This post was written at the beginning of April, and doesn’t apply to me so much now – but I still wanted to share it! As well as struggling with a blogging slump lately, I’ve been having a bit of a reading slump. I’ve decided that this comes down to my most recent reads being […]

Thoughts #52: Living With Social Anxiety

Thoughts #52: Living With Social Anxiety

Posted 9 May, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 12 Comments

I don’t often write personal posts, but occasionally I feel the need to share something, even if it’s just to get my thoughts down for my own sake. Today I wanted to talk about living with social anxiety, which is something I’ve battled with since the age of 16-17. Previously, I discussed how I used […]

A Novel Experiment #1: Monthly TBR

A Novel Experiment #1: Monthly TBR

Posted 2 May, 2016 by Rinn in A Novel Experiment / 12 Comments

A Novel Experiment is a new feature of mine where I try some experimental reading over the space of a month or so, and then report back at the end of the month. What is experimental reading, you may ask? My goal is to try different ways of reading, such as reading only ebooks, only […]

Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Posted 28 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

Shortly after starting this book, I knew I’d made a huge mistake. It was going to stop me from sleeping for a while. I’m not normally too creeped out by books. Unlike films, you can alter how something might look, make it seem a lot less threatening or scary than it actually is. However, when […]

Review: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Review: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Posted 23 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 2 Comments

Oh, the Borgias. Infamous throughout history for murder, debauchery, incest, bribery, nepotism, poison, adultery and so much more. From the moment Rodrigo Borgia became Pope Alexander VI, he was already scandalous – a pope with at least four children, possibly more. My question is, how could you possibly not want to read a book about […]

Top Ten Brand New Books On My Shelf

Top Ten Brand New Books On My Shelf

Posted 20 April, 2016 by Rinn in Top Lists / 8 Comments

For me, buying a book brand new is a very rare occurrence. Charity shops tend to be where I do most of my book buying – it’s so much cheaper, the money goes to a good cause and I’m not really too bothered about reading something that is a bit dog-eared. Brand new books are […]

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