Books I’ve Bought Lately

I've been away a lot recently -well twice, but for me that's a lot! We had a wedding and went camping in the Peak District at the end of May-beginning of June, and then we went away to the Brecon Beacons with some friends in July. Of course, it doesn't matter where we go I… Continue reading Books I’ve Bought Lately

Other Books By Courtney Peppernell

Since the moment I got into the first instalment of the Pillow Thoughts Series, I have been completely ensnared by Peppernell's work. I have read a few of her works and still have a couple more on my to be read pile but for today I wanted to share some thoughts about the works I… Continue reading Other Books By Courtney Peppernell

You Are Your Own Fairytale, Amanda Lovelace

You Are Your Own Fairytale is Amanda Lovelace's second trio of books. I really enjoyed reading her first trio, Women are some kind of magic and quickly fell head over heels for this next trio of books. With strong themes and imagery to fairytales, I took so much comfort in these books. Lovelace seems to… Continue reading You Are Your Own Fairytale, Amanda Lovelace

Pillow Thoughts, Courtney Peppernell

The Pillow Thoughts series by Courtney Peppernell is a collection of books that I had always been wanting to delve into but just never got round to, that is until 2020. As I've already mentioned numerous times here, I got into reading poetry in a big way at the beginning of the pandemic. It was… Continue reading Pillow Thoughts, Courtney Peppernell

Flower Crowns & Fearsome Things, Amanda Lovelace

A standalone poetry collection, Flower Crowns and Fearsome Things 'explores the complexity of femininity through alternating wildflower and wildfire poems'. As always their eloquent words touch on sensitive topics such as sexual assault, misogyny, cheating, trauma, child abuse, body image, eating disorders as well as others. This addition to my Lovelace library is very much… Continue reading Flower Crowns & Fearsome Things, Amanda Lovelace

Books that I’m excited to read this year

Last year was great for my reading list, which I posted here. I think reading as much as I did last year helped my mental health and the clarity of my mind, especially some of the cognitive symptoms I suffer from with my chronic condition. I should say I'm not advocating for all chronic sufferers… Continue reading Books that I’m excited to read this year

Books I Read in 2021

2021 was a great year of reading for me. I really hit a great stride with my reading and the books I came across. Like my reading in 2020, I read a fair bit of poetry and discovered some new writers who I already have a list of their books that I want to read… Continue reading Books I Read in 2021

Three Books by Nikita Gill

Nikita Gill is one of the first modern poets who's work I delved into when I first started getting into poetry. I remember seeing some of her work online years ago but it weren't until I read Wild Embers that I really became entranced by her words. As I've mentioned here before, I got into… Continue reading Three Books by Nikita Gill

Christmas Reads for this Season

While I love a Christmas film, especially when you discover one you've never seen before on the Christmas channel, I do sometimes prefer a good Christmas read that I can get lost in and avoid the hecticness of the season for a few hours; there's nothing better. Now some of these are pretty obvious whilst… Continue reading Christmas Reads for this Season

I Am Her Tribe, Danielle Doby

What started as an instagram and hashtag movement, connecting like-minded folk of all walks of life through the storytelling and empowering words of Danielle Doby comes I Am Her Tribe. A collection of poetry drawing on this movement and growing into a safe place to, as Doby puts it on one of her first pages,… Continue reading I Am Her Tribe, Danielle Doby