Ten Books I Read Because of Twitter

Top Ten Tuesday is a feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. My top place for book recommendations is Twitter; I have discovered some of my favourite books through the tweets of other book bloggers, readers, authors, agents and publishers. Working in publishing, I have a slightly better idea of upcoming or current titles … Continue reading Ten Books I Read Because of Twitter

All I want for Christmas is books

A very strange thing happened today. I went into Waterstones… and I didn’t buy any books. Yes, I have decided to spend sensibly until I get a job, so no new books at the moment – especially not with Christmas around the corner! Rather conveniently, today’s Twitter #bookadayuk topic is a book you would like … Continue reading All I want for Christmas is books

Preparing to Quit Bad Habits – Sorry, Create Good Habits

Apparently it is no longer true that to repeat something for 21 days will turn it into a habit. That’s slightly disappointing, since I was feeling motivated to make some changes. Although I have to say that the 21-days promise has never been much encouragement for me, because even three days feels difficult when addressing my … Continue reading Preparing to Quit Bad Habits – Sorry, Create Good Habits