Hello, everyone! And welcome to my new re-brand as In The Shadows of Stories! This post is the first in what is going to be a series, the premise of which is the story behind the book. Basically, the story of me reading the book, the memories I associate with it, and any anecdotes I have… Read More My Bookish Story: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Almost everyone I know under the age of 25 is doing some sort of educational studying at the moment, whether it be scrambling to finish a thesis, polishing up coursework, or buckling down for exams. I’m firmly in the ‘buckling down for exams’ category. I know that preparation is key to me keeping my anxiety… Read More Tips for Reading During Exam Season
Hello! I have been wanting to do one of these diaries for so long and I feel like its finally a good time to do it. If you don’t know, I’m self-teaching myself my A-Levels (the equivalent of the last year of high school) because I have a joint condition which causes me a lot… Read More 15th March 2018 Studying/Reading Diary – Productivity, Children of Blood and Bone, Puppies, and an Unfortunate Plot Twist
This past Christmas, my family bought me a six month subscription to Fairyloot, which is a UK-based book subscription box centred around YA fantasy. I’d be lying if I said the main factor for us deciding to go with Fairyloot is because, being in the UK, the shipping is fairly cheap. But! The box itself is… Read More Fairyloot January 2018 Unboxing!
Well, first reading wrap up of 2018. Isn’t that horrendous? My New Year’s Resolution of trying to be more positive is obviously going really well. Anyway, I managed to read 8 books in January, so let’s have a look at the stats! This is the first time I’ve used charts to display by stats… Read More January (2018) Wrap Up
November wasn’t a great month in health terms for me, which means that though I haven’t been in college these past few weeks, I’ve been in too much pain to truly concentrate on reading much in my copious free time. I read half the amount I wanted to so if I want to reach my… Read More November Wrap Up (2017)
I know everyone says this but I swear I blinked and October was over. It’s simultaneously been a month that seemed a year long and also like it only began a week ago. I guess that’s because a hell of a lot happened this month.
I’m so sorry for how late this is. It’s laughable, really. My excuse is that I went to Austria (alone for the first time! Whoo!) and was ridiculously busy after I got back. Anyway, I thought I better get this up before my August wrap up! Books read: 10 Pages read: 3122 5 stars: 4… Read More July Wrap Up (2017)