Hello book lovers! Life has been a bit crazy lately but I finally found the time to work on my blog which means me finally feeling happy with it and ready to focus on my summer posts. Hooray! As those of you who follow me on Instagram (@papercupsandpaperbacks) may already know, I have decided to run a summer book club. I got a really good response from all of you guys on Instagram when I ran a poll which showed me that this truly would be fun and a great idea to keep me on schedule with all of my accounts this summer. Continue reading “Summer Book Club: Jumping on the Bandwagon”
Hello book lovers! I thought that it would be fun to set myself a TBR pile for February. I tend to not do this anymore as I never stick to them but this month I am on a massive reading kick so I thought that I would give it another go while being more reasonable with my amount.
January was a really good month for me but I have decided to give myself a break from my reading assignments for my creative writing course (minus my massive one) and focus on some of the books that I bought recently. Continue reading “The Month for Big Books and Bribing?”
Hello everyone! I hope that you are all doing well and getting into the festive spirit. I just submitted my final deadline this morning and I am so relieved! It is finally time for Christmas!!!
With 2017 beginning to wrap up, I have been in the mood to start planning some goals for the new year. I have personal, academic, and book related goals so I thought that it would be fun to share with you today my reading goals of 2018.
My Goodreads reading challenge for 2017 was twenty-five books and I am very proud to say that I reached this goal in November, thanks to me miraculously reading six books that month whilst dealing with deadlines and traveling. There is a part of me that wants to be ambitious with my 2018 goal but I think that I’m going to be safe and bump it up by five books, so thirty for one year.
Continue reading “2018 Reading Goals”
Read at Midnight has created an amazing online readathon challenge this year. #TheReadingQuest combines reading with a game. You choose a character, books that fit their reading challenge path and keep track of your points. You earn 10 points each time you finish a book, 5 points for graphic novels and 50 points for finishing your chosen quest before the time ends. You can also do side challenges if you want a break from your chosen path or if you want bonus points. Click here for more information. Continue reading “#TheReadingQuest”
Having just finished my first year of university and having five months of summer, I thought that it would be a good time to add another thing to my blog: TBR’s (to-be-read). Although this may seem like a small selection for such a large amount of time, I have already had a week off and barely read more than 100 pages so I wanted to be reasonable. I blame Law and Order SVU – it is an addiction! Each of these books are fairly new to my shelf and are quite large. If I quickly get through these five, I will add a Part 2. I am hoping to continue these TBR posts next year, perhaps as monthly updates. Continue reading “Summer 17′ TBR”