THESE BOOKS CHANGED MY LIFE

A not so secret fact about myself is that I am a sucker for emotional narratives. It feels like a good book when my heart is penetrated by emotion and I am left paralysed by long lasting thoughts. Anyone else feel this? So I thought I would write a post today about the books that [...]

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Those books that stay with you forever…

I've been thinking recently what books I use as a comfort blanket and what books have stayed with me since I read them. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett On the Road by Jack Kerouac The Trial by Franz Kafka The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald Harry Potter and [...]

Book Club Recommendations needed…

Hello lovelies, I need some help. I need you to leave me some book recommendations in the comments below!!  Myself and my university friends are planing on starting a book club and I need some great book titles to suggest. What have you read recently? Also don't forget to go and check out my Instagram [...]

Book update- 

I have just finished reading my review copy of Some Kind of Wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher. OMG I LOVVVVVVVEEEEE IT!!! I am currently reading Turtles All The Way Down by the one and only JOHN GREEN. I have been longing for this book since the moment I finish all of his other books. What are you [...]

Ravenclaw Book Recommendations

"Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw,If you've a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind." As a lot of you will know, I am a Ravenclaw - Pottermore confirmed it and I feel it in my heart. Traits Intelligence Wit Wisdom Creativity Originality Individuality Acceptance With these traits in [...]

Bookstagram

I am becoming a frequent user of instragam, especially on my book page. I think you should go and check out my page and maybe give me a cheeky follow. Make sure you comment that you've come from my blog so I can follow you back! 😊  My Instagram is - book_captivation    ...here is [...]

2017 reading so far…

Dissertation Books-  Adult Children: The Secrets of Dysfunctional Families by John C. Friel Twentieth- Century Suspense: The Thriller Comes of Age by Clive Bloom Thriller: Genesis and Structure of a Popular Genre by Jerry Palmer Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative and History by Cathy Caruth The Cambridge Companion to Crime Fiction by Martin Priestman Crime Fiction from [...]