My weird (yet wonderful) bookish habit.

Recently I have been reflecting upon the weird things I do when I am reading or in my everyday life regarding reading and I thought I would share them with you. Maybe you can comfort me and let me know that I am not the only one who does them. So, without further ado here […]

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. Let me know if you follow me from this blog and I will follow you back! My Instagram is – Captivated_by_Fantasy    …here is a […]

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 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 […]

A little obsessed? 

One of my obsession and has been for many years now is Harry Potter. In my defence who isn’t obsessed with Harry Potter? 🤔😏 When I was little (I can’t write that anymore without thinking of Louisa Clarke from Me Before You’) I had Harry Potter everythannngg- bike, cloack, Nimbus 2000, figurines, towels….you name it, […]

My weird (yet wonderful) bookish habits – Part Two.

I had a really positive response to the first post about my bookish habits…we are all a little weird and I LOVE IT. This is my second post and I love hearing what you reply, so please comment below and lets be weird and wonderful together. Read part one here – Here I discussed my impulse to […]

WHAT I AM READING NEXT 📚

…drum roll please…. dun dun dun….I am going to read… Wilde Like Me by Louise Pentland.  I got this for my mum for her birthday but I’ve been eager to read it myself for ages. Did I slyly just buy it for myself for “for her” . Sorry Mum! 🙌🏻      Excuse the messy […]

B-O-O-K-S ✨

Treat ya self Thursday 😏 The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes  The girl who wouldn’t die – hunting a killer who shouldn’t exist. In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young […]

Thriller/Grit Lit/Crime Fiction recommendations needed…

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I wrote my final year dissertation on Gillian Flynn. Flynn has written Sharp Objects, Dark Places,Gone Girl and The Grownups! She is a thriller/ crime fiction/ grit- lit writer and I am DESPERATE to read more books like hers because I adore […]

Ahhhh pre-ordered 

✨ I recieved the best email earlier that John Green has a new book out. ✨ *keeping the hyperventilating at bay…but omfg abshdjksnskajsbsosn*  I absolutely adore John Green and his writing style so I am super super excited. Anyone else super super thrilled for this book? What is your favourite John Green book?