The sound of a good book

Four years ago, I wrote a blog post about the smell of a good book. Today, I am going to talk about a different sense: the sound of a good book. I am speaking of audiobooks, that alternative to the traditional method of reading which can prove to be just as good a way of experiencing a book and, if I dare say it, sometimes better!

I first started considering reading via the audiobook format when Continue reading

Harry Potter Spells Book Tag

I’ve seen a few book tags since I started wandering around the blogosphere, but this was the first one where I was immediately like “OMG, I want to do this too!” I spotted it on Alexa Loves Books where I was referred back to the original creator of the tag, Kimberly Faye Reads. Kimberly very generously made the images available for anyone to use.

I thought this would be a straightforward task but in reality I found it really hard to pick my favourites in each category. There were so many books to choose from, with varying emotions tied up in each, but I eventually Continue reading

‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R.R. Martin

Ah, yes, I definitely had a love-hate relationship with this particular series of books… (Don’t worry, no spoilers!)A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

A Song of Ice and Fire, or, as it is more well-known on account of the TV show, Game of Thrones, is a sprawling, epic, frustrating and impressive body of work. There are five books in the series so far and it has taken me Continue reading