I dare you tag… | selliott16

I was tagged by Louise at Book Murmuration. The rules are:
You must be honest
You can’t not answer a question
You have to tag at least four people

Here we go!

Which book has been on your shelf longest?

Hmmm… there’s a few that have been there since UKYACX? I haven’t got round to reading Cell 7 yet, which makes me so sad… however that will change in May!

What is your current read, last read and the book you’ll read next?

 

Currently reading – Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Next read – The Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge (it’s the last of my April TBR books and I am…

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BOOKBLOG: Maggie Harcourt | selliott16

Unconventional: funny, nerdy and witty.

“Lexi Angelo has grown up helping her dad with his events business. She likes to stay behind the scenes, planning and organizing…until author Aidan Green – messy haired and annoyingly arrogant – arrives unannounced at the first event of the year. Then Lexi’s life is thrown into disarray.

In a flurry of late-night conversations, mixed messages and butterflies, Lexi discovers that some things can’t be planned. Things like falling in love..”
Unconventional is one of those books that you come across every now and again that you just read with a smile….

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BOOKBLOG: Patrice Lawrence | selliott16

Orangeboy: tense, tough and powerful.

I have had Orangeboy on my watchlist (books that I want that I’ve not read) since UKYACX last year. I didn’t get round to buying it last year, but it was always in the back of my mind to read it and when Rachel announced that there was going to be a SundayYA chat about social class and that book was the focus I knew I had to read it. I like to be in the know, having read the books before we talk about them. I was tentative to pick it up, having bought it back in February. It just intimidated me, it’s pretty thick and it’s about some pretty DEEP issues….

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What makes me happy? | selliott16

Hi, this post is going to be a little different from things I normally post. It’s not going to be a book review, or about school particularly, more about me. Something a bit more personal. If this isn’t something you’re into then please feel free to stop reading now, but if you want to keep reading then please do. I don’t get personal here often and don’t worry it’s not going to be too deep, just a little peek into my world. 

 

You’re still here? Excellent. Hello lovely reader, it’s a pleasure to have you here! Without further ado here we go…

Some of you may not know this about me but I…

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SundayYAthon at Easter! | selliott16

This Easter weekend was my 2nd (maybe 3rd?) time of joining in a SundayYAthon and I loved it!

For those of you who don’t know, #SundayYA is a chat that happens every Sunday between 6 and 7pm and I love it. We’ve had all sorts of chats over the past few weeks and it’s ran by my gorgeous friend Rachel (who blogs at 100 or less and tweets at @_sectumsemprah). SundayYAthon is a chance for anyone to sign up and do a mega readathon for a certain amount of days; this was was Thursday to Easter Monday. Generally there’s a pledge to read a certain books but this time round it was just read as…

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SundayYAthon at Easter! | selliott16

This Easter weekend was my 2nd (maybe 3rd?) time of joining in a SundayYAthon and I loved it!

For those of you who don’t know, #SundayYA is a chat that happens every Sunday between 6 and 7pm and I love it. We’ve had all sorts of chats over the past few weeks and it’s ran by my gorgeous friend Rachel (who blogs at 100 or less and tweets at @_sectumsemprah). SundayYAthon is a chance for anyone to sign up and do a mega readathon for a certain amount of days; this was was Thursday to Easter Monday. Generally there’s a pledge to read a certain books but this time round it was just read as…

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BOOKBLOG: David Litchfield | selliott16

Grandad’s Secret Giant: heartwarming, beautiful and poignant.

“He has hands the size of tables,” Grandad said, “legs as long as drainpipes and feet as big as rowing boats. Do you know who I mean?”

“Yes,” sighed Billy. “The Secret Giant. But he’s not real!”

Billy doesn’t believe his Grandad when he tells him there’s a giant living in his town, doing good deeds for everyone. He knows that a giant is too big to keep himself hidden. And why would he WANT to keep himself a secret? But as time goes on, Billy learns that some secrets are too BIG to stay secret for long…”

Every now and…

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