Tag: reading

On losing favourites

One of the toughest questions you can ask a book-lover has to be: ‘What is your favourite book?’ For most of us the answer is far more complicated than simply naming a title, because our favourites likely change… Read More

My road to science fiction

I’ve had a bit of an epiphany in the last few months: I LOVE science fiction. This may not seem like a massive revelation, but I feel like I have definitely, if not hidden my love of science fiction*… Read More

So good, I had to stop reading

“I couldn’t put it down” is common praise for a really good book. It means that the story is so interesting, the characters so compelling that you just have to carry on reading. But have you ever come across… Read More

A Year of Reading: 2016

If you read my Book Awards last week then you will know that I read 68 books last year. But I have a lot more information about my reading than that… Come with me, if you will, and indulge… Read More

On keeping count

I recently watched Ariel Bissett’s excellent video ‘Should We Always Track Our Reading?‘, in which she talked about keeping count of the books she reads and the pressure that book-tracking can put on a reader. I have thoughts! Obviously… Read More