January. A new year. A new motivation. A motivation that, usually, doesn’t last all that long. But when it does, it feels wonderful.
The weather in England is still bitterly cold, if not more so than before Christmas. It is no longer fun anymore. But still, we manage. There’s worse things than a cold wind biting at our faces, after all. Worse things than numb fingers. And the comfort of a warm blanket and hot water bottle can soon rid those nuisances.
What better way to spend those cold evenings than reading?
Let’s see what January brought…
Continue reading January Wrap Up | Actually, quite a lot happened this month…
Well this was meant to go up Wednesday. But things happened, and it meant this review had to be delayed slightly, since I had no time to write it. But never fear, it’s here now.
Of course I read this graphic memoir in January. I’ve been after it for months, and after finally getting it for Christmas, I wanted to read it as soon as possible. I would have read it immediately, but I wanted it to count towards my 2017 Goodreads challenge, not my 2016 one. Anyone else get that towards the end of a year?
Let’s dive into The Complete Maus!
Title: The Complete Maus
Author: Art Spiegelman
Series Status: A bindup of volumes 1 & 2 of Maus
Genre: Nonfiction, Graphic Memoir, History
Number of Pages: 296
Continue reading Sitting down and listening to the woeful tale of World War II…The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
Ooooohhhhh how December was a great month, haul-wise.
I’ve been on a book buying ban for THREE MONTHS. I needed to save my money for a whole bunch of different things, and so my book buying was put on hold for a whole three months. And oh how Christmas made up for that 😆
Nearly all of these books were gifts I got for Christmas, since everyone around me knows how much I love books. I’m incredibly grateful for them all and always will be ❤
This post is going to be set out a bit differently. My main version of this is actually on my booktube channel, so below you’ll find a video for this haul. HOWEVER, I’ve also listed the books mentioned below the video, with the synopsis and relevant links, so if you don’t have time (or simply don’t want) to watch the video, you can have a quick glance through instead!
The video has me full of excitement and rambling about why/how I got each book though, so I’d recommend watching it *wink*
Let’s see which books December brought me!
Continue reading Big December book haul: The aftermath of a 3 month book buying ban