Christmas Waterstones Haul

Waterstones on Tottenham Court Road is cosy, peaceful and has a fab little cafe downstairs in the basement. A staff member even brought tea lights around to each table. The small flames flickered in the dim light, and a pile of books quickly formed on the table. History books and biographies lined the basement walls, […]

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Waterstones Haul

One of my favourite things to do at Christmas time (and all year round) is to go book shopping. I’ve had a few books on my wish list lately, and I managed to buy some last week. This post is a bit late because my focus has been on editing my novel draft. But I […]

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Reads for the Aspiring Historian

If I drew a pie chart of my heart, history would cover a large chunk. I am obsessed with historical documentaries, and love reading non-fiction. At the moment, I prefer it to reading fiction because I love expanding my knowledge while reading. Also, it’s so interesting! While I’ve always wanted to be a writer, there’s […]

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Four Books to Read this Winter

It’s that time of year again when temperatures get lower and houses get cosier (well, if you live in a cold climate). Time to make a coffee and pick up a good read. Not sure what to read? I’ve got some recommendations. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. I find anything about World War Two […]

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Reading: A Writer’s Greatest Tool

It’s hard to find time to read during a busy week. Reading on your lunch break seems like a great idea, until you put your book in your bag and realise the lunch and the book can’t possibly fit in there with everything else. However, if you want to get the most out of your […]

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