Isolation boredom busters to help you keep your sanity in tact.

World wide panic ensued after COVID-19 patients were being isolated and social distancing has become the buzz word of the day. Now schools are closing until further notice, people start working from home and meme's about husband's, due to lack of sports on TV, now notice their wives. And all the mental health awareness that … Continue reading Isolation boredom busters to help you keep your sanity in tact.

January wrap up post

This post is way over due, I know. But I still felt like I had to share it, because of all the great reads. January was quite a busy month reading wise, giving me a great boost towards my reading goal for the year. I managed to finish 17 books in January. Here is the … Continue reading January wrap up post

Bookcase Box unboxing

I was so excited to be able to spoil myself with a Bookcase Pop up box - Children of Virtue and Vengeance. So when it arrived earlier this month, it was like a bonus Christmas present. So please check out the full unboxing below. This box was everything it promised to be. The Bookcase team … Continue reading Bookcase Box unboxing

Inspirational characters and what they have taught me

Part of the blog this year will focus on my personal journey. And as such I am going to include lists with things I have learned from my reads, things I loved, things that changed the way I think. First up I am going to focus on characters that inspired me. And the Authors behind … Continue reading Inspirational characters and what they have taught me

Favorite Book dedications (2019 edition)

One of my favorite parts of reading, is the book dedications. Authors pour blood, sweat and tears into their work and very often readers forget the sacrifice and dedication that can go into a novel. This year I have found so many great dedications that stood out. These ones were some of my favorites. Seawitch … Continue reading Favorite Book dedications (2019 edition)

The impact your mindset has on your current read

Have you ever wanted to enjoy a book so badly, that you ended up hating it? I have picked up many a hyped book this year and nearly broke down in tears because I was so disappointed. I love most stories and I feel that there is definitely value in all stories.

Great bookish gifts

It's that time of the year where we love to spoil the ones we love. But sometimes getting the right gift can be nerve racking and expensive. Especially when you have a long list of loved ones to get gifts for. Budgeting becomes your best friend during this time and hopefully the list below helps … Continue reading Great bookish gifts

10 Young Adult Books I would love to read before 2020

We are on the brink on November which means we have literally only weeks left in this year, before publishers swarm us with new amazing adventures and stories for 2020. And as with all things festive, it's the time of the year where budgets and wish lists become a continuous topic of discussion. And with so many great books out there, what is a girl to do?

SA Bookswap 101

The SA Bookstagram community is fairly young in comparison to the other international communities. But like the other we are all very passionate about reading and anything that will enable us to read more. One of the favorites among the bookstagrammers are the SA Bookswap. Several times throughout the year, the amazing Tams (@bibliobookwolf) takes … Continue reading SA Bookswap 101

Hot air balloon Mobile

As a fervent crafter I jump at the opportunity to make something fun and whimsical whenever the opportunity presents itself. Such an opportunity came my way a few months ago in the form of SA Book Swap. The theme was second time around with a relatively small budget, encouraging us to use preloved items and … Continue reading Hot air balloon Mobile