I've been debating for a couple of months whether or not to start up a horror book club. With everything going on right now, it would obviously be a virtual club, with online meet ups happening once a month (or even once every two months, depending on people's schedules and availability). A virtual club would … Continue reading A horror book club, anyone?
A few weeks ago, I posted 5 Alternatives to Buying Books on Amazon and in the days following, a friend introduced me to a website called Hive. And I can't get enough of it. It's such a fantastic alternative to Amazon when it comes to buying books and I'm here today to tell you why. … Continue reading Hive – A bookish alternative to Amazon
WWW Wednesday is hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. Anyone can take part and all you need to do is answer the following three Ws: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? Darkness Dawns, Dianne Duvall Someone mentioned Dianne Duvall in another … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 16th September 2020
Did I read all of the books mentioned in my previous Latest book buys post? You bet I didn't! I'm three quarters of the way through Flowers in the Attic (what a bitch that grandmother is!), I didn't finish Let's Go Play at the Adams' and Midnight Sun is still sitting on my side table. … Continue reading Latest book buys – 29/08/20
So, let me start by stating that this post is in no way a criticism of anyone who uses Amazon. I use Amazon and for many people, including myself, it's been a valuable resource during the Covid-19 pandemic. With bookstores having been closed for the majority of the year, I've spent the last few months … Continue reading 5 alternatives to buying books on Amazon
WWW Wednesday is hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. Anyone can take part and all you need to do is answer the following three Ws: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What I'm currently reading Paperbacks from Hell by … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 12th August 2020
After a ten hour shift at work the other day, I rose from my chair, grabbed a book and a G&T and padded out onto my balcony to soak up the last of the day's sunshine. It was an idyllic scene. Birds were tweeting in the tree in front of our building, the air was … Continue reading The Science behind the Scare
Hi. It's crazy to think that there was a time when I blogged every single day. Back in 2016 and 2017, I swoon over fictional men was my absolute everything. Every single day, regardless of what I was doing, I'd be interacting with people from all across the world, be it in the comment section of … Continue reading It’s been a while
Have a good one, whatever you're doing! Me and my boyfriend are steering clear of crowds and overpriced bars and have elected to stay home, drinking gin and watching movies. All's been quiet on I Swoon Over Fictional Men since I started my new job, but I just haven't had the energy to post. I … Continue reading Happy New Year!
*taps microphone* Hello? Hello, can everyone hear me? Great! I would like to make an announcement! I...I think I have my life together? As some of you may remember, before my return to blogging semi-regularly a month or so ago, a majority of the posts that had passed through my blog for a year or … Continue reading Life appreciation post (a non-bookish post)