As I cruise on towards my 30th birthday, I’m taking a long hard look at my TBR and I need YOU to help me choose 30 books to read before the end of this year!
I’ve had my eye on Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights since I first saw the phrase ‘Reading Spa’ on an Instagram story (more on that later), so imagine my excitement when Mr A-B not only surprised me with a mini-moon to Bath, but unknowingly booked an apartment round the corner from this awesome independent bookshop…
“What if we had told the true story of two selfish kids out for their own aggrandizement? How many shooters would be imitating them today? We can’t unwrite those myths. But we can expose them.”
I’ve written often about my experience of sexual violence, but I don’t often go into a lot of detail. This week, I decided that needed to change. I know the source of so much pain has been not having another survivor sharing a story like mine and I don’t want other survivors to feel as alone as I did.
Continue reading “Listening || What Nobody Tells You About Rape: Transcript”
In my last post, I talked about my new challenge – reading a book to represent every country of the world. This post will be my master list of all the books I read, so come back to this one if you’re looking for recommendations!
I’ve been thinking about the #ReadTheWorld challenge for a while, and it would fit nicely with my 2018 goal of reading more international authors. The only thing that’s been holding me back is that in order to complete it, I’d need to buy a LOT of new books….well…
I could sit here and be horrified about how we’re in the second half of the year and where has the time gone aaaaahhh BUT July is my birthday month so YAY!
It’s only been in the last 6-8 months or so that I’ve really got into podcasts, mainly following recommendations from my fiancé (the few that don’t relate to football or wrestling…). More recently I’ve been seeking out new ones, and as ever want to find as many women’s voices as possible, so if you’re looking for something new to listen to, try these:
After the dizzy heights of April’s 16 books, I hit a bit of a slump in the first half of May and had to put some real effort in to get back on track in the last couple of weeks.