How reading has ruined reality for me

“People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.” – Logan Pearsall Smith What’s up guys? I love reading. Anyone who knows me at all will know this. I have been known to finish a book the same day that I bought it. Most recently this was Me before You, which I had finished readingContinue reading “How reading has ruined reality for me”

19 Things that Harry Potter taught me.

“After all this time? Always.” – J.K Rowling *CLICHE HARRY POTTER POST ALERT* (I don’t even care, I’m Harry Potter obsessed and proud) It goes without saying that the Harry Potter series defined a generation. Actually, that doesn’t even do it justice, because it defined more than one. Being born in 1994, Harry Potter andContinue reading “19 Things that Harry Potter taught me.”

My 5 Favourite Fictional Boyfriends

“Meeting your soulmate is like walking into a house you’ve been in before.” —Jandy Nelson What’s up guys? It’s Friday Favourites time again! This week I’ve gone for a very cliché post, which is basically just an excuse for me to gush about some of my (sadly, fictional) boyfriends. All of these characters come fromContinue reading “My 5 Favourite Fictional Boyfriends”

What to read when … you’re still experiencing teenage angst in your twenties.

“We lose ourselves, so we can find out who we truly are. And when by fate we do, we discover the best version of ourselves.” – Joanne Crisner Whats up guys? Welcome to the first post in my new series – What to Read Wednesday’s. This series basically involves me picking a theme/emotion and choosing books which,Continue reading “What to read when … you’re still experiencing teenage angst in your twenties.”

My 5 Favourite Female Protagonists

“For most of history Anonymous was a woman.” – Virginia Woolf Hi guys! I’m going to attempt to start a couple of blog post series, the first of which is going to be Friday Favourites. I’m not going to commit to doing this every week, as I’m also planning on starting a What to ReadContinue reading “My 5 Favourite Female Protagonists”

The Curse of the English Degree

“The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.” – Christopher Morely    Before I went to university (even though I had obviously studied English for both GCSE and A Level) there was a clear difference in the way I read books that I was studying, and books thatContinue reading “The Curse of the English Degree”

The Very First Blog Post

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and bleed.” – Ernest Hemingway  Hi Everyone, Welcome to my new blog! Before I start, here are a few things you might want to know about me: My name is Aimee Garnett, I am 21 years old and I am from Southend-on-Sea inContinue reading “The Very First Blog Post”