Update: First Year of University & the Home Stretch.

Evening kids,

So my first year of university is coming to end. I have one exam left and my brain is borderline leaking out of my ears. That nearly excuses the fact that I have not posted since February and not come to say Hi on any of your lovely blogs for at least 5 months. Nearly.

I been so busy, or at least felt like I have been so busy with university and my part tie job that I have felt like I have had no time for blogging. However, summer is on its way and despite not reading as much, I have still been buying books just as quick!

I have a few post ideas up my sleeve. I may even have some study posts flying around since I feel like I have been doing so much lately and I have learnt a lot in a such a little amount of time. The usual bookish goodness will be coming too!

I hope you are all doing well and I hope to see more of you soon!

Alex 🙂 xxx


Mini update!

I’m still around sometimes, I promise. I have been so busy lately with university starting. Please bare with me while the holidays come through and I can come back!


Hope you are all doing well! 🙂 xxx

Why I Am Quitting The Star Ratings

A lot of people have been doing this lately and I think there is some kind of bandwagon forming.

As of late, I have read a lot of books that warrant a lower rating than my average but I still enjoyed them so much that I ended up giving it 5 stars. I think it is getting more and more difficult to give books star ratings. Each book has it own merits and I am slowly starting to dislike how I’m boxing my books into star ratings.

I look at my shelf sometimes where I have a lot of 5 star books but none of have that for the same reasons. I am also quite forgiving with books when it comes to ratings so sometimes I would push to say that I feel that my star ratings are not trustworthy sometimes!

So, all this comes down to me getting rid of start ratings and just saying whether I would recommend or not.

What are your thoughts on the whole saga with star ratings?