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non-fiction

  • A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  • Bee Quest by Dave Goulson
  • Black Klansman by Ron Stallworth
  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
  • Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
  • A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson

fiction

  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
oct 30 2018 ∞
mar 12 2019 +
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  • a big cup of tea
  • or a caramel latte from Costa
  • an episode or two (or five) of Friends
  • a long, hot shower
  • painting my nails
  • a good cry
  • a nap
  • tidying up
dec 27 2018 ∞
feb 5 2019 +
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  • Les Misérables
  • Chess
  • Mamma Mia! (x2)
  • Jersey Boys (x4)
  • Billy Elliot
  • Blood Brothers
feb 23 2019 ∞
feb 23 2019 +
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  • Danish
  • French*
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish*
nov 17 2017 ∞
dec 18 2018 +
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  • books I own and need to read *
  • books on hold *
  • kindle library *
  • manifestos *
  • my Agatha Christie collection *
  • Russian books on my to read list *
nov 21 2018 ∞
mar 7 2019 +
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alternate title: call me grandma

  • I like sitting out in my garden, reading and watching the birds
  • I've started buying a lot of bird food
  • I own a lot of plants
  • big, cosy cardigans are my thing
  • I hate loud music, it disturbs my quiet time
  • I am somewhat out of touch with current popular culture
  • I love shopping in charity shops, for books and mugs mainly
  • I naturally wake up early and I go to bed early
  • I also love naps
  • I sometimes forget that I have a cup of tea to drink until it's gone cold
  • I have conversations with my pets
  • I carry snacks around and sometimes flasks of tea
  • the members of my favourite bands are all...
jul 7 2018 ∞
dec 17 2018 +
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  • Grandmama Addams
  • Hermione Granger
  • Hilda Spellman
  • Margarita Nikolaevna
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Molly Weasley
  • Paige Matthews
  • Phoebe Halliwell
  • Piper Halliwell
  • Prue Halliwell
  • Sabrina Spellman
  • Zelda Spellman
jul 30 2018 ∞
mar 10 2019 +
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  • 11:11 wishes
  • being awake before everyone else
  • cups of tea that fix everything
  • day moons
  • déjà vu
  • full, bright moons
  • the Harry Potter film scores
  • kind gestures from strangers
  • lavender
  • long, melancholic summer evenings
  • piano music
  • seeing beautiful art in person
  • soft morning light
  • starry nights
sep 3 2018 ∞
jan 16 2019 +
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  • Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Meg
  • BlackkKlansman
mar 7 2019 ∞
mar 7 2019 +
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  • big feet
  • chunky
  • wears a lot of yellow
  • eats six times a day
  • loves mushrooms
  • sleeps a lot
  • moves quietly
feb 18 2019 ∞
mar 13 2019 +
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  • always having breakfast
  • drinking tea
  • duolingo
  • eating fruit every day
  • giving my body the food it asks for
    • see: Eat Up by Ruby Tandoh
  • reading
  • skincare
    • moisturising body scrubs
    • tea tree face washes, chamomile moisturiser
  • tidying my room
dec 17 2018 ∞
mar 7 2019 +
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  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • The Humans by Matt Haig
  • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
may 15 2018 ∞
feb 5 2019 +
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  • I take my coffee strong and very milky.
  • I take my tea strong and with a splash of milk.
  • I love dunking biscuits in my tea/coffee.
  • I cannot choose between dogs and cats.
  • I save greetings cards and cinema, theatre and train tickets.
  • I cannot stop buying books.
  • I never fold the pages of my books.
  • I used to have pet rats named Antigone 'Tiggy' and Calypso 'Cally.' I miss them terribly.
  • my accent is a mix of Yorkshire and London.
  • I was a featured user on listography years ago.
  • I hate the taste of coconut, but love the smell.
  • I love listening to classical music, but can name hardly any pieces.
jun 17 2018 ∞
dec 17 2018 +
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15/40

  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #3 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #4 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #5 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #6 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #7 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #8 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Gmorning, Gnight by Lin-Manuel Miranda, illustrated by Jonny Sum
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite (audible)
  • Birthday Girl by Haruki Murakami
  • Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Vol. 1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
    • including The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien, as read by Rob Inglis
jan 1 2019 ∞
mar 13 2019 +
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  • Anouk
  • Araminta
  • Beatrix
  • Bronwen
  • Cecily
  • Celia
  • Edith
  • Eva
  • Frances
  • Frida
  • Georgiana
  • Gwen
  • Habiba
  • Isidora
  • Josephine
  • Juniper
  • Keturah
  • Lavender
  • Margot
  • Nelly
  • Nora
feb 5 2019 ∞
mar 7 2019 +
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  • the customer who tweeted the store, thanking me for my book recommendation
  • a poet who said he would try to get a book sent to me
  • the father, mother and daughter on boxing day (we talked about QI, water bottles, and phone cases)
  • another vicar who I had a similarly pleasant conversation with as the second
  • the 80 year old bodybuilder from my previous job
  • the guy who looked like Jaime Lannister
  • the lady who kept calling me 'treasure'
  • the sweet little old lady who kept us late, but I didn't mind
  • one of my high school English teachers
  • that one actor I like (he's terribly awkward)
  • another vicar who I had a long conversation with about church, she was absolutely lovely and reassured me that not knowing ...
dec 4 2018 ∞
feb 18 2019 +
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  • born 19/06/1996
  • northern English
  • in a relationship
  • vegetarian
  • literature graduate
  • bookseller
dec 4 2018 ∞
dec 17 2018 +
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  • Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body by Sara Pascoe
  • Eat Up! by Ruby Tandoh
  • How to be Champion by Sarah Millican
  • Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart
  • The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking
  • A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax
  • Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig
  • Sane New World: Taming the Mind by Ruby Wax
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
jun 29 2018 ∞
dec 17 2018 +