“I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” - J.K. Rowling. I may not have bought any books last month, but I think I've made up for that this month with five new books! I don't actually have … Continue reading January Book Haul.
“Everybody is special. Everybody. Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain. Everybody. Everybody has their story to tell.” - Alan Moore. I'm going to be honest, I had been putting off doing this post for a few days. I suppose it is because there are so many things I have been loving this … Continue reading January Favourites.
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” - Oscar Wilde. (I cannot remember if I have used this quote before or not - you'll see throughout this post that I have a pretty terrible memory - but it seemed relevant for this post.) … Continue reading Books I Want To Reread.
“Keeping up the appearance of having all your marbles is hard work, but important.” - Sara Gruen. I have admired water marble nail designs since I first began practising nail art, but it took a while for me to give it a go myself. Water marble is often a lengthy and messy process which I always … Continue reading How To: Water Marble Nails.
“You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won't mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever.... connections are made with the heart, … Continue reading Everyday Winter Makeup.
"Changer: A member of an ancient race of humans imbued with the gift of changing into a different person four times between the ages of approximately fourteen and eighteen." - T. Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper. First of all, I would just like to point out that the definition above is by no means a full … Continue reading Review: Drew (Changers #1) by T. Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper
“There's only so long you can live in a fantasy world before the reality comes along to sharply put you back in your place.” - Giovanna Fletcher. I am so pleased to have finally read Giovanna's second novel. The first novel, Billy and Me, I enjoyed immensely, so ever since this book I had been itching to … Continue reading Review: You’re the One That I Want by Giovanna Fletcher.
“I believe it’s perfectly normal to love both lipstick and literature, to be a woman who paints her nails while shouting at Question Time.” - Sali Hughes. Lipstick Love is a recent feature I have started on this blog in which I share with you all my love of lipstick by showing you my favourites. Technically, these … Continue reading Lipstick Love: Pinks.
“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” - J.K. Rowling. For those who have been following my blog, you will have noticed that I have been rereading the Harry Potter series recently (to see my reviews on these books please click here). As a … Continue reading Harry Potter Inspired Nail Art.
"They are beyond me. These humans. With their brief lives and their tiny dreams and their hopes that seem fragile as glass. Until you see them by starlight, that is." - Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Beautiful. Everything about this book is just beautiful. From the colourful front cover to the way the words flow … Continue reading Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.