February Book Haul! || 2017

A book haul! Such fun! I’m sort of combining January and February into this book haul because if you were paying close attention you might have noticed that I didn’t do a book haul for January. I might have forgotten . . . ahem! But the point is that one is here now – most of these are February accumulations but a couple will be thrown in from Jan so it looks a little beefed up.  Continue reading

A Potential Hiatus

Hi guys! I write this mere hours before jumping on a plane and flying across the world to America. SO. Why am I grabbing your ear? I just wanted to let you all know that I’m 110% behind on everything online right now, *nervous laughter*. If you’re been following me closely with a microscope you’ll have noticed my usual 3-times-a-week posting habit on Instagram has dropped to a measly every-two-days: I’m sorry. You’ll have noticed that I haven’t had a post up every second day, let alone every day here: I’m sorry. And my Twitter has those hay stack things rolling around on it. Continue reading

Wishlist Wednesday [#44]

Welcome back to Wednesday! I hope the day is treating you well – I watched the new episode of Sherlock (S4) this morning and I AM DESTROYED.

Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted @ Pen to Paper where we get to feature a book that’s been on our wishlist for a long time that we want to buy/read! I have a hugely extensive list that I keep updated over on The Book Depository so I’m never short of books that I’m wishing on. Continue reading

Past to Paper: Deserted Fantasy || Persia

Welcome back to Past to Paper! I hope you’re all donning splendiferous outfits to celebrate the New Year coming in (or are we celebrating the fact that 2016 SHALL DIE? Ahem). In any case, sit ye self down because we’re about to take a jolly dalliance into the mysteries of PERSIA.

Past to Paper is a monthly feature on Upside-Down Books run by a young, Australian history buff. History can be an intimidating topic for many and knowledge of the past is severely limited for the majority. This features aims to make history fun, spark interest, and increase awareness of the past and how it could be brought to paper in an enjoyable way other than the sometimes unapproachable genre of Historical Fiction. It’s time to learn.

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Doctor Who Books: A Whovian’s Guide to the Bookish Universe

Well hello my fellow Whovians out there. I thought that in lieu of the Doctor Who Christmas special up and coming next week I’d have a chat about Doctor Who books. I’m going to provide some excellent suggestions, debunk some myths about what the books actually are, and explain to you why you positively need to read them right now. Sound good? Excellent. Continue reading