This is a pretty popular type of video that BookTubers do. I was in two minds about doing it since I generally don't care all that much what people think about things I like so I may not react at all. Which would make for a pretty boring video OR what will happen is I … Continue reading Reading 1 Star Reviews of my Favourite Books
I wanted to try something a little bit different this week and show you my week from another perspective. https://youtu.be/hHBlgt3g8Yo I hope enjoyed our relaxing teatime together.
Ireland has a rich history of storytelling. We're known for myths, legends, fairy-tales and folklore. A lot of the mythology from here has inspired TV shows, movies and books we see now. The Banshee (I was terrified of this auld bag as a child) has featured in the shows Charmed and Supernatural as well as … Continue reading Irish Myths and Legends | The Irish Readathon
I love a good movie about a book. It adds another dimension to the story of the movie since we can't get our hands on the book (in most cases) leaving us with an unfulfillable desire to discover the contents of the book. Here are some of my favourite movies that centre around a book … Continue reading Movies about Books
This is so good! The mice are just so cute and the end gave me a giggle. The hobbits and Gandalf are all mice while the orcs are rats and Sauron is a creepy owl. https://youtu.be/wOsb02uPOyw Mice Animated Short Film by Jade Baillargeault, Nazli Doale, Dimitri James, Quang Daniel La, Morgane Lau, Mélanie Pango et … Continue reading They’ve taken the mice to Isengard | LOTR Mouse Movie
The moon is always jealous of the heat of the day, just as the sun always longs for something dark and deep. - Practical Magic, Alice Hoffman Occult Day is a day for those who wish to wander in the mysterious dark and deep. Celebrate Occult Day with these witchy books. The Occult, Witchcraft & Magic … Continue reading Witchy Reads for Occult Day
It's finally autumn! Time for leggings, dresses, boots and cosy reading wrapped in a blanket by the fire. Autumn is the perfect time to read some classic gothic literature, you may even get some ideas for your Halloween costume from them. Rebecca Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The … Continue reading Oh, my Goth! Gothic Reads for Autumn
Botnik Studios, a company that creates augmented content, recently made a dang hilarious new Harry Potter chapter using predictive keyboards trained on all seven books. The software produced a book titled Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash and the chapter it wrote is simply amazing. Source: Bookstr … Continue reading “He saw Harry and immediately began to eat Hermiones family” Computer writes Harry Potter Fanfic
Good morning everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend and a not so bad Monday. I'm sure everyone has heard about the Wizarding World Book Club at this stage but in case you haven't Pottermore is launching an official Harry Potter book club in June. I'm sure there are a bunch of these on Goodreads … Continue reading Do you Book Club?
Good morning, everyone! I'm a little late with this one today, I had to go out and get milk for my coffee. Can't write without coffee!!! I'm not feeling well today so I'm going to spend the day reading. I love that state of being unwell where you can enjoy reading for hours and not … Continue reading Books are boring?