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My Harry Potter Collection

Like almost every book blogger out there, I love Harry Potter and have the books to prove it. Here I have a quick little tour of all the books in my collection. I know a lot of people have much more impressive collections (The Potter Collector for example) but I’m proud of it all the same.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

My Collection

I have the Bloomsbury editions of the series from way back when.

Harry Potter Collection
  • The Philosopher’s Stone
  • The Chamber of Secrets
  • The Prisoner of Azkaban
  • The Goblet of Fire
  • The Order of the Phoenix
  • The Half-Blood Prince
  • The Deathly Hallows
  • The Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  • The Creature Vault
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Illustrated
  • The Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated
  • The Chamber of Secrets Illustrated 
  • The Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated 
Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone Hufflepuff House Edition Reread

The Philosopher’s Stone House Editions

  • Hufflepuff
  • Ravenclaw
  • Gryffindor
  • Slytherin
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I also collect editions of Dracula. Do you collect any books?

TEDEd – Why You Should Read The Handmaid’s Tale

How have you not read The Handmaid’s Tale yet? You need to read it and if you don’t believe me check out this video by Naomi R. Mercer for TEDEd.

Get The Handmaid’s Tale now on Book Depository.

Seriously, read the book. Its message is so valuable if a little bit terrifying…


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Bookcase Tidy

My bookcase was a complete mess, I had stuff just shoved in there everywhere. So I decided to sort that shit out! The very top shelf remains the same, it has our wedding albums and stuff from the ceremony on it.

The next shelf had my read books on it but now has graphic novels, all of my Harry Potter books and some pop funkos. Next was my to read  but is now my read books with some favourites facing forward and my piggy bank. I made a plan this year to add €1 to the piggy bank for every book I finish. I think I’ll up it to €2 now to save a bit more. The last shelf now has my to read books with the ones I plan on reading soon facing forward.

I am limited with space which is why I have two layers of books. I honestly don’t know how some people have these massive bookcases full of books. I would love to have that too but I just don’t have the space!

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How I Choose My Books Tag

 

It’s book tag time again!

Find a book on your shelves or e-reader with a blue cover. What made you want to pick up this book?

Dracula

Think of a book you didn’t expect to enjoy, but did. Why did you want to read it in the first place?

The Lesser Dead

Stand in front of your bookshelf with your eyes closed and pick a book at random. How did you discover this book?

Milk and Honey

Pick a book that someone personally recommended to you. What did you think of it?

The Others

Pick a book that you discovered through YouTube/book blogs. Did it live up to the hype?

We Should All Be Feminists

Find a book on your shelves or e-reader with a one-word title. What drew you to this book?

Alice

What book did you discover through a film/TV adaptation?

Far From The Madding Crowd

Think of your all-time favourite book(s). When did you read these and why did you pick them up in the first place?

Harry Potter


Source: https://commahangover.com/2017/08/22/how-i-choose-my-books-tag/

Don’t know who actually wrote it… sorry!

I tag everyone who reads this post!!

Get Ready with Me & Christina Rossetti

I recently watched a Get Ready With Me video from Cheap Lazy Vegan where she overlayed a speech instead of music or a voiceover. I really enjoyed it and wanted to try it out myself.

Get ready with me and Christina Rossetti screen shots

The makeup I’m doing is just my everyday makeup (though I don’t actually wear makeup every day). Since I have a book blog I decided to do mine with poetry using audiobook recordings from Librivox which are in the public domain.

Here’s the video, I hope you enjoy it 🙂

The poem is Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti, one of my absolute favourite poems and I think you would enjoy it even if you don’t like (or think you don’t like) poetry. I wrote a post about it for Poetry Day in 2017 as well. If you enjoyed the poem I recommend reading Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones. You can check out more of Christina Rossetti’s work on Librivox or from a collection, Selected Poems by Christina Rossetti.

I really had so much fun creating this post and would love to do more. I will probably use shorter poems in the future though…


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