Eleanor & Park – A Reading Playlist

I don't know about you, but I looove making playlists, and I obviously have a bit of an ongoing thing with reading (in case it wasn't obvious). Naturally this lead me to the conclusion that joining the two together would be a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. In case you missed it: In my book review for Eleanor & Park I mentioned a Spotify playlist I'd made to set the mood while I was...

Eleanor & Park: Cringe-Worthy or Romantic Love Story? – Book Review

Throwback Writings: This post was written in February 2020. It is being republished as part of the move over from my old site to the new (which is here, welcome!) Book: Eleanor & ParkAuthor: Rainbow RowellFirst Published: April 12th 2012Goodreads Reading Challenge 2020 - Book 3/17Dymock's Reading Challenge 2020 - Prompt: Re-read your favourite book of all time Let's have a look at Eleanor...

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Throwback Writings: This post was written in February 2020. It is being republished as part of the move over from my old site to the new (which is here, welcome!) Book 2/17 of 2020 done and dusted! According to my Goodreads, I marked A Game of Thrones as started reading on September 15th 2017. I finished it on January 25th 2020. You may think due to how long it took me to read this...

It Took Me 4.5 Years To Read The Exorcist

The other day I finally, FINALLY, was able to make it to the end of The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty and let's be real, it was a journey. According to my Goodreads I started reading this novel on the 7th of November, 2015. That's right. It took me 4.5 years to read The Exorcist. A 320 page novel. This book and I, we had our ups and downs. Mostly downs. I hate being so negative about it...

I Have Some Thoughts On The Notebook

We all know the story, right? Two young people, they fall in love in a small southern town where Noah lives and Allie is staying for the summer. At the end of summer, Allie must go home and they are separated by distance and her parents belief that he isn't right for her. How romantically tragic, right? NO. You know what's tragic? Allie's boyfriend who didn't so much as know of Noah's name until...

We Over Romanticize and Over Glorify New Years

Me in my natural habitat. Hello world. Welcome to Read Sip Snuggle's first blog post! As I'm in the middle of transferring my blog contents from the free hosting platform I was using to my very own website (!!!), I'm deciding which posts are worth the move. Which posts do I feel are valuable and belong here. In the middle of old incomplete reading goals and book reviews lies a journal entry that...