February Wrap Up & March TBR

The months go so fast! Especially February, being the shortest month and all. I can’t believe this is now the 2nd March we’ve been in lockdown. The last year has been so stressful and upsetting for so many people, but I am confident we are now on our way out of the darkness and I hope everyone reading this is coping OK, and if you aren’t, please reach out to someone.

This March also marks a year since I came back to blogging regularly (OK, I posted a little bit in February, but it was a bit half-hearted), which is shocking for me. It really doesn’t seem like a year has passed, and yet suddenly there’s over 200 posts on my blog that were almost all not there a year ago! I’ve definitely noticed in this third lockdown that my reading has slowed down and I’ve been feeling exhausted a lot of the time. I’ve been getting out for regular walks though because I’ve been sure to make that a priority, so I’m happy about that at least. So, that being said, how did I do with my reading in February?

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The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: Review & Recommend | ELLIE LOVES

I have previously received PR products from Penguin, who own Simon & Schuster.

CW: underage relationship, domestic abuse, homophobia, alcoholism, cancer, suicide. No CWs are discussed in this review, only mentioned.

If you’re on book twitter or bookstagram and you’ve not heard of this book, I would be surprised. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a pretty popular author right now, and I totally understand why. This book certainly did not disappoint me! I love books that do something a little bit different with the format, so The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo was one that I thought I’d enjoy from the off.

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Are You a Book Snob? Tag

Today I’m doing a tag I found on Megan’s blog, MegansBookStacks, the Are You a Book Snob tag! I think I am a little bit of a book snob, but hopefully not too much of a book snob. And I’m snobby in that I’m quite particular about my own likes and habits, but wouldn’t judge someone else for doing differently! But for me, it has to be a certain way. So we’ll see what my answers are like. I’m really excited to get into this one!

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Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan: Review & Recommend | LATEST RELEASES

Happy Saturday! As always, it’s book review today, and today I’m actually reviewing a fairly new release! Me, getting to new releases? Shocking, I know. Today, I’m talking about Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan. I was very happily surprised when reading this to find that it’s actually a sapphic book. This book features one character who identifies as a lesbian, and another who doesn’t explicitly label her sexuality in the book, but is attracted to both men and women. It’s by an Irish author, and the protagonist is also Irish, but she is working in Hong Kong, teaching English as a foreign language.

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