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What I’ve been reading | video

July 20, 2018

Lillytales book blogger

It’s been a while since I’ve shared the books that I’m reading with you guys! So here are the books I’ve been reading (and spoiler alert: loving) over the last few months and what I’m reading right now.

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Melbourne Bookshops You Must Visit

August 30, 2017

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I’ve lived in Melbourne for three years now and in those three years, I’ve come to think of several bookshops as my little homes away from home. I often get asked by people who are planning to visit Melbourne which bookshops they should check out while they are here, and seeing as it was Love Your Bookshop Day (LYBD) recently, I thought it was about time I put some of my favourite bookshops into a blog post!

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Coffee Chat: Bookish Edition

July 26, 2017

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Today I just wanted to sit down with you guys and chat about the exciting things that have been happening lately, some upcoming bookish events to watch out for and to introduce you to some of our new-in candles, bookmarks and soap at Nook and Burrow. So grab a coffee and have a chat with me in the comments below.

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Booktube-a-thon TBR 2017 | video

July 22, 2017

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The annual Booktube-a-thon is back! Booktube-a-thon is an amazing week-long reading marathon that is hosted by Ariel Bissett on YouTube. You don’t have to be a booktuber to take part, you just have to enjoy reading! Want to see which books are on my to-be-read (TBR) pile for the read-along? Here they are.

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Top Picks for Melbourne Writers Festival

July 19, 2017

All photographs are care of Melbourne Writers Festival

For booklovers in Melbourne, Melbourne Writers Festival is the equivalent of literary Christmas and, this year, I’m very lucky to be one of the Digital Storytellers that get to share the festival with my wonderful internet community!

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Finding Pride in Literature

July 9, 2017

Pride in London LGBT books lillytales

Books are friends. They are company. They are community. As readers, we spend enormous amounts of time with the characters and stories that are written between the pages of our books. The ideas that our favourite authors form in our minds, as readers, are powerful, important and often stay with us for the years that follow. That’s why, in today’s post, I am paying homage to and celebrating the authors and books that have given me comfort, community and have made me feel proud of who I am as a queer woman throughout my life so far.

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Four fab books I’ve read recently | Video

June 23, 2017

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There’s nothing I love more than cosying up with a good book in the Autumn and Winter time. This year, I’ve read some really fantastic books and today I’m sharing my thoughts on them with you guys. So, if you’d like to find out which books I’ve been enjoying in the last month or so, here are four mini book reviews with links to the books included underneath the video! Enjoy xx

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