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How I Manage my Book Budget -- The Riverside Library
How I Manage My Book Buying Budget
Every time I go to an Airbnb and there’s a bookshelf, I spend an exorbitant amount of time perusing them.
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10 Epic Features of Public Libraries -- The Riverside Library
10 Epic Features of Public Libraries
I don’t know about you, but I love my local library. I don’t have a massive book budget to fill
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Resurrecting My Book Club - Riverside Reads -- The Riverside Library
Resurrecting My Book Club – Riverside Reads
Last year I began a book club called Riverside Reads Non-Fiction and I loved it! Except, I wasn’t very good
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100+ Bookstagram Hashtags -- The Riverside Library100+ Bookstagram Hashtags -- The Riverside Library
100+ Bookstagram Hashtags
UPDATED VERSION: 100+ More Bookstagram Hashtags If you've been playing the Instagram game for a while, you'll know all about the
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2018 in Review -- The Riverside Library
2018 – A Bookish Year in Review & My 2019 Hopes and Dreams
This is mildly embarrassing – I started this blog post on the first of January, but never got around to
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You Are the Owner of Your Content – So Own It
A short while ago I posted an article titled Dear Bookish Social Media, We Need to Break Up, in which
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Things I Wish I Knew Before I Joined NetGalley -- The Riverside Library
Things I Wish I Knew Before I Joined NetGalley
When I first joined bookish social media, I was introduced to the concept of ARCs – advanced readers copies. Publishers
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My Top 5 2019 Reading Goals -- The Riverside Library
My Top Five 2019 Reading Goals
I’m going to try and refrain from marvelling at the fact that 2018 is almost over, and expressing my incredulity,
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Dear Bookish Social Media, We Need to Break Up -- The Riverside Library
Dear Bookish Social Media, We Need to Break Up
It’s not you, bookish social media, it’s me. Actually, no, it’s mostly you.  When I first discovered bookish social media
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Blogmas Reading Challenge -- The Riverside Library
BLOGMAS Reading Challenge
I went to the library the other day in search of a book to read before bed. I find nothing
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October Wrap-Up -- The Riverside Library
October Wrap Up: Books, Writing, Life + More
Long time no see, blogosphere. I missed you. You probably didn’t even notice I was gone, but that’s okay, no
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Top Five Winter Fantasies -- The Riverside Library
5 Fantasies You Should Read this Winter
Long winter nights provide ample reading time, so I think it’s time to pick up that thick fantasy you’ve always
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Classics I Want to Read -- The Riverside Library
Classics I Want to Read Before the End of the Year
Ah, classics. I love them, but I don’t read them much. I’m making an effort to read more classics, whether
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How to Write a Book Review -- The Riverside Library
How to Write a Book Review
I don’t believe there is a right or wrong way to write a review, but up until recently, I’ve found
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Five Books Recommended by the Internet -- The Riverside Library
5 Books Recommended by the Internet that I Actually Want to Read
I like to think my hours spent scrolling through Pinterest can be counted as research. I mean, it is research, right?
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Riverside Investigates Agatha Christie -- The Riverside Library
Riverside Investigates: Agatha Christie
I have always been a Sherlock Holmes lover. Ever since I was eight years old and sneaking into my library’s
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5 Non-Fiction Books that Will Get You Right in the Feels -- The Riverside Library
5 Non-Fiction Books that Will Get You Right in the Feels
I love non-fiction. That's no surprise to anyone. I often get asked what my favourite kind of non-fiction books are,
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Mid- Year Book Freak Out Tag -- The Riverside Library
Mid- Year Book Freak Out Tag
I was tagged by the lovely @fabookishlife on Instagram to do the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag, but I thought
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10 Weird Bookish Facts About Me -- The Riverside Library
10 Weird Bookish Facts About Me
95% sure bookstagram is going to disown me for this, but it’s time to face the facts. I’m a terrible
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Top Five Tricks For Defeating That Dreaded Reading Slump -- The Riverside Library
Top Five Tricks For Defeating That Dreaded Reading Slump
We’ve all been there. We all hate it. And we’d all like to prevent it if at all any way
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Five Books on my TBR -- The Riverside Library
Five Books on my TBR That You’ve Probably Never Heard of
I was so excited when I joined the bookish community and discovered troves of bookworms who loved books as much
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