Seriously, guys. Where are the months going? I feel like time is absolutely racing. But I say the same thing at the end of every month haha. So without further ado, here are some blog posts I’ve loved recently!
Kristin reviewed The Oyster Thief and featured a guest post from the book’s author! This book wasn’t really on my radar but after reading Kristin’s review, it’s definitely something I’m interested in.
Ali reviewed I Am Legend, which I read and enjoyed last October. I really liked the format of this review!
Danielle reviewed The Demonologist, a book that I don’t see around very much! I’ve been interested in the careers of Ed and Lorraine Warren for a long time, since before I even watched The Conjuring, and I’d love to try this book at some point.
Lily wrote a wonderful review of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. This is one of my all-time favourite books and it’s always nice to find someone else who loves it as much as I do.
Jo gave a glowing review to The Other Side of Lost, which I’m really happy about because I have this one to review next month!
Ngoza reviewed my favourite book of the month (if not the year), Muse of Nightmares! I just love how much this lived up to everyone’s expectations.
Cait absolutely killed it with her posts this month but I particularly enjoyed her mini reviews. It also made me feel so much better for wanting to reread books!
Kelly reviewed Dracula and convinced me that I absolutely have to get round to reading this Gothic classic!
Zezee wrote an insightful review of The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells and made me consider some things that I hadn’t thought of when I read it.
Marta reviewed The Land of Stone Flowers which I hadn’t heard of before but which sounds awesome!
Beth reviewed Frankenstein, which I have to admit I’m a little obsessed with right now! Beth’s blog was one of my favourite discoveries in the blogging community this month.
Nicole wrote a helpful review of The Ice Twins. This book has been on my shelf for years and I’ve been considering donating it to charity as I’m not sure I’ll ever get round to it; this review might have convinced me!
Ashleigh talked about how things have changed for her over the last year, and how she noticed these changes by watching her old booktube videos. I did some similar self-reflection recently looking back at old photographs so I really connected with what Ashleigh said.
Callum wrote a great book to film comparison about Frankenstein. Callum and I both love Gothic fiction so I found this post really interesting.
Marie co-hosted the Shattering Stigmas event, which was absolutely amazing and raised some really great discussions. I loved every single post and think all of the contributors were so brave for sharing their stories.
Drew wrote a fantastic post in response to the negativity towards book bloggers that happened over on Twitter recently. This one is definitely worth a read.
The Orangutan Librarian returned from travelling (yay!) and raised a great discussion post about the need for darkness in books.
Other fun posts
My bestie Mia wrote some tips on how to ‘cosify’ your bookstagram feed! Mia’s pictures are always gorgeous and these tips are really accessible.
Jenna created her own book tag, based on a love of words! I’m looking forward to doing this one.
Clara listed some great tips for coping with a bad day – I think we could all do with keeping these to hand!
Samantha wrote a list of tips for enjoying books on a budget. This is super relevant for me right now as I’ve just started studying again, so as well as my mortgage I’ve now got a diploma to pay for! I’ll definitely have to take some of this advice on board.
Ayunda recommended 10 books to try this Autumn! I love a good list of recommendations and this one was great.
Swetlana wrote an interesting post about annotating books. This is something I’ve always been curious about.
Melanie wrote some great recommendation posts this month; I particularly loved this list of her favourite ghostie books!
So those are some posts I’ve loved this October! I wish I could feature everyone – just know that I love you all 😉