Unboxing the Pigeon Post Vintage Book Box

I’ve been watching unboxings with interest recently.  I really enjoy the YA ones but it’s not very often you see one with a classic theme so when I received this excellent Pigeon Post vintage book…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Buddy Reading on Instagram

One of my favourite things about being a bookstagrammer is being able to read books with other bibliophiles all around the world – a practice known as buddy reading (also called readalongs). When I started…

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7 Instagram Tips for Authors

As a keen Instagrammer, I come across author accounts all the time. Some are brilliant, but it’s become increasingly clear that many writers aren’t sure how to max out their pages. As a marketing tool,…

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5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

We’re still at the beginning of our experiment to produce an avid reader as Little M is only five, but she’s already showing an interest in books and reads for enjoyment.  With book-obsessed parents, she’s…

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Getting Featured on the Instagram Weekend Hashtag Project (#WHP)

**Hooray! Four months after this post was first published, I was featured again for #WHPdailylife. This resulted in a 2.5K increase in followers** Last week, the wonderful and hugely exciting happened – my photo of…

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