Portal to the Pages

A quick glimpse into my thoughts on various fiction

Should You Read More?

I came across a blog post recently on How to Read More and the title intrigued me. Upon reading the post, it set me thinking about my reading habits.

I would consider myself an avid reader; I am rarely not in the middle of one book or another. However, I found myself disagreeing with a lot of the points made in the above article. The author suggests that reading is something that everyone should do (no arguments here), that you should crack open a book at every possibility (what if I get interrupted?) and that you should keep all your books for re-reading and reference (sounds a bit overwhelming!). Read the rest of this entry »

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The Secret Child – Marti Healy

Book cover of "The Secret Child" by Marti Healy

The Secret Child

The Secret Child is quite a short book, coming in at only 196 pages, however it should not be dismissed as lacking in content. This was another one of those books where I had never heard of the author or the book beforehand, so it was a little bit of a risk but I am so glad I took a chance on it! Read the rest of this entry »

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Happy Holidays

I just wanted to write a quick post to let you all know that I am going on my Christmas holidays as of tomorrow so I will not be posting anything for a little while. My brother is arriving back from America tomorrow also and I want to spend some time catching up with him.

I think it’s important that we all have time to recharge our batteries, so whether Christmas is something you celebrate or not, I’d like to wish you all a very healthy and happy holiday season, wherever you may be and whatever you may be doing.

Hopefully I’ll be getting my hands on some good books over the holidays too!

See you in 2013!


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Super Sweet Blog Award

I have just been nominated for the Super Sweet Blog Award by Sarah, whose blog I read quite often, and thoroughly enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

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