My Reading Goals for 2021

Hey all! As I mentioned in my previous post, I've really re-found my love for reading in the past year. As it's a new year, I want to outline my reading goals for 2021. I've decided my target with be 21 books as it's the year 2021. This may not sound like a huge amount … Continue reading My Reading Goals for 2021

2021 – New Year New Blog Name! How I grew in 2020.

Hi everyone! Michelle 'Elle' here. If you're following my blog, you may wonder why the name has suddenly changed from Garnets and Glitter to Adventures of Elle. I love writing on and off on this blog, but the name just didn't seem right anymore. I started this current blog in 2017 and I initially wrote … Continue reading 2021 – New Year New Blog Name! How I grew in 2020.

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas – Book Review

*WARNING - this post contains some big spoilers. I had tried to keep it to a minimum but I got way too overexcited so you haven't read this book yet and don't want to find out anything about it, don't read on. If you haven't read the first book A Court Of Thorns and Roses, … Continue reading A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas – Book Review

A Court Of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas – Book Review

*Warning - Spoilers! I've kept them to a minimum and haven't revealed the ending etc, but I have explored characters and relationships as they grew throughout the book so there may be a few revelations along the way. If you want to stop reading, my summary is essentially that I absolutely loved this book with … Continue reading A Court Of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas – Book Review

Book Review – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Hey lovelies! I have been meaning to write this post for a while. It's been a long time since I posted a book review. I do struggle to find the time to read books, so I've just joined the book club in my village and my first meeting with them is tomorrow (20/05/19). I'm hoping … Continue reading Book Review – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Starting University? Here are my thoughts and tips!

Hi everyone, So it's been four years since I started my history degree at Oxford Brookes University, and just over a year since I graduated with my 2:1 with honours. Looking back, there are so many things I enjoyed, so many things I wish I'd done, and so many tips I wish I had been … Continue reading Starting University? Here are my thoughts and tips!

I took a trip to the library & I am getting back into reading.

Hey guys! I have to admit, that I haven't been into a library for anything other than non-fiction books for my university degree since I was doing my GCSEs. Terrible, for someone who spent their childhood reading. All my friends and family knew that I was a huge bookworm, but I haven't had the time … Continue reading I took a trip to the library & I am getting back into reading.