My first guest post!

I was so honoured when Kevin Morris asked me to do a guest post for ‘newauthoronline’; I jumped at the chance of getting the name ‘inspiredbyabook’ out there, giving it the opportunity to reach a wider audience, and hopefully get me the recognition I’ve always hoped for.

I chose to write a piece on why I started my blog, in hope for it to give other people the confidence to follow their dreams and if they’re wanting to, start their own blog.

Firstly at 17 I never had the idea of wanting to start my own blog, until one day I was in a English lesson and me and my friend were joking about starting blogs, which at that point I realised  ‘’oh I’d quite like to have a go on that and see how it goes’’. When I got home that night I created a new email account ‘bookreviewss@hotmail.com’, and asked my mum and dad what their opinions were, both was up for me doing it but they didn’t think I’d last at it! How wrong were they? I made the decision to use a cover name, instead of my own because I didn’t have the confidence for all my friends knowing I was starting blog. I wanted it to be a personal experience ‘my own little world’’

I’ve always loved reading, so I put two and two together and created an instagram about books, originally it was called ‘review_that_book’, but eventually I felt this didn’t represent me as a person, or been able to post a wide variety of things on my instagram. Eventually this lead to the birth of ‘inspiredbyabook’, and new found ideas of creating my own website! Which I did less than a month ago, and already I’ve got 500+ followers which mean the world to me!

With the new name and website, I finally could share something I’m passionate about and thoroughly enjoy! Having a website helped me reach a wider audience and share my own thoughts and opinions, instead of writing a thousand mile long explanation on instagram! Sharing my opinion is how I got the opportunity to write this guest post, because Kevin liked ‘eBooks or paperback’ which expresses my opinion very well. I’m defiantly hoping to achieve my dreams from doing this, and my main goal is to get in contact with some publishers, and start requesting and receiving ARC copies of books to review! I refuse to stop, until I’ve got where I want to be.

Finally I’d just like to say, if any of you have dreams but are afraid, no matter what age you are, just go out and grab them! There is no one there stopping you, and you have full control! In the end you will be so proud of yourself, every struggle, down days or when you feel like giving up only make you stronger, and so keep at it! At 17, I’ve achieved so far in the space of around 3 month, more than i could have ever dreamed, if I can do it, around college and work life you can to!  

Happy reading 🙂

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(Part 1) A Time to reap review.

I got sent “A Time To Reap” by Shannon Thompson; To review.

The book is written by Jonas Lee, which I emailed later on to request to do an interview, to feature on my blog! Thankfully he said yes, so that will be posted as part 2 tomorrow! 

On with the plot

This book went above all my expectations, not that I expected it to be terrible, which it certainly wasn’t.

It was a quick and easy read, with alot of engaging factors, that kept me hooked all the way through.

The characters, carter,Mo,Alba,joshua all had individual personalities, that were portrayed ever so well. In some parts I was in fits of laughter, because Carters sarcasm is doppelganger to mine! This book is 100% recommend by me, and if you don’t go and buy it you’re missing out deeply.
If it was up to me this book would be on amazons top best sellers list.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00M8AZBKE/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1421347142&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX110_SY165

I’d rate this book 🌟🌟🌟🌟 4 gold stars, because I can’t wait to get hold of the second book, to read in the near future.

Happy reading.

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TMI TAG: 50 questions 50 answers.

 

1: What are you wearing?
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Leopard print onesie.

2: Ever been in love?
No

3: Ever had a terrible breakup?No I haven’t 👐

4: How tall are you? Around 5’5/6

5: How much do you weigh? 7 stone

6: Any tattoos? Nope

7: Any piercings? Yes, I have 8- 3 on each ear, nose and belly button

8: OTP- brenda and Tom! (Maze runner)

9: Favorite show? Geordie shore

 10: Favorite bands? Echosmith and years and years at the minute.

11: Something you miss? Primary school

12: Favorite song? James bay, anything he sings, and also all songs on radio 1.

13: How old are you? 17

14: Zodiac sign? Scorpio

15: Quality you look for in a partner? A nice, kind person.

16: Favorite Quote? Treat others how you wish to be treated.

17: Favorite actor? Liam Neeson

18: Favorite color? Pastel Orange

19: Loud music or soft? LOUD

20: Where do you go when you’re sad? To bed. Haha

21: How long does it take you to shower? Around 30 mins

22: How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? 15 to 30 mins

23: Ever been in a physical fight? I’m not violent, but I have smacked someone round the face 😂

24: Turn on? Beards and James bay.
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25: Turn off? Arrogance and nasty boys.

26: The reason I made this blog? To promote my love of books and escape the real world.

27: Fears? Having kids, and getting kidnapped

28: Last thing that made you cry? My dad, for not listening to me. Haha

29: Last time you said you loved someone? Today

30: Meaning behind your blog Name? At the beginning it was “review that book” but I wanted to make it more vesatile, so changed it to ‘Inspiredbyabook’ to show what inspires me from reading books.

31: Last book you read? The death cure.

32: The book you’re currently reading? Time to Reap

33: Last show you watched? Undateables

34: Last person you talked to? My mum

35: The relationship between you and the person you last texted? Bestfriends

36: Favorite food? Everything appart from; tomatoes and sweet corn, and sea food.

37: Place you want to visit? America

38: Last place you were? College

39: Do you have a crush? Yes, James Bay

41: Last time you were insulted? hmm, can’t remember.

42: Favorite flavor of sweet? Blueberry

43: What instruments do you play? Guitar abit, and piano when I feel like it.

44: Favorite piece of jewelry? My grandads wedding ring.

45: Last sport you played? What’s sport?

46: Last song you sang? James bay, hold back the river.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mqiH0ZSkM9I

47: Favorite chat up line? I don’t like chatup lines, there abit cheesy.

48: Have you ever used it? nope

49: Last time you hung out with anyone? At college, so today.

50: Who should answer these questions next? Everyone who reads them.!!

Happy reading:)

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