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The Outstanding Blogger Award

Hi everyone!! I was tagged by Danni from _Forbookssake a few weeks ago now for The Outstanding Blogger Award! Thank you so much and if you don’t already follow her go and check out her wonderful blog!


– Have the link to the creator’s original award post
– Answer the questions provided
– Create 7 unique questions
– Nominate 10 other bloggers. Neither the award’s creator nor the blogger that nominated you can be nominated

Questions from Danni…

What was your favourite read of 2020?

I thought this would take me a lot longer to choose my favourite as I read so many great books. The first one that popped into my head straight away is A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder. I loved everything about this book and instantly read the second one afterwards. I can’t wait for the third one, As Good as Dead, that is out later this year!

What are you hoping to achieve in 2021?

I haven’t really set a lot of goals for 2021 but one of them is to achieve my Goodreads goal of 50 books! I was so close last year but I had a big hiccup at the beginning of 2020 that really set me back with reading and blogging. Oh yeah, goal number 2: Don’t break any laptops this year…

What is your most anticipated release of 2021?

As I’ve already mentioned As Good as Dead by Holly Jackson, The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary is another of my most anticipated reads of 2021. I read both The Flat Share and The Switch last year and really loved them both!

Are there any books that you are desperate to read this year?

Of course! Can I just list my whole tbr? I guess there are a few that have been pushed up the tbr so I can get to them soon!

I recently bought The Midnight Library by Matt Haig after hearing about it and seeing it none stop! This book is definitely going to be one of those that I take with me everywhere hoping to get a chance to start it but in reality, I probably won’t start it until halfway through the year.

Other than reading/writing/blogging, do you have any hobbies?

Drinking tea?

I’ve actually got into painting during this lockdown, I’m not very good but it’s very soothing to do in the evening. I also love taking photos of everything. I’ve even added a page to my blog to upload all the photos of Fenrir that I love and hopefully I can expand this to more of my photography work! Check out Fenrir’s Cats-Ibition here!

And I’m currently learning German! That’s it I think.

Tell us 3 interesting facts about yourself.

I’m always so bad with these questions, I stress myself out questioning if my interesting fact is interesting enough. Here are some average facts about me instead:

I love procrastinating.

I drink about 1 million cups of tea a day.

My dressing gown is my life. I wish I could wear it everywhere!

Where in the world would you most like to visit?

I’ve been really really lucky and managed to visit the places I wanted to most and they are New York, Rome and Prague. I love travelling and I have a list of places that Oli and I want to visit, I think next on the list has to be Amsterdam or Germany. If we are ever allowed out of our houses again, Prague is a beautiful place to visit that isn’t too expensive! Enjoy some photos of me and Oli in Prague this time last year 🙁

My Questions…

  1. Have you picked up any new skills or hobbies through 2020/2021?
  2. Is there a blog post that you’ve written that you’re particularly proud of or passionate about?
  3. Have you had any 5 star reads in 2021 yet? If so, which ones?
  4. What is your most anticipated read for 2021?
  5. Is there a particular genre you want to start reading more of?
  6. Do you have any 2021 goals?
  7. What is one thing you’ve learned about blogging that you didn’t know before?

I Nominate…

Bookworms Anonymous
GCB Blogs
My Bookish Bliss
Hannah’s Book Reviews
Reading Ladies
The Bookwyrm’s Den
Her Bookish Obsession
Shelves of Starlight

Manchester blogger with a passion for reading, writing and travelling. I always have a book or a cup of tea in my hand.


13 February 2021 at 9:59 pm

Loved your answers, Ellie! I share your love of tea (though only have 2 or 3 cups per day), and A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder was one of my favourite 2021 reads as well

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