See You In The New Year!

It’s difficult to imagine that there are only two more days until Christmas, isn’t it? I know I can hardly believe it! 2013 seems to have flown by in the blink of an eye and now I can only sit and wonder as to what 2014 might bring. Christmas is my absolute favourite time of

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Annual End of Year Book Survey – 2013 Edition!

Well, it’s that time of year again! Time to cast our minds to the future and set new goals for the upcoming year, but not before reflecting on all that has happened in the past twelve months. For a reader and book blogger, that inevitably means taking an in-depth look at some of the books

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Stuff Your Stocking! Little House On The Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

‘Stuff Your Stocking’ is a joint, three-week Christmas-themed project between Jen at Pop! Goes The Reader and Ginger at GReads! in which we celebrate the two things we love most: Christmas and Reading! Need some help finding the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything? No problem! We’ve got you covered. Welcome to

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Fresh From The Oven – Issue One: Empire Biscuits

“Fresh From The Oven” is a sporadic feature on Pop! Goes The Reader in which I share some of my favourite recipes. For the first edition of Fresh Out Of The Oven I’ve decided to re-create one of my favourite Christmas cookie recipes – Empire Biscuits! (You can read a little more about the history

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Top Eight New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2013

“Top Ten Tuesday” is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is the Top Eight New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2013. While the majority of the novels I read this year were written by authors whose work I was already familiar with and absolutely adored like

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Hi! I’m Jen! I’m a thirty-something introvert who loves nothing more than the cozy comfort of home and snuggling my two rescue cats, Pepper and Pancakes. I also enjoy running, jigsaw puzzles, baking and everything Disney. Few things bring me more joy than helping a reader find the right book for them!