I’m a little ashamed to admit that up until a couple of days ago, I had not gone to the cinema for a very long time. As in… actual years 🤦 In my defense, I was broke and nothing really appealed to me *cough, too many remakes, cough*. All that changed when I checked the listings to…… Continue reading Film Review: The Hate U Give
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hey everyone! I’m now on Bloglovin’. You can follow my blog there if you like. I’ve heard it’s like the Pinterest of blogging. 🙂 Thank you!
Bookstagram is the book community on Instagram and it’s devoted to photos of books. If you’d like to be my friend on Instagram, please check out @shazreads. I’ve been increasingly taking my own photos of book covers which I use to illustrate reviews on this blog, and I’ve decided to also upload these pictures on…… Continue reading I’ve joined Bookstagram 📚
Wow! A notification from WordPress says I have received 100 followers! This feels like my first blogging milestone and I want to say a big thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read, follow, like and comment on my blog. You’ve made my day! 😀 ❤ Shaz
A little while ago, I placed an online order for a gold plated bookmark and have just received this today. The bookmark depicts one of the Four Gracious Plants which are a popular subject matter in traditional Asian paintings. Each of these plants represents the four seasons. This one is plum blossom which symbolises spring. It’s…… Continue reading Gold Plated Plum Blossom Bookmark
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is my favourite novel of all time. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has adapted Jane Austen’s classic novel for the stage. Luckily, I was able to see a matinée performance on 18 July. The weather was…… Continue reading Theatre Review: Pride and Prejudice at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Hello and welcome to Shaz Reads! The focus of this blog is to write book reviews and share my love of reading with others. Hopefully, I can also discuss my thoughts on film and theatre adaptations of my favourite novels. I hope you enjoy this blog and look forward to comments and suggestions.