Category: Bookish Posts

My Favourite Bookshop

My Favourite Bookshop

I LOVE bookshops. Whenever we visit somewhere new I have to check out the local bookshop! Thankfully my husband feels the same way, we could both spend hours and £££s in a good bookshop. As a student I worked in a local bookshop through the holidays, it was BRILLIANT! Unboxing all of those lovely, fresh, […]

Posted October 3, 2014


What We’re Loving… ‘Unusual’ Subscription Boxes

What We’re Loving… ‘Unusual’ Subscription Boxes

  This month our What We’re Loving feature focuses upon subscription boxes. I’m sure everyone knows what they are but just in case, subscription boxes are a service that you sign up to for a set charge. Then periodically, the majority are monthly, a beautiful surprise box will turn up at your door. You then […]

Posted April 30, 2014


Britain’s Next Bestseller + Giveaway

Britain’s Next Bestseller + Giveaway

Regular readers will know that we are huge fans of reading here at Strupag. There’s very little I (Rhoda) love more than a good book….except maybe a good book and a cup of coffee! We love having the chance to discover new authors, read new titles and review them for you here on the blog. […]

Posted April 19, 2014


Do You Reread Books?

Do You Reread Books?

At the moment I am rereading the A Song of Ice & Fire series by George R R Martin. This is my second time reading these books and I’m enjoying them just as much as I did the first time. In fact, perhaps even a bit more! I’m enjoying seeing the characters and situations develop. […]

Posted March 28, 2014


Win a Bagabook of your Choice (INTL)

Win a Bagabook of your Choice (INTL)

I am extremely excited about today’s post. The lovely folk at bagabook are offering strupag readers 20% off their website and the chance to win their pick of the bagabook website. PLUS it’s an INTERNATIONAL giveaway. First things first though..who and what are bagabook? They are bespoke bags designed for aiding your reading on the […]

Posted March 13, 2014


5 Years of Questions

5 Years of Questions

I’ve always loved the idea of keeping a diary but though I might start with great intentions it always falls by the wayside. I quickly lose motivation and to be honest, these days, I really don’t have much to write about! However for Christmas my sister gave me a cute wee 5 Year Journal.   […]

Posted March 11, 2014


My 2014 Book Wishlist

My 2014 Book Wishlist

What’s on your 2014 Reading Wishlist? I’ve chosen 8 books that I’m really excited about this year, some are part of a series of books, some are stand alone, but all promise to be brilliant! I’ve linked to their Goodreads pages so you can have a read of the blurbs over there. 1. What Milo […]

Posted March 1, 2014


What We’re Loving…a Literary Theme

What We’re Loving…a Literary Theme

This month sees the start of our “What We’re Loving” feature. February’s post has a literary theme. My favourite series of books, without doubt, is A Song of Ice and Fire by George R R Martin. Since the books have been made into a tv series there is a lot of “Game of Thrones” merchandise […]

Posted February 18, 2014