About & Contact Info

My name is Katie Thompson, I’m 25 years old, and I’m from the UK.

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 I’ve always been a keen reader. I remember distinctly the first book I was absolutely obsessed with when I was growing up. I remember reading it over and over again. The pages started curling, and there were stains from spilling my drink all over it. It was very much loved.

That book was Enid Blyton’s A Magic Faraway Tree.

This book fascinated me as a young girl, and I quickly realised just how much reading is an escapism. Just as those children climbed a tree to explore a new world, I opened a book and fell into the pages, the adventures, and the lives of the characters in the books

 My love for reading developed into a love for writing, and I began writing my own short stories and scripts. This lead to me studying Creative Writing and Film Studies at University, and cemented my passion for discussing different genres and narratives. I missed discussing these things with my peers after I graduated, and longed to find an outlet for this passion.

I decided to make this blog after reading different book blogs and reviews, and seeing how much my friends enjoyed reviewing books. I loved the idea that there is this community online that enjoy talking about their favourite reads. It was like being sat in seminars listening to my friends discuss their latest obsessions. I’ve really enjoyed finding gems from recommendations made on those blogs, and hope my blog becomes a reason that someone picks up a book that they may never have looked at twice.

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As well as reading and writing, I enjoy watching films and TV shows. I’m quite interested in the adaptaions of novels. I find it interesting how directors and producers take the written word and present it in moving image. I had a module on this subject in university and I adored it. We read the book and then viewed the adaptations. The analysis was fascinating, and has intrigued me ever since. As well as giving my thoughts on various different books, I would also like to discuss the adaptations and post my thoughts on those.

My blog has developed quite a lot since I started my blog at the end of February 2014, and I’m happy to say that I’ve added a lot of extra content that I hadn’t planned on doing. I do different lifestyle posts, DIY posts & Recipes. This blog really has developed from just a book blog to basically anything that is interesting me at the moment. If I’m trying out a new game, I’ll share it with you guys and give you my thoughts. If I’ve seen a rave worthy film, I’ll let you know about it.

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you enjoy.

Katie xxx

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I enjoy the following genres:

  • Dystopian Fantasies
  • Chick-lit
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Contemporary Romance
  • Crime/Thriller (on occasion)
  • Young Adult novels

If you would like to get in touch with me, please feel free to email me at: intothebookcase@outlook.com
Or, find me on Twitter @intothebookcase

This is a hobby that I love. If I’m ever honoured enough to be overwhelmed with requests, I’ll take a break from requests and stick to my own purchases. Especially if it’s because of deadlines – purely because I work full time, and wouldn’t want to dissapoint anyone.

I like to read at my own pace. At the moment, I’m managing a book a week depending on my hours at work.
In terms of review requests, if I like the sound of your book I will definitely give it a read.

I will always give an honest review.

If I don’t respond to your email, I’ve either not had chance to get to it as I’m working, or I’ve decided to pass on your offer. If it’s not for me, I’ll pass because I feel like a review wouldn’t do the book justice. Just because it’s not my taste, doesn’t mean others won’t love it.

I’d love to accept any form of your book, preferably paperback – but I do have a kindle should you wish to send me an ebook.

Also, any images I’ve used on my blog I’ve found them via Google Images.

Thank you for reading this, If you have a book you think I’d enjoy – I’d love to hear from you!

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26 thoughts on “About & Contact Info

  1. Katie I can so relate to this. From as far back as I can remember I immersed myself in books to the point where I felt the emotions the smells of the times that were being lived. They were my escape from the madness of this world. There were two books that stood out for me as a 1o year old and they were Helen Keller and the Diary of Ann Franks. I devoured books of Enid Blytons Mystery series and the famous five.
    I always wanted to write but as with childhood you never think you are good enough.
    I look forward to reading your reviews. Well done. Suzanne xoxox

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  2. Hiya Katie, I’m so glad you have been a reader for such a long time! I have always loved the written word too and I can never get enough of it. 🙂

    I noticed you are on Bookbridgr, how are you liking it? I’ve been thinking about joining.

    Happy reading!

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      • Oooh you know that is a very tough question to answer! I did read a lot when I was younger and I specifically remember two books that I read over and over again but to this day I still have no idea what they were called. 😦 One of them was about a wooden horse that came to life, it had this dark grey moody cover art and I read it over and over so many times. I wish I had kept the book, I still don’t know where it went! If we’re speaking in terms of ones I can remember, I would have to say Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson sparked my infatuation with reading, closely followed by Harry Potter. 🙂

        Ohh good! I think I might look into in over summer when I have more time on my hands.

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      • Oooh that is such a difficult choice! I think I would have to go with either the first book where it all began or the fifth, I really loved how political and dark everything got in that book. I know a lot of people note it as their least favourite but something about that one got to me. Having said that, I also really love the third book. Ack! How about you? 🙂

        Yes I was definitely into the Twilight series when I was younger, but if you want to know more you will have to read my post on it (http://beckysblogs.wordpress.com/2013/08/29/day-24-book-youre-most-embarrassed-to-say-you-likeliked/), my relationship with that series is so complex that it can’t be fit into one small comment!

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