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The Busy B Book Journal

22nd February 2016

Busy B Book Journal

I feel like a bit of a blogging failure so far in 2016, but I’ve been so busy with essays, trying to figure out what I’m doing for my dissertation and module choices for next year, as well as uploading to both my vlog channel and music channel on YouTube… but I’m eager to get back in the game and keep reading lots of books for inspiration and to review!

That’s where the Busy B Book Journal comes in.

I’m a bit of a Busy B fangirl; I bought the Busy B academic planner for uni and reviewed it on the blog a while back, and I’m always checking out their website for new arrivals (the new dog-themed collection is adorable, just saying). The book journal instantly caught my eye, as I’m such a scatterbrain when it comes to remembering what books I’ve read or want to read. They were kind enough to send me one to review, and I’ve been loving it!


Busy B Book Journal

There’s just something about how pretty and well-made Busy B stationery is. I love the cute pastel colour scheme and the little folder section at the front. My academic diary has the same feature, and I find it so useful. I think I’ll put a spare bookmark or two in there, ready for when I start new books. Busy B’s catchphrase ‘oh so clever’ is definitely applicable to their products!

Busy B Book Journal

Apologies for the poor quality photo above, I had to take it on my phone, but I hope you can make out the different categories in the book review section. I love the little star rating and ‘final word’ parts, and how there’s room to write some comments. I quickly filled out a review of Untamed by A.G Howard, the last book of the Splintered series, to show you how it works. I’m excited to fill out the whole book, but I know it’ll take a while!

Busy B Book Journal
The side of the journal has helpful tabs to get you to the right section, including: book club, read, to read and on loan. I’m not part of a book club myself, so that part isn’t applicable to me, but I’ll definitely make use of the other sections. I typically only borrow academic books from my university library, but the on loan section will be useful to log them and perhaps remind me to borrow some fiction instead of buying my own copies all the time!

Busy B Book Journal

I get a bit over-excited when it comes to stickers, but look how cute these pastel ones are! They make using the book journal even more fun, and the page markers have proven to be useful already. Honestly the Busy B Book Journal couldn’t be more perfect for someone like me, and it’d make a great gift for a fellow book-lover, book blogger or literature student.

Thanks for reading,
Emily

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 *I was sent the book journal from Busy B to review.

  • What an awesome looking journal – I love that it has so many different sections to keep things organised and easy to find,

  • Rhian Westbury

    That’s so cute. I currently have a Busy B diary and I absolutely love it! I spent ages researching to get the perfect one 🙂 x

  • Kayla Rivoli

    Such a cute journal! Goodreads has allowed me to keep track of all of my books but something like this could be nice too!

    Kayla | kaylablogs.com

  • Melanie Edjourian

    Love the journal, I have quite a few but not from there.

  • Oh I love this one so much could do with something like this sure would come in handy.

  • oh just love this and so need to start getting organised myself

  • London Mum

    Oh wow, that looks like a greta way to keep up to date with all the books I try to read during the year and the books I frequently forget to bring back tot he library 😉 x

  • Looks like a great journal. I have to make sure I plan everything to stay on top of it all!

  • Beautyqueenuk

    So many times I have almost bought this and now I think I do definitely need it x

  • This sounds like a great journal, I got my first planner this year and it has been great in helping me plan things x

  • This is such a cute journal, I am hopping over to read your review pronto hun! I love the pastel colours and it has got me in the mood for spring!

  • Laura

    This is the first book journal I’ve ever seen; I didn’t think these existed! They’re certainly a really good idea xxx

  • Love this but I don’t read books haha

    Emyii90.blogspot.co.uk

  • Elizabeth

    What a fantastic idea! If only I had enough time to read enough books to justify owning this!

  • sarah Lea

    I need this!! I love the idea of a book journal, especially one that contains stickers, I get a bit over excited about stickers, too haha. Lovely post. xx

  • Great idea. Love the book journal. Have a similar one.

  • Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I am stationary obsessed. I love any kind of organisers and diaries. The only trouble is, I am still not any more organised.

  • Natasha Mairs

    I have always wanted one of these!! love the cute stickers that come with it

  • Codie Louise Austin

    Amazing! Can never have enough stationary or beautiful planners – I’ve not seen one like this before! xx

  • Need to get myself one of these! Would be perfect for writing some notes in before I write up my reviews 🙂

  • Lorraine

    That’s a super cute journal! Never heard of the brand before and am sure this would make a great gift for a few of my friends.

  • This looks super cute, would be a great help considering I’m pants at blogging of late too

  • Hannah Malanga

    Aww its so lovely, I love to be organised so stationary like this is so much fun for me!

  • Ali

    I love a planner with stickers! It makes me so happy!

  • Hannah

    I love this – and those stickers! I have the wellbeing diary and 2016 diary from Busy B I love their products, they are genuinely perfect!

    Hannah xx

    http://www.thatthoughtfulgirl.blogspot.co.uk

  • There is a journal for absolutely everything now AND. I. LOVE. IT. I definitely want to buy this!! xo

  • tracey bowden

    I have a thing for journals and notebooks lately as soon as I seen the first picture I wanted this one. You can’t have too many in my opinion

  • Leanne Dolan

    I recently really got into reading so I feel this I a great idea! Love it!

  • Cassandra Mayers

    Love this idea, I don’t read but love how organised it all is.

  • Aimée Julia Cottle

    Love this book journal! I tried a Moleskine one before the Busy B Book Journal, but the Busy B Book journal is the best because it is more colourful, and pretty 🙂 x http://www.aimeeraindropwrites.co.uk x

  • Ickle Pickle

    I love this range – I have the family planner one and love it! Kaz x

  • Hello Beautiful Bear

    I love the Busy B range, there’s something for everyone and they’re so adorable! X

  • Mel

    I’ve never heard of Busy B before but I’m definitely intrigued. I’ve just checked out their website and I want to buy everything. This is going to be bad for my bank balance.

    http://www.raisethewaves.com

  • ZETA first.com

    This is so pretty agenda!!! Thank you for sharing! Have a great 2017! And good luck with dissertation! xoxo

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