As I mentioned on Twitter, on Wednesday, I found myself with around four hours to kill between finishing work and my lift … Continue Reading Book Haul: An hour and a half in Waterstones.
Why is it so much easier to collate thoughts and feelings about a disappointing book? Initially published as These foolish things but probably … Continue Reading Book Review: The best exotic Marigold hotel by Deborah Moggach
Last Sunday marked not only the last day of April but also the last night of #readtosleepweek. This was a … Continue Reading #ReadtoSleepWeek
April has been a strange reading month for me (and has also seen me be a little despondent about my … Continue Reading Reading wrap-up: April
The last book in the under-cover series, The one memory of Flora Banks was another that was recognised quite quickly, … Continue Reading Under-Cover book 3: The one memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr
NB: This post contains very mild spoilers for ‘Amy and Roger’s epic detour’, Everything, Everything’, and ‘The One Memory … Continue Reading Just one more chapter, please
I was proud of the seven books I read in February, very excited that my ‘mojo’ seemed to have returned … Continue Reading Reading wrap-up: March
A few weeks ago (okay, more like months) I kept stumbling across blog posts – predominantly from fashion bloggers – … Continue Reading Never say never but, I haven’t read ‘The Book of Dust’ and I don’t think I will.
All the books I have sent Amy are books that I want her to read, and, of course, they’re books … Continue Reading Under Cover Amy’s Book 2: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
March began the same as February, with a ‘mystery book’. The second book from Amy was harder to get into … Continue Reading Under Cover Book 2: A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart
As the new year crept closer, I thought more and more about doing monthly wrap-ups but forwent the idea at … Continue Reading Reading wrap-up: February
Myself and Amy have relatively similar tastes in books – admittedly, she is a little more into thrillers than me, … Continue Reading Under Cover Amy’s Book 1: Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
I started reading this, properly, on the train coming back from London. At around 50 pages in I said to … Continue Reading Under Cover Book 1: Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka
‘I’ve got to go to the Library!’ Hermione Granger exclaims in Hary Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. Whilst Ron just shrugs … Continue Reading Exhibition Review: Harry Potter: A History of Magic
There will come a time when I stop talking about Hamilton, either the musical or its eponym. This is not … Continue Reading 100-pages in: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow.
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was my first pick of the Books Inter Alia Reading Challenge. The first prompt on … Continue Reading Book Review: Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams