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.
2018 is here and many of us are setting our Goodreads goals and thinking about what we might read during … Continue Reading The Books Inter Alia Reading Challenge 2018
2017 is over, tomorrow we will all be shaking our heads and muttering ‘this will take some getting used to’ … Continue Reading Reading and Bookish Resolutions
Blurb: Emme is a sophomore in high school who starts dating, Brendon Agretti, the popular senior who happens to be … Continue Reading Blog Tour: Dating the IT Guy – Guest Post
Feature Image Credit: https://designbuzz.com/the-most-innovative-book-rack-designs/ I have only been working at a Library for a very short time – three days to … Continue Reading A library full of books
I am a book purest; I have long shunned anything but the physical, hand-held, page-turning reading experience. I vocally dislike … Continue Reading Dear Reader, I listened to the story.
Recently, I spent the morning in a job interview. One of the questions asked was ‘what book would you recommend … Continue Reading Essay: On Readership – What book would you recommend to a 14 year old boy?
This is a slightly self-indulgent post about a topic which has been on my mind for a while. I have … Continue Reading Is this a book blog?
Whilst the origins of the English idiom ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ are ultimately uncertain; it is one … Continue Reading I judge books by their covers.
Extract “Hi Sam,” cooed Pippa, as she let their boss’s son into the gallery. “We weren’t expecting … Continue Reading Blog Tour: Sunshine After the Rain by Daisy James – Extract
If Anna Kendrick has an identifier, it is that she is as sassy and down to earth as she is … Continue Reading Book Review: Scrappy Little Nobody
This post was originally published in the Bridport News. I wrote for them, once a week, as a guest columnist As mobile phones … Continue Reading The red book box?
Dear J.K. Rowing, This week marks the twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. I, and many, many … Continue Reading #HarryPotter20: An open letter to J.K. Rowling
I am back in Dorset. Redwood G.01 has been packed up, scrubbed and polished for the last time and my … Continue Reading University is over.
A research seminar at Bath Spa University, chaired by Maggie Gee (who also spoke at the Past, Present, and Future … Continue Reading Empathy at work: Empathy and reading and writing.
This post, accept from the last line which was edited for this post, was originally published in the Bridport News. … Continue Reading Yay for YA!