This weekly challenge is hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. All you need to do to participate is to answer these three questions: What are you currently reading?What have you recently finished reading?What will you be reading next? What I’m currently reading For once, I’ve just got two books on the … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – Wednesday, 23rd June 2021
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s rather convoluted top ten title really got me thinking. Which books have I been really annoyed about finishing? Which have I heard about others reading, and got jealous … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that I loved so much, I wish there were more just like them
Thank you to Alex at mybookworld24 for their nomination. They’ve sent me 11 questions to answer in this post, so here goes.. 1. If you could swap places with a celebrity for one day, who would it be? I’d love to see the world through Bill Bryson’s eyes for a day. He’s great at noticing … Continue reading The Liebstar Award
The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. How many have you read? 1 Pride and Prejudice- Jane Austen2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee6 The Bible -7 … Continue reading How many of these have you read?
We've just stepped into April, the sun is shining, and it's time for a round-up of last month's reading... TitleAuthorDate PublishedFormatMy rating out of 5Link to my review The PearlJohn Steinbeck1947Audiobook4I Found YouLisa Jewell2017Audiobook5Marion Lane and the Midnight MurderT.A. Willberg2020Ebook2Read my reviewThe Valley of Lost SecretsLesley Parr2021Audiobook4The Distant HoursKate Morton2010Hardback4The Martian ChroniclesRay Bradbury1950Audiobook3Circus of WondersElizabeth … Continue reading What I read in March 2021
Last year, I challenged myself tp read more books. This is how I did it, and how you can do it too...
Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an ARC of this novel in exchange for my honest review. I have been binging on rather a lot of crime thrillers over the last year or so and have found that many follow a rather predictable pattern - this one was rather different though, as the … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Blame’ by Kerry Wilkinson
Thank you to NetGalley for this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Fawn is the owner of an established book shop, and this this novel chronicles a year of her life and that of the shop. The narrative is told through a series of emails, shop reviews and blog posts, which does make for … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Confessions of a Curious Bookseller‘ by Elizabeth Green
After thoroughly enjoying ‘The Flatshare’ last year, I was excited to listen to another of Beth O’Leary’s novels - and what a lovely listen this was! ‘The Switch’ is about a grandmother and granddaughter who decide to switch lifestyles for two months. This sounds like a somewhat unlikely premise, but like in her previous novel, … Continue reading Audiobook Review: ‘The Switch’ by Beth O’Leary
I’m not absolutely sure what all of the hype has been about with this novel. I’d heard so many people raving about this thriller, noticed that it was on the Richard and Judy Bookclub lists and seen it on the supermarket shelves, and it got to the stage where everyone seemed to have read it … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Blood Orange’ by Harriet Tyce