Book club, book review, Penguin reading challenge, Reading Roulette

March Round up 3 for 2!

So, another month draws to a close and seeing as I have been woefully neglecting this blog (I blame Homer!) You are now going to get 3 reviews for the price of 2! You lucky, lucky people! So what do I have to show for my month? I did read 7 books (I'm including a… Continue reading March Round up 3 for 2!

Penguin reading challenge

Things fall apart

I was very confused by February's 'Penguin Reading Challenge', as I don’t think I got one. Their February newsletter did recommend ‘Pride and Prejudice’ as a valentine read so potentially that may have been my classic recommendation for the month, however I’ve already read that one so I decided this month to go for January's… Continue reading Things fall apart

Penguin reading challenge

Persuasion by Jane Austen

I’m always a little dubious about certain ‘Classics’. Give me a Charles Dickens or an HG Wells any day of the week and I’m happy. I become a little more dubious around what I call ‘society’ classics, like George Elliot and Jane Austen. It all stems from the time I read Middlemarch and found it… Continue reading Persuasion by Jane Austen

Book club, Penguin reading challenge, Reading Roulette

New Adventures

New Year, New Blog. I have sadly fallen by the wayside in recent months/years in regards to my writing and reading, so in order to remedy this I welcome you to my book (predominantly) blog. Not being content with just a blog to motivate me I have also set myself numerous reading challenges for the… Continue reading New Adventures