Its that time of year again, we’re nearly one step closer to the Booker Prize winner. Tomorrow (14th September) at 4pm they’re going to announce the shortlist and this year I'm finally going to be able to play along. For years I've been saying I’ll read all the books on the Booker Prize longlist, but… Continue reading Booker Prize Longlist
I may have overstretched myself this month, in fact I've overstretched myself so much I don't really have time to write this, but sometimes you just need to decompress. So, I've set myself the challenge to read 9 books this month, it wasn't intentional its just how things have panned out. Which is handy as… Continue reading August TBR – a Challenge and a half
I received an ARC of this book in return for an honest review. I loved the concept behind this book, as a fan of gothic horror, and a lover of information, I was looking forward to getting a lot out of this. The book is divided into eight parts, each focusing on a certain type… Continue reading Book review: Monster, She wrote by Lisa Kroger and Melanie Anderson.
Technically the first book I started reading this year, but was interrupted by the bookclub read, so now my second read of the year was 'The Familars' by Stacey Halls. There was a lot of hype around this last year, and it had some intriguing cover art (plus throw in the word 'witchcraft' to a… Continue reading Book Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls
New Year, New Me, New Book club! Well, two of those at least. It is most certainly a new year, i have joined a new book club, but im not bothering with all the falafing about with new resolutions. So, the new book club. Unfortunately due to a lack of interest my old book club… Continue reading Happy New Bookish Year
Oh what a month, busy busy busy. So the first book of the month was The Black Death by John Hatcher. This was actually my reading roulette for July, but I was a bit behind on Julys books so it got bumped to Augusts reads. I bought this book when it was first released as… Continue reading August Round-Up
I’ve been ‘aware’ of Caitlin Moran's work for a number of years. I think she first came to my attention in 2011. I worked in a bookshop and Morans book ‘How to be a Woman’ was in the charts. The cover art just seemed to exude a quirky confidence and it went straight into my… Continue reading Book review: ‘How to Be Famous’ by Caitlin Moran
Happy New Year!! well almost. New Year, New Blog. I will be back soon with more fun and frolics with books and such!
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton