The books I read January – March (2018)

From January to March I've managed to read 18 books (out of my 75-year target)! I thought I'd make a list of them and maybe give a little review or comments about them - especially my favourites. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Unfortunately, this for me was a real disappointment and … Continue reading The books I read January – March (2018)

The Books I Read in 2017

In January, after finally being able to start reading again, I decided to set myself the mammoth task of reading 50 books throughout 2017. I never imagined I would complete it but here I am writing this post having read 51! Now I'm aware it's not the end of the year yet but with upcoming … Continue reading The Books I Read in 2017

Some festive books!

December is on its way which means it's finally the festive season and therefore it's time to whip out the Christmas/Winter themed books! This year I have 4 new ones on my shelf to read and although I may not get through them all I wanted to share them incase any catch your fancy.   … Continue reading Some festive books!

#IAmTheReader Book Tag!

CHOOSE ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES BEING A READER: Comforting!   WHAT’S THE VERY FIRST BOOK YOU FELL IN LOVE WITH? The secret garden* by Frances Hodgson Burnett    HARDCOVER OR PAPERBACK? Paperback    HOW HAS READING SHAPED YOUR IDENTITY? This is super tough! I think it's made me more accepting, imaginative, open and definitely happier! It also shaped … Continue reading #IAmTheReader Book Tag!

My book plans for the rest of 2017

Upon completing my reading goal for 2017 in late September (blog post on its way about all my wonderful reads at the end of the year!)  I decided to go about hand-picking some special ones to end the year with. So, naturally, here's a blog post telling you which ones I've chosen - some are … Continue reading My book plans for the rest of 2017

Unpopular Opinions Tag

A POPULAR BOOK OR SERIES YOU DIDN’T LIKE: A throne of glass! I honestly do not get the hype.    A POPULAR BOOK OR SERIES THAT EVERYONE SEEMS TO HATE BUT YOU LOVE: The Twilight Saga! I'm sorry but honestly, I adore this and I am so excited to re-read them again soon. Of course, there are … Continue reading Unpopular Opinions Tag

Book Review: Cursed Child

Being the Potterhead I am of course I read this pretty swiftly once it was released however it is only now I have the chance to put my thoughts around the play into words and the chance to retell the story in a summarised way. I am yet to see the production on the stage … Continue reading Book Review: Cursed Child

Book review: Me Before You

Disclaimer: So to begin I just wanted to say that I know this novel caused a lot of speculation about the presentation of disability and inclusion of euthanasia. As someone with no experience in either of these fields I have chosen to not include them explicitly in this review nor judge the novel based on … Continue reading Book review: Me Before You

Book review: The Girl on the Train

From the moment I read the blurb a good many months ago, I knew this was a novel I wanted to read but it wasn't until a few weeks ago when the wonderful people at SocialBookCo. sent me a copy that I finally got the chance. The Girl on the Train* is a psychological thriller … Continue reading Book review: The Girl on the Train