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)
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
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!
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!
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
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
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
This is going to be a shorter, no-spoiler review as I STRONGLY suggest you all purchase this wonderful collection of short stories to read for yourself and having spoilers will definitely diminish your enjoyment of them. Also a MASSIVE thank you to Claret Press for letting me review this - it's an honour to work … Continue reading Book Review: Surface Tension
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
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