Bookshelf

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
– Stephen King

Clearing the TBR and Starting Afresh

My to-be-read pile is gone.  The slate is wiped clean, and if I’m honest, it is about time. Working full time is a shock to the system.  Very quickly, you have to learn to prioritise the things in your life that you always took for granted.  Suddenly, a phone call…

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First Lines Friday: 17th August

First Lines Friday: 17th August

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post
Book Review: In the Mouth of the Wolf by Michael Morpurgo

Book Review: In the Mouth of the Wolf by Michael Morpurgo

In the Mouth of the Wolf first caught my eye at work when I was reading Thornhill, a time when I was particularly interested … View Post
First Lines Friday: 6th July

First Lines Friday: 6th July

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post
Book Review: I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1

Book Review: I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1

So, I’ve just finished I Hate Fairyland and it was… interesting.  The story is about Gertrude, a little girl who is taken to … View Post
Book Review: From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Book Review: From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Before reading her latest book, I was already a huge fan of Caitlin Doughty from her 2014 debut, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, and her … View Post
Book Review: Thornhill by Pam Smy

Book Review: Thornhill by Pam Smy

Ella’s house backs onto the grounds of the dilapidated Thornhill, a now empty manor house that was once the home of children waiting … View Post