January Blues

Hello everyone I suffer really badly from the January Blues. I snap at people who don't deserve it, I have moments of wanting to end it all, moments of wanting to hurt myself, moments where I can't stop crying - you name it, I've probably had it at some point already this month (and will… Continue reading January Blues

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 13/1/20

Hello friends! It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever-growing reading wish list. This… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 13/1/20

Recent Reads: 3 Golden Age Detective Novels #GAD #MountTBR #FFRC2020 #Borrowed

Hello friends! Recently I've been reading some Golden Age detective stories, and as I don't have a lot to say on them, I thought I'd group them into one review. Police at the Funeral, by Margery Allingham The tranquility of Cambridge is punctured when Cousin Andrew of the illustrious Faraday family disappears without a trace.… Continue reading Recent Reads: 3 Golden Age Detective Novels #GAD #MountTBR #FFRC2020 #Borrowed

Stacking the Shelves 11/1/20

Hello friends! I've been to Barter Books this week - my favourite second hand bookshop. Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality, which is all about sharing the books that you’ve acquired in the past week! I picked it up from Nicki at Secret Library. Weekend at Thrackley, by Alan Melville Death… Continue reading Stacking the Shelves 11/1/20

A Friday Post: Inspector French’s Greatest Case, by Freeman Wills Croft

Hello friends! I've picked up on a couple of memes for Friday thanks to Margaret at BooksPlease. Every Friday Book Beginnings on Friday is hosted by Gillion at Rose City Reader where you can share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else… Continue reading A Friday Post: Inspector French’s Greatest Case, by Freeman Wills Croft

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 6/1/20

Hello friends! It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new books to add to your ever-growing reading wish list. This… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 6/1/20

#BookReview The Hunting Party, by Lucy Foley @lucyfoleytweets #MountTBR

Hello friends! Today I'd like to share my first review of the year, for "The Hunting Party", by Lucy Foley. About the book: Everyone's invited...everyone's a suspect... For fans of Ruth Ware and Tana French, a shivery, atmospheric, page-turning novel of psychological suspense in the tradition of Agatha Christie, in which a group of old… Continue reading #BookReview The Hunting Party, by Lucy Foley @lucyfoleytweets #MountTBR

Happy New Year!And a brief December wrap up

Happy New Year everyone! Here's to a fab year all round, but especially a bookish one! I just wanted to do a very brief round up of what I read (and bought/received) in December 2019. Wintersong, by S. Jae-Jones - review The Outcast Dead, by Elly Griffiths - review An Unwanted Guest, by Shari Lapena - review Hercule… Continue reading Happy New Year!And a brief December wrap up

Reading Challenges for 2020 #Goodreads #MountTBR2020 #mmdchallenge #FFRC2020 @Fictionophile #LibraryLoveChallenge

Hello friends! This is my annual post where I announce which challenges I'm taking up (and pick a couple of personal goals). Personal Goals - new this year: Classics In 2019, I only read 2 children's classics. I'd like to challenge myself in 2020 to read at least 6. Agatha Christie I plan on reading… Continue reading Reading Challenges for 2020 #Goodreads #MountTBR2020 #mmdchallenge #FFRC2020 @Fictionophile #LibraryLoveChallenge

My Top 10 reads of 2019!

Hello friends! Since so many people are doing lists of their favourite books of the year, I thought I'd join in. All of these were 5* reads. Two honourable mentions that didn't quite make it: Hard Pushed, by Leah Hazard - review The Outcast Dead, by Elly Griffiths - review These 10 are in order that… Continue reading My Top 10 reads of 2019!