On Thursday's I'm going to go through my shelves and pick out some favourites that I've read in previous years! First up is I Capture the Castle. What's it about? I Capture the Castle is a classic bildungsroman set in rural England. Cassandra and Rose are sisters who live in a crumbling manor-cum-castle with their … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: I Capture the Castle
Wednesday Wordy Wisdom
We have to build the Republic of Heaven where we are, because for us, there is no elsewhere.Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass
Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons Why I Love… Discworld
It's that time again! Thanks as always to Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl for facilitating TTT. This week's topic was a bit of a freebie, as I get to write about reasons why I love... well any bookish thing! I almost suffered from a bit of choice paralysis as there's so many things I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons Why I Love… Discworld
This Week (and a bit) I Have Mostly Been Reading…
This week has been a bit of a quiet one, even by lockdown standards. I've been furloughed from work - which means I can't do anything work-related. The first week of May I felt really energetic and productive, as I got to work on some house-related stuff as we've still never really recovered from moving … Continue reading This Week (and a bit) I Have Mostly Been Reading…
Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books I Abandoned
The prompt this week is to write about the last ten books you abandoned. I used to be one of those readers who prided myself on always finishing every book I started. Then I realised I had a 700+ book TBR, and literally thousands of books on my wishlist. I could either waste my time … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books I Abandoned
My May TBR How is it May already? March dragged so much and then April seems to have passed in the blink of an eye. No one needs me to tell them how strange the past few months have been. I'm under quarantine until at least June as I have an underlying health condition and … Continue reading May TBR
Let’s get to know each other – bookish edition!
Hello! I’ve had this blog for some time now (though I’ve got rid of a bunch of old posts) and I’d love to resurrect it. Like a lot of people, I’ve now got some free time on my hands, so I’m going to have a go at posting more regularly. The lovely Lauren from BookishLaurenBlog … Continue reading Let’s get to know each other – bookish edition!
Tweet Cute – Blog Tour!!
Hello to another year of books and a Happy 2020 to you all!
I am very fortunate to have been chosen to Review Tweet Cute by Emma Lord on it’s Blog Tour.
*I received an E copy of this book by the lovely publishers and author in exchange for my honest opinion/review. My review hasn’t been affected at all by this.*
Title: Tweet Cute
Author: Emma Lord
Genre: Fiction, romance, comedy, YA
Publisher: St Martin’s Press
Release date: (US) 21st January 2020
(UK) Release date February 1st 2020
From the back:
Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming ― mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger’s massive Twitter account.
Enter Jack, class clown and constant thorn in…
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Magpie Memories – Knocked Out by my Nunga-Nungas
I love the illustration of Angus on the cover. It is I, again, here with my third post on the Georgia Nicolson series!In this instalment, Georgia goes to Scotland in a "hilarious" interlude, then returns to England. She continues to see Robbie but Dave the Laugh continues to be le mouche in the ointment as … Continue reading Magpie Memories – Knocked Out by my Nunga-Nungas
Magpie Memories – It’s OK, I’m Wearing Really Big Knickers
aka as "On the Bright Side I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God" As you may have guessed, this is the second book in the Georgia Nicolson series! Georgia got together with Robbie the Sex God at the end of book one... only to be told by her mum that they're going to New … Continue reading Magpie Memories – It’s OK, I’m Wearing Really Big Knickers