The Charity Shop Haul of Dreams

You know when you pop into a charity shop to have a quick look at their book selection and leave feeling very pleased if you find one that you really want to read? Well, this afternoon I could times that feeling by six… just take a look at the (above) stack! Yes, they are being […]

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Commuter Reads: The April Top 11

Reading on my commute is how this blog got its name (I get the 7:47am train to work…) and I often find myself craning my neck around seats to see what books people are reading. I do it unintentionally, I just find I have a natural curiosity when it comes to what other people choose […]

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TBR Troubles

This is very much #bookwormproblems but do you ever find yourself in a position where you just have so many amazing books queued up to read that picking the next one to start feels like an impossible task? This is my current predicament. I tend to reserve books I’ve been meaning to read from the […]

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Maidens of Murder 2019 Agatha Christie Book Club

I’ve decided to try something new this year and am going to take part in the Maidens of Murder 2019 Agatha Christie book club. Hosted by a fab group of bookstagrammers, this is a digital book club. Every month Maidens of Murder select one of Agatha’s back-catalogue to read and at the end of the […]

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2019 Reading Goals

Happy 2019, everyone! This time last year I set myself three reading goals for 2018: Read more classics Read more non-fiction Discover new authors Reflecting on these aims (find a little more detail about them here), I think I did hit them… mainly. I upped my non-fiction game; four of my standout books of the year […]

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Opinion: Nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award

Well, isn’t this a lovely way to round off 2018? I received a notification ping to say that Dora from Swift Coffee had nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award. What is The Sunshine Blogger Award? Well, I’m glad you asked. It’s a virtual award that is passed on from one blogger to another for […]

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Opinion: Review in Print

Seeing as it’s the end of year, I thought I’d take a minute to share a little book blogging milestone with you. Back in January I read an eARC of The Cactus by Sarah Haywood and imagine my delight to discover that a quote from my review of The Cactus has actually been printed in […]

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