Opinion: DNF

DNF: Did Not Finish. Three words I never like to say about my reading choices. I can be quite selective when deciding on a book, which means that those three little letters weren’t really a reality for me. BUT a few recent dreary reads (some I couldn’t even be bothered to review) have made me […]

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August Wrap Up / September TBR

So, somehow it’s September?? This year is whizzing by, isn’t it? I have had a cracking string of reads through August, I’m so glad these brilliant books have found their way to me and they are quite a varied bunch: Never Greener by Ruth Jones The Rules of Seeing by Joe Heap The Mystery of […]

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Opinion: The Greenwich Book Festival

Last weekend I went along to the Greenwich Book Festival – in the exquisite University of Greenwich buildings – and had a fantastic day in the company of a varied group of authors. I started my morning listening to journalist Lucy Mangan in conversation with Katherine Woodfine (herself a children’s writer who hosts a podcast […]

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Opinion: The Second Read

Recently, I was chatting to my friend, Cat, about books and she was lamenting that plodding through The Count of Monte Christo was doing nothing for her (and it is a loooong book – quite a time commitment to make), so I simply advised that she stopped. My opinion is that life is too short for […]

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Opinion: #Bookstagram

Before I started this blog, I was aware that there were Instagram accounts dedicated to books, I had stumbled across a few and enjoyed how creative they were with their shots of books. HOWEVER, I had no idea just how big the Bookstagram community was (literally thousands of accounts), until I took the plunge and […]

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