My 2018 Books of the Year

I can’t believe it is already time to write my yearly wrap up!! I love looking back through all the books I’ve enjoyed this year but it IS always tricky to pick favourites. To make things a little easier I have a rated 5/5 category to handily group together the books I’ve loved (and it’s […]

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June Wrap Up / July TBR

From a book festival to a blog tour, I’ve had quite the bookish June! I also managed to read some highly enjoyable books: Peril at End House by Agatha Christie The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness Happier Thinking by Lana Grace Riva Not Working by Lisa Owens The Chalk Man by CJ […]

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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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January Wrap Up / February TBR

As I mentioned in my previous wrap up post, I’m starting 2018 with a newborn baby, which is all kinds of wonderful, but also tiring! So yes, my reading rate has slowed down, although for once I prefer my kindle to an actual book, as you can easily read it while holding a baby and […]

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Review: Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton

 Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. Published 1st February 2018. Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton Opening sentence: “Everything I Knew About Love as a Teenager. Romantic love is the most important and exciting thing in the entire world.” Raw, truthful and – crucially – completely effortless to read, journalist and podcaster […]

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