Review: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

Opening sentence: “Imagine you’re a bird.” This book gave me one of my, ‘I’m so glad I read this’ moments. I’d heard a few mixed reviews about The Bookish Life of Nina Hill over on Bookstagram and almost didn’t read it, but the gorgeous cover illustration and lure of finding out more about Nina’s (anyone’s, […]

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WWW Wednesday: 17th October 2018

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! Hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words, if you’d like to join in, just answer the three questions below and pop your blog link on Sam’s weekly post in the comments. So, this week… What are you currently reading? The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley. GUYS, this is […]

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July Wrap Up / August TBR

I had a little reading blip in the middle of July, starting a few books and not feeling them, so kind of languishing for a few days, but the pull of a muchly anticipated read certainly helped me get over this. When an email popped into my inbox saying a copy of the new Sophie […]

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Review: How Not to be a Boy by Robert Webb

How Not to be a Boy by Robert Webb Opening sentence: “‘If I get this right, Tess Rampling will definitely want to have sex with me.’” Not that I’m usually too swayed by gushing book cover quotes, but when said quote is from J.K Rowling (‘I (genuinely) cried. I (genuinely) laughed out loud. Profound, touching, […]

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Review: Not Working by Lisa Owens

Not Working by Lisa Owens. Audiobook narrated by Tuppence Middleton. Opening sentence: “There is a man standing outside my flat wearing khaki greens and a huge ‘Free Palestine’ badge.”  Read by the wonderfully named Tuppence Middleton, I listened to Lisa Owen’s debut novel on audiobook and laughed out loud more than once on the train, […]

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Review: Who is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace

Who is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace Opening sentence: “The evening of June the 12th was unusual for many reasons in the end, of course, but it was unusual mostly because the evening of June the 12th was the evening my girlfriend did not leave me.” This was an impulse library pick up that I’m […]

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April Wrap Up / May TBR

April threw lots of different reads my way making it a really varied, enjoyable month. We had… Tin Man by Sarah Winman Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Odd Girl Out by Laura James See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt […]

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