Review: Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

Opening sentence: “So I am fifty-two years old.” Wishful Drinking was late actress Carrie Fisher’s first memoir (she followed it up in 2011 with Shockaholic and in 2016 with The Princess Diarist) and in this snappy little biography (the book version of her one-woman 2008-2010 stage show of the same name), Carrie reveals her thoughts […]

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My 2020 Reading Goals?

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Oh, hey 2020! There is something so joyful about the repetition in this number that it’s got to be a great and prosperous year for us all, right? I’d popped this theme into my blog calendar, as I’ve always done for my first post of the year, but as I sit here to write it, […]

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Review: Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay

Opening sentence: “My publishers remain very keen that neither they nor I go to prison as a result of my books.” For my festive read last year I went classic, reviewing Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie. For 2019 I’ve gone for something a little more contemporary, Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay. […]

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My 2019 Books of the Year

Looking through this list, I can’t help but think that this is a fantastic way to end the decade! Just reading these titles and remembering the stories gives me a warm buzz and makes me wish I had time to re-read right now (I don’t, my towering TBR is testament to that!) I have gone […]

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What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 13th November 2019

Oh, hello November’s WWW Wednesday post! This is a weekly meme hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. If you’re curious about what other people are reading right now too, join in! All you have to do is answer the three bookish questions below and pop your blog link on Sam’s weekly post […]

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Monthly Review: October 2019

Could it really be an October book review summary without one or two (mildly) spooky books in the mix? Alongside those books, I was lucky enough to take part in not one, but two blog tours this month, for (non-spooky) Brando’s Bride and The Glittering Hour (full reviews below). Very different books, the first was […]

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