Review: What Happens Now? by Sophia Money-Coutts

Opening sentence: “I wasn’t sure I had enough wee for the stick.” What Happens Now? by Sophia Money-Coutts is – wait. Before I talk any further about the book, I know what you’re thinking: ‘Is that the author’s real name? Surely not?’ I know because I had that exact thought, but it turns out, yes, it is […]

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What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 14th August 2019

Welcome to my August WWW Wednesday. This is a weekly meme (I do it monthly though) 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 […]

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My Top 5 Books of 2019… So Far…

It’s just over halfway through the year already and this throws up a mix of feelings: Will I be sitting here in a few months time wondering how it’s NYE again and will I have any regrets / successes to ponder? And, of course, that panic that I now only have 5 more months to […]

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Review: The Rapture by Claire McGlasson

Opening sentence: “A devil had flown in through Her bedroom window.” So, this book has a truly fascinating real-life backstory: In 1919, Mabel Barltrop (aka Octavia) founded the Panacea Society, a religious group of mainly older, widowed middle-class women who believed that Octavia was the eighth prophet and daughter of God. The society’s base is […]

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What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 17th July 2019

It’s July WWW Wednesday time! This is a weekly meme (I do it monthly though) 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 […]

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Review: An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield

Opening sentence: ‘The windows of a spaceship casually frame miracles.’ With this evocative opening sentence, Chris Hadfield begins his unique story. He was an astronaut for 21 years and has been into space three times; the final time for five months aboard the International Space Station, starting in December 2012. Space travel is something that […]

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Monthly Review: June 2019

An excellent real-life story, a little romance, a look into the world of mummy bloggers and three very different thrillers made up my kind-of-eclectic June reading: My June Reviews… / Snap by Belinda Bauer / The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright / Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams / Educated by Tara Westover / Codename […]

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