Little Bandaged Days by Kyra Wilder

Little Bandaged Days Kyra Wilder Book Review

Opening sentence: “It wasn’t true, what my mother said, when I called to show her the apartment, about the light.” Reading this book stressed me out. I mean that in both a good and bad way. Good in the sense that if I have a real, solid reaction to a book then it’s connected with […]

Read More

Blog Tour: Pine by Francine Toon

Opening sentence: “They are driving out for guising when they see her.” Welcome to my stop on the Pine blog tour! Written by Francine Toon, this is an atmospheric little gem that keeps you guessing until the end. It is an addictive blend of the Gothic and crime fiction genres – two of my favourites […]

Read More

What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 15th January 2020

Hello from my inaugural WWW Wednesday post of 2020! 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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

My 2020 Reading Goals?

2020-reading-shelves-books

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, […]

Read More

My 2019 Bookish Review

My usual monthly review has had a yearly twist for December. For my last post of the decade (feels very weird writing that…) I’d like to take a little look through my reading over the last year and see what I’ve enjoyed and discovered. I spoke about my 2019 Books of the Year over in […]

Read More

Jolabokaflod: The Icelandic Christmas Eve Book Flood Tradition

Happy Christmas Eve! Or should I say, Happy jólabókaflóð Day! In many ways I prefer today to tomorrow, there’s a sort of anti-climatic feeling that starts to creep in on Christmas Day, the dawning reality that the weeks of anticipation and general joyful cheer are now over. So that means I always hold a special […]

Read More