Bit of a misleading title, I haven’t been on stage performing, no one on this planet would pay their hard-earned cash to suffer through my singing voice. I went to … Continue Reading My return to live music
Slight weeklong hiatus, so let’s get cracking! How many of us heard or read the ‘cool girl’ rant in Gone Girl nodding with a wry smile? “Men always say that … Continue Reading Book Review: Pretending by Holly Bourne
Okay, I’m led to believe that this may be a controversial opinion….I liked this book, I didn’t love it. I’ve had The Fault in our Stars in my kindle for … Continue Reading Book Review: The Fault in our Stars by John Green
I have never read a book where the characters are so odious and yet, have been so intrigued to find out what happens to them. The Party is about the … Continue Reading Book Review: The Party by Elizabeth Day
It’s fair to say, I am desperate to plan a trip abroad. Scrap that, I have a trip planned out, I’ve got the guidebook and map. I’ve checked out flights, … Continue Reading Seven Days in Scotland
I’m starting with a confession it took me a long time to get into Dear Amy. I think I had serious book hangover after reading Songbirds, I still keep thinking … Continue Reading Book Review: Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan
Christy Lefteri broke my heart when I read The Beekeeper of Aleppo last summer. She’s broken my heart again this summer with Songbirds. In short Christy Lefteri makes me cry … Continue Reading Book Review: Songbirds by Christy Lefteri
The history of feminism in 11 fights…. Dear Difficult Women, The trail blazers. The angry women. The badly behaved women. The women who fought for the vote, wanted equal pay, … Continue Reading Book Review: Difficult Women by Helen Lewis
I was about to start this review by saying this isn’t my ‘usual read’, then I thought I don’t really have a usual read. I’m a mood reader. I don’t … Continue Reading Book Review: The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva
It’s official, Dorothy Koomson has never written a book I haven’t liked, granted there’s four on my Kindle that I need to read but I have complete faith in the … Continue Reading Book Review: I know what you’ve done by Dorothy Koomson
I have Bibliomania, hardly a ground-breaking revelation, after all, this entire blog started as a way for me to talk about books. I’ve always read. I’m often asked how I … Continue Reading Talking books….getting to grips with my TBR list….
I don’t think a book has ever surprised me more than Meet Me In Another Life. I could have written multiple predictions about what I thought this book would be … Continue Reading Book Review: Meet me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey
Back in March, I wrote about some of my experiences of being a woman. There was nothing out of the ordinary about those experiences, daily harassment, unwanted attention from strangers … Continue Reading A woman’s world part two….
My god this book melted my heart. It broke through my stony exterior and made my eyes leak. I blubbed, I blubbed a lot and I loved it. In a … Continue Reading Book Review: The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin
I’m going to be 36. At times I find that baffling. Most days I don’t feel like I’m in mid 30s, most days I could swear I’m still in my … Continue Reading 36 things I’d tell my younger self
Ah, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo surprised me, a lot. This book was nothing at all like what expected. I have a feeling this is going to be a … Continue Reading Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid