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
This week, my little brother got married. I should really say younger brother, he is much taller than me, I am a short arse. Anyway, he asked me to write … Continue Reading Love is…..
During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby … Continue Reading Book Review: Life after life by Kate Atkinson
Happy Friday, firstly, yes, I’ve had an unexpected hiatus. I haven’t posted in two weeks. In truth, I’ve struggled to find the time. My God, I had forgotten how busy … Continue Reading Talking books…mid year review
**Trigger warning – themes of child sexual abuse** I have never hated a character as much as I hated Strane. I wanted to smash his smug, manipulative, lecherous, perv face … Continue Reading Book Review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
Last week things were feeling a little bit stressy, talk of variants and potential rule changes had started to push me to the absolute limit and left me in a … Continue Reading The long awaited visit to my Grandma
Brother and sister Jamie and Tash have accidentally managed to time travel back to October 1984 and have broken it. They land on the day that Bob Geldof watched the … Continue Reading Book Review: Do they know it’s Christmas yet? by James Crookes
I’m going to get straight to the point here…..I could not put this book down. The End of Men is another strong contender for book of the year, it had … Continue Reading Book Review: The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird
So, tomorrow’s the day, after 14 months, hugging is okay again. Well, cautious hugging is okay. I’m not sure what a cautious hug is, there’s probably a guide somewhere. I … Continue Reading Let’s talk hugging
I hadn’t heard much about this memoir; it kept appearing on the front of my Kindle and I was intrigued enough to buy it. I quite like going into a … Continue Reading Book Review: I’m in Seattle, where are you? by Mortada Gzar