It’s fair to say my backlist didn’t fair too well last year. The majority of my 2022 reads were new releases or books I’d bought. I didn’t even attempt to … Continue Reading 2023 Beat the Backlist Reading Challenge….
So, I didn’t hit my 52 books target this year, for the second year running. I was a fair way off. I’m surprised by that; I’ve spent an obscene amount … Continue Reading 2022 in books (my favourites)
Firstly, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, managed to relax and spend time with your loved ones. I’m using that weird lull in between Christmas and New Year … Continue Reading Book Review: The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom
What do you do when you’re 11 and your best friend – the Rolls bloody Royce of best friends – dies suddenly? This is what Norman Foreman’s facing when we … Continue Reading Book Review: The funny thing about Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson
My pledge to catch up on book reviews is not exactly going well, in fact I’ve fallen further behind, so I’d better crack on before I forget what each book … Continue Reading Book review| Ten Years by Pernille Hughes
I’ve just put this book down and HAD to write about it immediately. The Measure by Nikki Erlick is one of the most life affirming, poignant, thought-provoking books I have ever … Continue Reading Book Review: The Measure by Nikki Erlick
I’m not sure how I came across this book or what drew me to it, I think it was someone else’s review on here. If that’s you, thank you for … Continue Reading Notes on an execution by Danya Kukafka |book review
Firstly, could Sally Page have had any another job? Of course, Sally Page was going to be a writer, I love cases of nominative determinism like this. It’s a couple of hours … Continue Reading The Keeper of Stories by Sally Page | Review
SPOILER FREE Grab a tube of Pringles (salt and vinegar preferably) settle down and let me tell you all about Impossible by Sarah Lotz. There’s been a lot of hype … Continue Reading Impossible by Sarah Lotz |Review
This was my first foray into Colleen Hoover’s work and, while I liked Reminders of him, I wasn’t blown away and was kind of left with a sense of “well, … Continue Reading Book review: Reminders of him by Colleen Hoover
I’m back after a slight hiatus. Ah, A terrible kindness by Jo Browning Wroe is another example of social media advertising working exceptionally well. Book adverts appearing on my Facebook timeline, are … Continue Reading Book Review: A terrible kindness by Jo Browning Wroe
Sorrow and Bliss is a book that everyone seemed to read last year, I bought it myself when it was released, I’ve only just read it….this is just who I … Continue Reading Book Review: Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason
I got through six books this month, helped mostly by the fact I had an extra week off at the beginning of the year. I’d highly recommend it, I took … Continue Reading January in books….
I’ve been back to the eighties, and it was great! I should probably explain that statement in further detail. Last year I read “Do they know it’s Christmas yet?” by … Continue Reading Book Review: Did they steal a million yet? by James Crookes
I did warn you to expect some more Mitch Albom books on this blog and well, two weeks on here we are. I read a review on here about The … Continue Reading Book Review: The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom