Bookshelf

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
– Stephen King

First Lines Friday: 8th May

Happy May Bank Holiday, everyone! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to…

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Book Review: Glass Town

Book Review: Glass Town

I had a bit of an unusual reading experience with Glass Town.  I bought it on impulse when I spied it in Waterstones recently, … View Post
Book Review: Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come

Book Review: Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come

I first heard about Jessica Pan’s book just recently, when she spoke to Emma Gannon on one of my favourite podcasts, Ctrl Alt … View Post
Joining the 2020 Pondathon

Joining the 2020 Pondathon

Even though I banished my TBR in 2018, I need a bit of a distraction for my upcoming op, and The Quiet Pond’s Pondathon … View Post
First Lines Friday: 3rd January

First Lines Friday: 3rd January

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post
Book Review: Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

Book Review: Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

I recently read Wed Wabbit with my book club, and I have to say that it made me question why I don’t pick … View Post
Book Review: Poppy Field by Michael Morpurgo

Book Review: Poppy Field by Michael Morpurgo

Poppy Field is an illustrated work of fiction by the famous Michael Morpurgo celebrating the significance of the poppy for a French family across … View Post