Bookshelf

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

Book Review: Women in Battle

Despite it being labelled as a book for children, Women in Battle caught my eye not only because of its stunning illustrated cover, but for its concept.  Books to empower women are everywhere right now, and most bookshops I’ve been into recently have a wall of female writers talking about…

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Clearing the TBR and Starting Afresh

Clearing the TBR and Starting Afresh

My to-be-read pile is gone.  The slate is wiped clean, and if I’m honest, it is about time. Working full time is a … View Post
First Lines Friday: 17th August

First Lines Friday: 17th August

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: In the Mouth of the Wolf by Michael Morpurgo

Book Review: In the Mouth of the Wolf by Michael Morpurgo

In the Mouth of the Wolf first caught my eye at work when I was reading Thornhill, a time when I was particularly interested … View Post
First Lines Friday: 6th July

First Lines Friday: 6th July

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: I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1

Book Review: I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1

So, I’ve just finished I Hate Fairyland and it was… interesting.  The story is about Gertrude, a little girl who is taken to … View Post
Book Review: From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Book Review: From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Before reading her latest book, I was already a huge fan of Caitlin Doughty from her 2014 debut, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, and her … View Post