Bookshelf

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

A Reading Round-Up

Remember when I set myself a goal to read 100 books in 2018?  Ha ha ha!  Though I didn’t quite manage 100 books, I still read some fantastic fiction this year, and a few non-fiction books that really pushed my opinions on things. Here’s what I read in 2018: From…

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Book Review: Women in Battle

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 … View Post
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