Month: June 2015

Top Ten Tuesday #21: Books I’ve Read In 2015 So Far

Top Ten Tuesday #21: Books I’ve Read In 2015 So Far

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. If you’d like to participate too, see here. This week the topic is…   Top 10 Books I’ve Read So Far In 2015 I’ve read some cracking books so far in 2015 so here are ten of them, in no particular order. […]

Posted June 30, 2015


It’s Independent Bookshop Week!

It’s Independent Bookshop Week!

I should perhaps have posted this earlier in the week… oops. So it’s Independent Bookshop Week this week. A week where we celebrate and support independent booksellers across the country. Last year I shared with you one of my favourite bookshops (see here), The New Bookshop in Cockermouth. My in-laws live in Cockermouth and I […]

Posted June 25, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #20: Favourite TTT Topics

Top Ten Tuesday #20: Favourite TTT Topics

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. If you’d like to participate too, see here. This week the lovely ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish are celebrating FIVE YEARS of Top Ten Tuesday with the topic…   10 3 Favourite Top Ten Topics We’ve Ever Done Now, […]

Posted June 23, 2015


Kindle Kandy #1

Kindle Kandy #1

Suzi over at The Book Dame hosts a weekly feature called Kindle Kandy. The idea is that we scan our bookshelves and ereaders for books we own but haven’t yet read.   My TTT this week was all books on my shelves that I haven’t read, but I didn’t think to look at my Kindle. So, […]

Posted June 19, 2015


Review: Uprooted

Review: Uprooted

  Ok, let me first say… this cover – GORGEOUS! It’s the UK edition, designed by crush.co.uk, and personally I think it’s perfect! What’s more, the story within the pages of this gorgeous book is just as perfect as the cover! This is a beautiful work of fantasy that combines magic, fairy tales and a […]

Posted June 18, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #19: My Summer TBR

Top Ten Tuesday #19: My Summer TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. If you’d like to participate too, see here. This week the topic is…   10 Books On My TBR For Summer 2015 Ok so I’ve actually only read half of the books I put on my Spring TBR. The thing is I […]

Posted June 16, 2015


Review: The Bone Clocks

Review: The Bone Clocks

  The Bone Clocks is a book that spans over 60 years. Each chapter deals with a different character, at a different time. These characters are seemingly unrelated at first, until it becomes apparent that Holly Sykes is a common thread throughout. Now let me say that this was my first experience of David Mitchell’s […]

Posted June 11, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #18: Most Anticipated Releases For 2015

Top Ten Tuesday #18: Most Anticipated Releases For 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. If you’d like to participate too, see here. This week the topic is…   10 Most Anticipated Releases For The Rest of 2015   Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone, June 2015 – I don’t think this is being published in the […]

Posted June 9, 2015