Month: August 2015

Where To Find Signed Copies Online

Where To Find Signed Copies Online

Being housebound, I don’t get to any author events or book signings. Like many bookworms though I like to get my paws on signed copies of books by my favourite authors. So today I thought I’d share with you the places I check regularly online for new signed copies. These are all UK based stores, […]

Posted August 29, 2015


Free Audible Download – The Jungle Book

Free Audible Download – The Jungle Book

Just a quick post today to let you know that The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories is currently FREE on Audible! I recently posted about my current obsession with Audible’s Daily Deals, well this is possibly the best deal of the lot! This version is read by numerous narrators including Richard E. Grant and Bill […]

Posted August 27, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #29: Non-Fiction 101

Top Ten Tuesday #29: Non-Fiction 101

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 That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught… Non-Fiction 101 It took me a wee while to decide what to do this week. In […]

Posted August 25, 2015


Gift Wrap for Books

Gift Wrap for Books

I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in this…I love to give books as gifts! I put a lot of thought into what books my friends and family would like, and genuinely can’t wait to hear their thoughts upon reading them. The thing is though, when you give someone a book as a gift, they know […]

Posted August 22, 2015


Review: Robin Hood: Demon’s Bane – Mark of the Black Arrow

Review: Robin Hood: Demon’s Bane – Mark of the Black Arrow

  First things first, prior to reading this book my knowledge of Robin Hood was purely from films and tv programs (anyone else remember Maid Marion & Her Merry Men from CBBC? I loved that show!). So while I know the general story of Robin Hood, it’s more than likely that my knowledge is heavily […]

Posted August 20, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #28: My Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday #28: My Auto-Buy Authors

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 5 Of My Auto-Buy Authors I’ve been really strict this week and only selected authors whose new books I’d buy even without knowing anything about them.     […]

Posted August 18, 2015


Audible Daily Deals!

Audible Daily Deals!

I think I might be the last person to find out about Audible Daily Deals. However, I thought I’d share on the off-chance that any of you have missed out on it too. I’ve long been checking the Kindle daily deals section on Amazon and have snagged a couple of bargains on there. However I […]

Posted August 16, 2015


Review: Hover

Review: Hover

  Many of you will know that I have a degree in engineering. I worked as an engineer prior to becoming ill, and I used to do a bit of motorsport too. I love to read stories of women breaking the boundaries in a generally male dominated working environment. So when I won a copy […]

Posted August 13, 2015