Month: October 2015

Review: The Few

Review: The Few

I recently realised that I don’t read enough work by Scottish authors. So, in a bid to rectify this, I read The Few by award winning Scottish writer Cathy McSporran. Her publisher Freight Books (who are Glasgow-based) kindly sent me a copy of this, her second novel and the first book in a new series. The […]

Posted October 23, 2015


Top Ten Tuesday #34: 10 Bookish Wishes

Top Ten Tuesday #34: 10 Bookish Wishes

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 Wishes I’d Ask A Book Genie To Grant Me MAKE George R R Martin finish Winds of Winter, I’ve been waiting for YEARS! This could be combined […]

Posted October 20, 2015


The Pledge Box Set Release Celebration

The Pledge Box Set Release Celebration

The Pledge Box Set Release Celebration October 20th, 2015 ABOUT THE BOOK THE PLEDGE TRILOGY BOX SET Author: Kimberly Derting Release Date: October 20th, 2015 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry SYNOPSIS: The complete Pledge trilogy, a dark and romantic blend of dystopia and fantasy, is now available in a collectible paperback boxed set. In The Pledge, seventeen-year-old […]

Posted October 20, 2015


Book Bargains #1

Book Bargains #1

I was doing a spot of online book browsing (which naturally ended up with online book buying) and found some absolute bargains so I thought I’d share them with you. Not only are these books £1.99 each but they are also in the 6 for £10 deal too! Also, for today only there is a […]

Posted October 14, 2015


Desert Island Reads with #BAMB

Desert Island Reads with #BAMB

Yesterday I posted about this year’s BOOKS ARE MY BAG campaign, running this Thursday (8th) until Saturday (10th). I also decided to try and complete their #desertislandreads challenge this week. I won’t lie, it was tough. I realised that so many of my absolute favourite books are actually series and I’m pretty sure that’s cheating, […]

Posted October 6, 2015


BOOKS ARE MY BAG Is Back!

BOOKS ARE MY BAG Is Back!

It’s that glorious time of year again. BOOKS ARE MY BAG is back! It’s time to celebrate books and bookshops, and a great excuse to treat yourself to a new book… or five. Bookshops across the country will be joining in the Books Are My Bag festivities from Thursday 8th October – Saturday 10th October. So make sure […]

Posted October 5, 2015


Buy British Day: Some Of Our Favourites

Buy British Day: Some Of Our Favourites

Today (the 3rd of October) is the second annual Buy British Day. So I thought I’d share some of the British products our family loves! First things first, Tobermory Chocolates. Full disclosure, as always, let me say that this company is owned by my friend’s family. Regardless of this fact, I love their chocolates!! Handmade, […]

Posted October 3, 2015


Buy Books For Syria

Buy Books For Syria

I’m sure that you’ve already seen this all over social media, but I wanted to put this wee post up in case you’ve missed it. Waterstones have teamed up with the publishing industry to raise £1 million for Syrian refugees. Their campaign Buy Books for Syria launches today. Pop into their stores from today (1st […]

Posted October 1, 2015