“We lose ourselves in books, we find ourselves there too."

Birthday Book Haul

Heeey, On 17th May it was my birthday! I know, it was ages ago now but I’ve been busy! And whilst it was another that I didn’t do anything for, I was surrounded by books in gift form! So here’s my birthday book haul: Blood Orange Blurb: Alison has it all. A doting husband, adorable …

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Les Misérables – Heroes and Villains

Hello all, After reading Les Misérables, I felt that I had an opinion on who the true villain of the tale was. I had watched the film previous to reading this and my opinion definitely changed. I was intrigued to see what other opinions were. So over the past few weeks I have been compiling …

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2020: A Bookish Summary

“I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.” HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! I hope you are all staying safe and feeling hopeful for the year ahead. But to begin with…let’s look back on the year that was 2020…in a bookish way! I read 28 books out …

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Christmas Book Haul

Hello everyone, Merry Christmas! I hope you all had a lovely one despite the goings on in the world around us! So with Christmas, comes presents and for bookworms like myself; this normally entails a lot of books! Books that I definitely don’t have room for! Anyway, I thought I’d share my bookish Christmas haul …

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Lockdown 2.0

Hello everyone, It’s been a little while since I was last on the blog part of my site. How have you all been? As we enter Lockdown 2.0 in England, let’s take a look at what I’ve been up to since the last lockdown and what I’ll be doing during this upcoming lockdown. •Work – …

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Birthday Book Haul

Hello everyone, So last week was my birthday, I’m now 25 years old! But I got a good little birthday book haul for my birthday despite being in lockdown and thought I’d share it with you! Louisa May Alcott – Little Women Blurb: Set against the backdrop of the American civil war, the story begins …

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Corona Blog Post

Hello everyone, Here we are, week 7, nearly week 8 of isolation (in the UK) – how are we all doing? I know that we’re probably all struggling in some way or another and I want you all to know that I’m here for you. Some of you may still be working like myself, I’m …

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Jan-March Summary of Reads 2020

Hello all, I thought I hadn’t posted a blog post in a while so I thought I’d summarise the first quarter of the year in books! So as many of you know, I set myself the challenge of reading 26 books this year – Challenge 2020. So let’s see how far I’ve gotten shall we? …

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Top Reads of 2019

Hello all, Whilst I’m well aware that January 2020 is well under way and drawing to a close, Chinese New Year is just around the corner so I thought I’d take the opportunity to write about my top reads from 2019! I know I splurged a lot of stats in the 2019 review but this …

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2019 in review

Hello all, Sorry I’m late, I hope you all had a wonderful new year and have some fun resolutions! Mine is to see my friends more! What’s yours? So here I am going to review my 2019 in books! In 2019, I read 29 books. I’m quite disappointed with this really, I was no where …

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The Mister

Hello all, Something a bit different and a little bit spicy for this review! If you are of a delicate disposition then turn away now. You have been warned… Maxim Trevelyan has it all. Good looking, aristocratic connections and all the money in the world. Not to mention estates around the UK, too many cars …

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Damaged

Happy September everyone! I know, I’m back so soon! But I can confirm I am out of my reading slump and I finished this book in 2/3 days and my goodness it’s a good one so please continue reading! “How sharper than a serpent’s toon it is to have a thankless child.” William Shakespeare (1564-1616), …

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Still Life

Hello everyone, “Two people pulling each other into Salvation is the only theme I find worthwhile.” E.M. Forster, Commonplace Book Sorry for the delay in posting, this book has taken me nearly a month to read! Part of the reason is that it’s a big book (400+ pages) but another reason is that I’ve had …

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The Thursday Murder Club

Hello all, Another review for you all and then I’ll finally be up to date with reviews…for now! I’ve been wanting to read this book for a while and a close friend of mine lent me his copy so here’s my review of The Thursday Murder Club. “The sun is up, the skies are blue …

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The Bat

Hello everyone, I finished this book at the start of July but I’ve been a bit behind with my reviews as my Goodreads will surely notice. But I’m slowly but surely getting there! The first I had heard of Jo Nesbo was when I saw the trailer for the film, The Snowman and saw it …

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A Forest in the Clouds

Well hello again everyone, I’ve been so far behind on book reviews and blog posts that I think I’m nearly up together again…for now! So what have I got for you today? Well remember Woman in the Mists? A book written by Farley Mowat about Dian Fossey. Well this book is also about Dian Fossey …

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The Taming of the Queen

Hello everyone, Those of you in the UK know that a new tv series has started airing featuring Jodie Turner-Smith as Anne Boleyn and details her last months as Queen. Now I love history – I’m honestly a nerd in every sense of the word and I have no shame! So whilst watching this tv …

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Grown Ups

Hello all, So it was my birthday last month and it reminded me that I hadn’t read a book that was given to me by someone very special for my birthday last year! So what better time than to read it now? For my goodreads followers, you all know that I actually finished this book …

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The Empty Couple

Hello everyone, So the author of The Empty Couple contacted me and asked if I’d review his book in exchange for an honest review. Of course I accepted and it wasn’t what I was expecting at all! Ruth and her boyfriend Michael seem to have it all their own way. Ruth is a successful lawyer. …

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Birthday Book Haul

Heeey, On 17th May it was my birthday! I know, it was ages ago now but I’ve been busy! And whilst it was another that I didn’t do anything for, I was surrounded by books in gift form! So here’s my birthday book haul: Blood Orange Blurb: Alison has it all. A doting husband, adorable …

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