2018, Book goals, book tag, discussion, Uncategorized

New Year #BookTag – Hello 2018!

I saw this tag over at both Katherine @ BibliomaniacUK  and CleopatraLovesBooks and thought it was a great 1st January post to share my reading hopes and goals this year. I did plan to post it earlier, but taxi-ing kids to and from their social activities and dinner and a couple of drinks with the parents… Continue reading New Year #BookTag – Hello 2018!

discussion, Uncategorized, weekly wrap up

Weekly Wrap Up – 20th August 2017

I can hardly believe it but here I am, four weeks of my six weeks off work over. It seems an awfully long time ago since I waved my daughter off for a week at Guides camp right at the beginning, yet on the other hand that list of must do jobs around the house… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up – 20th August 2017

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WWW Wednesday – 16th August 2017

WWW Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Taking On A World Of Words to record and share our weekly reading. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?   Currently Reading    What if your perfect home turned out to… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 16th August 2017

bloggers, Books, discussion, tag

Rapid Fire Book Tag

Thanks to the lovely Dee of Noveldeelights.com for tagging me in the rapid fire book tag! I've seen these about and thought they looked fun, so I'm pleased to have a go myself. So here we go ...Ebooks or physical books?I still prefer physical, nothing beats the feel of a new book. But I read both… Continue reading Rapid Fire Book Tag

blogger issues, bloggers, book reviews, discussion, ratings

Discussion: Reviews and Ratings – Why I’m Mainly Taking The Positive Approach

I've been thinking about writing this post for a while, kind of a discussion/explanation of my approach to reviewing books and in particular less favorable or negative reviews. Then last night I noticed an email in my junk box from an author, whose book I'd reviewed on Amazon and had mainly liked, but had a… Continue reading Discussion: Reviews and Ratings – Why I’m Mainly Taking The Positive Approach

Alice Feeney, Blog Tour, book of the month, discussion, Monthly re-cap, Monthly Recap

Looking Back At March and Forward To April 2017

So, spring has sprung finally and in true British style, last week we had snow one day followed by beautiful, warm sunshine just a couple of days later. I went from woolly coat to t-shirt in 48 hours! I did manage to get some control over my overgrown garden and have been spring cleaning indoors… Continue reading Looking Back At March and Forward To April 2017

Adult Fiction, Cathy Hopkins, discussion, Julie Cohen, On My Wishlist, Susan Elliot Wright

On My Wishlist …

Like any book addict, my wishlist is huge and constantly being added to. I don't always get to buy the books on it straightaway, or sometimes I'm waiting for them to be released. This week, I've added these two books thanks to wonderful reviews from fellow bloggers.Kicking The Bucket List by Cathy HopkinsThe stunning debut… Continue reading On My Wishlist …