I find true crime stories fascinating for many reasons, and there are enough screwed up people in the world to have produced loads stories to find out about. I will preface this now by saying that I do not enjoy … Continue reading The fascination with true crime
I just finished reading Meg Jay’s book called 20: The Defining Decade where she aims to explain why our twenties matter and how to make the most of that time of your life. I will say that I didn’t particularly … Continue reading Making the most of your twenties
We’re just over half way through the year and I’ve completed my totally achievable, way too easy Goodreads challenge of reading 12 books in 2017. And while I bump up my goal to read even more in the second half … Continue reading Mid-year reading round up
Okay, so I took a detour from the endeavour to inhale as much of the fiction that-you-should’ve-read-by-now and read what is possibly my first non-fiction novel for fun. Initially maybe a little strange because it’s something I’m not used to … Continue reading Book review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Regulars by Georgia Clark was such a breath of fresh air. A nice gripping but light read to follow my arduous struggle with Go Set A Watchman, but enough about that. The book came into my periphery after wonderful YouTuber/novelist/musical … Continue reading Book Review: The Regulars by Georgia Clark
When it comes to asking me what I’d like for Christmas, you generally can’t go wrong with a book. Especially if, like my mother, you make your selection based on my Goodreads list. Christmas 2016 is now to be known … Continue reading Christmas Book Haul!
Room by Emma Donoghue is such an incredible and compelling story and a really great read. Initially, it takes a wee minute to warm up to because of the syntax of our narrator Jack and for the action to start … Continue reading Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue
So the story of how I discovered this bookshop all begins with, funnily enough, a book. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George is a read that I could not recommend enough. I read it last summer and it is honestly the … Continue reading Word on the Water | The best bookshop ever