This Autumn I set myself a challenge to read some spooky books to get into the spirit of the season. And since we’re quickly racing towards December and the festivities, I guess I better wrap up the challenge and let … Continue reading Spooky season reading round up
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is my favourite time of year. There is so much to do in the city that by the end of the month you’re completely burnt out – which is self-inflicted but I wouldn’t have it any … Continue reading My Fringe binge and festival faves
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!
My confidence in these pieces grew year on year, and I think of this wee dramatic trilogy, this one is my favourite. I was studying The Great Gatsby for the textual analysis part of my Higher English course in S5 … Continue reading Colour in the Valley | High School English Portfolio #2
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