Books I HAVE TO read in 2018 a.k.a my TBR for the year

I'm sure most bookworms can relate, but I have an awful lot of novels that I've bought and then never read! And I'm not talking about bought a month ago, I'm talkng bought a year, maybe 2 years, ago! Why do we do it? Why aren't we able to resist a good book deal when … Continue reading Books I HAVE TO read in 2018 a.k.a my TBR for the year

Friday Finds | 16th February

I'm usually good at only adding 3 books to my TBR over two weeks, but I've added 5 this time! There's just so many books I want to read. Synopsis: Teenager Susan Garth was “a clean-talking sweet little girl” of high school age before she started having “fits”—a sudden aversion to churches and a newfound … Continue reading Friday Finds | 16th February

Review: The Dumb House by John Burnside

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: As a child, Luke’s mother often tells him the story of the Dumb House, an experiment on newborn babies raised in silence, designed to test the innateness of language. As Luke grows up, his interest in language and the delicate balance of life and death leads to amateur dissections of small animals – … Continue reading Review: The Dumb House by John Burnside

What have I got on pre-order?

Today I wanted to show you my out of control pre-order list! I've been talking about pre-orders quite a lot on my blog recently... I think I've just re-discovered my love for them! So apparently, I've been on a bit of a pre-order rampage recently. When I looked in my "open orders" section on Amazon … Continue reading What have I got on pre-order?

Netgalley picks of the week | 5th – 12th February

Hello everyone! Here is my latest Netgalley picks blog post. Happy Monday everyone! Last week I managed to get this post to you on the correct day, this week I actually created it a day early! I'm coming on in leaps and bounds. {CLICK ON THE PICTURES TO BE TAKEN TO THE NETGALLEY PAGE} Title: The … Continue reading Netgalley picks of the week | 5th – 12th February

Top 100 books to read in a lifetime… my thoughts, part 2

Last week I started this 10 part blog series where I go through one of those predictable "top 100 books to read in your lifetime" and give my two-cents about the books on the list. I found this top 100 list on AbeBooks, and I chose it because I thought it was that little bit … Continue reading Top 100 books to read in a lifetime… my thoughts, part 2