Top 100 books to read in a lifetime… my thoughts, part 6

Several weeks ago 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 … Continue reading Top 100 books to read in a lifetime… my thoughts, part 6

Authors I am waiting on another book from

Beth at Divine World of Books post this post on her own blog, and I loved the idea of it so much, I've stolen it! Today I wanted to revisit some authors who I absolutely loved books from, and am now just impatiently waiting on new books from! There are so many authors I've read over … Continue reading Authors I am waiting on another book from

Review: Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien

Synopsis:Ann Burden has been living alone in a valley for over a year - until Loomis, a scientist in a radiation-proof suit, arrives. She hopes they will be companions but his behaviour towards her becomes increasingly threatening as he attacks her and then cuts off her food supply and tries to bring her under his … Continue reading Review: Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien

My favourite books of 2018 so far

OK, so I know we're a little further than halfway through the year now, but I think it's still OK for me to do this post, right? Plus, Krystin kind of tagged me in the official "Mid Year Freak Out Tag" so it's just like I'm doing a cheat version of that. My reading year … Continue reading My favourite books of 2018 so far

The BookBum Club: July Theme

It's a new month, so it's a new theme! I'm currently away on holiday, but the theme I've picked fits in with the books I've taken away with me - I confess, it's a fixed theme this month! It's an easy one though, so you should all hopefully be able to join in! ... Also, … Continue reading The BookBum Club: July Theme

Films I wish were books

  Ages ago I read a fantastic post by Nicole at What a Different a Word Makes where she talked about movies she wished were books, and I thought that was a great idea! So, I've nicked it and made my own version! Obviously, being the reader that I am, I've chosen a mix of horror … Continue reading Films I wish were books

DNF Review: The Recipient by Dean Mayes

Synopsis: Casey Schillinge is a vivacious young woman on the verge of making her mark on the world. While backpacking, she is struck down by a tropical disease and suffers cardiac failure. But at the eleventh hour, Casey receives a life-saving heart transplant - and a rare second chance to begin again. Three years later, … Continue reading DNF Review: The Recipient by Dean Mayes