Weekly bookish wrap up – 8/9/2019

A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week – the books I’ve read; the books I’m currently reading and anything else remotely bookish and worth sharing. A simple post to check in with bookish friends and hear about their bookish week.

Happy first week of Spring….I hope you’ve had a wonderfully bookish week. I have had lots of bookish fun including a trip to the shops to spend some of my birthday money. Yay!!! New books!!

Here’s a little snap of my purchases:

I’ve seen lots of hype about these titles; particularly Evvie Drake Starts Over. If I’m honest I just love the cover….so pretty. Anyone read it? What did you think? I can’t wait to start reading. But first I need to finish what I am already reading:

Currently reading:

Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty – I’m finding this a little hard to get into but I am assured by my bookish friends that it is totally worth it. Hopefully…fingers crossed.

It’s Not me It’s You by Mhairi McFarlane – listening to this on Audible and absolutely loving it. Mhairi and I have very similar senses of humour making her books so much fun. After finishing Don’t You Forget About Me just last week I couldn’t help but download another of her hilarious novels. A new fave author? I think YES!

Books read:

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate 5/5 – Such a beautifully written, deeply moving and powerful piece of historical fiction. Highly recommend if you love historical fiction…. and even if you don’t. Click for full review.

The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth 4/5 – A domestic drama brilliantly written from the multiple POV of Essie, Fran and Ange; three women who from the outside look like they have it all together but behind closed doors are living complicated lives. Exploring the secrets we keep and the lies we tell, love, forgiveness and family ties, this book feels just like people watching.

Bookish posts:

Slowly getting back into blogging and actually managed to write 2 whole blogposts:

August Reads 2019

Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Happy reading!