Top 10 Tuesday – The 10 prettiest covers on my shelf

Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s topic is a ‘freebie’ topic with the theme Book Cover. So I wanted to share the 10 prettiest book covers on my shelf. The Starless Sea – Erin … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday – The 10 prettiest covers on my shelf

Top 5 Tuesday – Top 5 Anticipated Books for 2020

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely Shanah at Bionic Book Worm. This week’s topic is the Top 5 Anticipated Books for 2020. There are so many books I’m longing to read but here’s 5 on my TBR list that haven’t even been released yet. The Switch – Beth O’Leary…ever since I read The Flatshare I have been anticipating the release … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Top 5 Anticipated Books for 2020

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Hey bookish peeps!! I was nominated by the ever so lovely Emer @ A Little Haze Book Blog for the Sunshine Blogger Award….my first nomination for anything ever!!! Thank you so much Emer for thinking of me x What is the Sunshine Blogger Award? The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring while spreading sunshine to the blogging community. … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

Weekly bookish wrap up – 25/1/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps!!! While it’s not quite the end of the weekend…..with the Australia Day Public Holiday….it’s time to wrap up the bookish week. How has your week been? Today, I ticked off my one of my January goals; reaching 100 followers….WOW!!! I am so grateful to everyone who has followed my blog, liked my posts and taken the time to comment. Thank you … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 25/1/2020

Book Review: A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler

My Rating: 5/5 The Blurb: In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son. Xavier is headed to college in the fall, and after years of single parenting, Valerie is facing the prospect of an empty nest. All is well until the Whitmans move in next door―an apparently traditional family … Continue reading Book Review: A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler

Saturday Shelfie #1

Welcome bookish peeps to the inaugural Saturday Shelfie. I’ve been wanting to start my own meme for a while, and what better time to start something new than at the beginning of a new year/decade. Keeping it easy and not hugely time-consuming…because our shelves are full of books waiting to be read….right?….I wanted to create a fortnightly space where we can share all the books … Continue reading Saturday Shelfie #1

First Impression Friday – The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Here’s a little Friday something called First Impression Friday hosted by J W Martin. First Impression Friday is a meme where you talk about a book that you have JUST STARTED! Maybe you’re only a chapter or two in, maybe a little further. Based on this sampling, give a few impressions and predict what you’ll think by the end. The Blurb: Zachary Ezra Rawlins is … Continue reading First Impression Friday – The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Book Review: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon’s two families—the public one and the secret one. … Continue reading Book Review: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones