Book Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

My Rating: 5/5 The Blurb: Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie died in a car accident. So now it’s just Lydia, and all she wants to do is hide indoors and sob until her eyes fall out. But Lydia knows that … Continue reading Book Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

Book Review: The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: This is the story of a family who didn’t fit in…. Jess thomas is struggling. With two jobs, two children and no one to rely on it’s all she can do to keep her fractured little family together. So when Ed Nicholls, a virtual stranger, suddenly offers to help in her hour of need, it’s not easy for Jess to … Continue reading Book Review: The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

Goodreads Monday -17/2/2020

Goodreads Monday is a really simple weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners where you choose a book at random from your Goodreads TBR and explain why you want to read it. This week’s pick is: The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman Lilian Girvan has been a single mother for three years ever since her husband died in a car accident. One mental … Continue reading Goodreads Monday -17/2/2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 16/2/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps!!! Hope you’ve had a wonderfully bookish week full of reading and writing. I’ve been writing lots but none of it fun stuff…..lots of study; trying to finish my Diploma by March……and a full afternoon of emails, budgeting and general household organisational stuff. I’ve even begun to create my own spreadsheets to track my books and reading; getting my son to remind … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 16/2/2020

Top 5 Tuesday – Top 5 Books that exceeded my expectations

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely Shanah at Bionic Book Worm. This week’s topic is the Top 5 Books that exceeded my expectations. Oh so many books could fit into this category. Since I’ve gotten back into reading I have been positively blown away by so many novels that I picked up on a whim….or because Bookstagram made me do … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Top 5 Books that exceeded my expectations

Goodreads Monday -10/2/2020

Goodreads Monday is a really simple weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners where you choose a book at random from your Goodreads TBR and explain why you want to read it. This week’s pick is: The Likely Resolutions of Oliver Clock by Jane Riley His life is perfectly regimented. Is there really room for something as unpredictable as love? Oliver Clock has everything arranged … Continue reading Goodreads Monday -10/2/2020