Saturday Shelfie #7

Welcome bookish peeps to the Saturday Shelfie. A fortnightly space where I share all the books – any genre, any format – that I’ve added to my already overflowing shelves……….every book I have been buying, borrowing, requesting and downloading in the previous two weeks, while keeping posts easy and not hugely time-consuming because….. our shelves are full of books waiting to be read, right? Here’s what’s on my shelfie: Physical Books The Travelling … Continue reading Saturday Shelfie #7

The Rapid Fire Book Tag

Happy Tagging Thursday bookish peeps! Here’s what I’m hoping is a quick but fun tag that I found on Emma’s gorgeous blog The Bookworm Girl. Here goes: E-book or physical book? Physical…was there any doubt? Paperback or hardcover? Paperback always. Online or in-store book shopping? Definitely in-store….oh how I miss bookstores during this pandemic. Trilogy or series? Neither. Heroes or villains? Heroes, but especially reluctant … Continue reading The Rapid Fire Book Tag

Top 5 Tuesday – Books that made me laugh in 2019

Thanks to the lovely Shanah at Bionic Book Worm for yet another wonderful Top 5 Tuesday topic – Books that made me laugh. I’ve decided to add the 2019 bit because my memory is not what it once was and Goodreads, thankfully, has a list of all the books I read last year…making my whole life that much easier 😉 So here is my disclaimer… … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Books that made me laugh in 2019

The A to Z Challenge 2020…so far

2020 is my first year of doing challenges…beside the Goodreads Reading Challenge….and I’ve decided to do 3: 2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge….click here to read about my progress so far. Modern Mrs Darcy’s Reading Challenge and this… The A to Z Reading Challenge hosted by Ginger Mum & Company. Not usually someone who participates in challenges….mostly because I know I probably won’t remember to complete them….but … Continue reading The A to Z Challenge 2020…so far

Book Review: Look How Happy I’m Making You by Polly Rosenwaike

Title: Look How Happy I’m Making You Author: Polly Rosenwaike Publication: 19th March 2019 by Doubleday Books Genre: Short Stories Format: Paperback The Blurb from Goodreads: A candid, ultimately buoyant debut story collection about the realities of the “baby years,” whether you’re having one or not. The women in Polly Rosenwaike’s Look How Happy I’m Making You want to be mothers, or aren’t sure they want to … Continue reading Book Review: Look How Happy I’m Making You by Polly Rosenwaike

Book Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

Title: If I Never Met You Author: Mhairi McFarlane Publication: 24th March 2020 by William Morrow Genre: Women’s Fiction – Chick Lit Format: Audiobook The Blurb from Goodreads: If faking love is this easy… how do you know when it’s real? When her partner of over a decade suddenly ends things, Laurie is left reeling—not only because they work at the same law firm and … Continue reading Book Review: If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

Weekly bookish wrap up – 12/4/2020

Happy Easter Chocolate Egg Day!!!!! Hope you have all found a way to celebrate from a distance with your loved ones. We had our first family Zoom ‘meeting’ today…… a hilarious way to spend some quality time together and make sure eveyone is doing OK during isolation. How are you all coping with isolation? …or in my case, not being isolated when you would rather … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 12/4/2020

Book Review: Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

Title: Grown Ups Author: Marian Keyes Publication: 6th February 2020 by Michael Joseph Genre: Women’s Fiction – Chick Lit Format: eARC The Blurb from Goodreads: They’re a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together – birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they’re a happy family. … Continue reading Book Review: Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

The Prediction Book Tag

Happy Tagging Thursday bookish peeps! I love finding fantastic new tags that are just calling out to be done so I’ve decided to make Thursday all about the tags. The Prediction Book Tag, found on Jenna’s blog Bookmark Your Thoughts was created by Book Princess Reviews. A little bit of fortune telling…. you need to make a prediction for the following prompts: Next read: I’m … Continue reading The Prediction Book Tag