Weekly bookish wrap up – 21/6/2019

A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week – the books I’ve read; the books I purchased; 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. This week,…

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5 star reads of 2019

I recently posted my #fivestarstack on Instagram and thought I would like to share with you all my 5 star reads of 2019… so far. I’m going to start by saying it takes a lot for me to give a book 5 stars and this year there have only been 5 books that have made…

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What’s on my Goodreads TBR – June 2019

It’s the middle of 2019…6 months since I remembered how much I love to read and decided to focus my attention on all things bookish…joining Goodreads and setting myself the challenge of reading 50 books this year. I have been thoroughly enjoying losing myself in a book; and am pretty excited to say that I…

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Weekly bookish wrap up – 14/6/2019

A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week – the books I’ve read; the books I purchased; 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. A shortish…

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Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

My Rating: 2/5 The Blurb: In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her trouble and rumours start to swell, middle…

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Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his talented, volatile, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace. To design experts, she’s a legendary architect. But to 15 year-old Bee, she is quite simply Mum. Then Bernadette disappears. And Bee’s search for…

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Weekly bookish wrap up

Starting a new weekly post…a post that will usually be published on a Friday but for this first time will be on a Monday. A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week….the books I’ve read; the books I purchased; the books I’m currently reading and anything else…

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May Reads 2019

Wow! That month went fast! And just like that, it’s already time for my May wrap up and reading challenge update. I feel like I’ve had a really slow month reading wise. I’ve struggled, particularly at the beginning of May, to find the inspiration and motivation to really devote myself to reading. I started the…

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Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Reclusive Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant to write her story, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Determined to use this opportunity to jump-start her career, Monique listens…

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