My Bookish Year – wrapping up 2019

And that’s a wrap!!!! My first full year as a bookblogger…and a fairly successful year it was. As a complete newbie to this whole blogging scene, I am pretty pleased with what I have achieved so far and I wanted to share with you the highs and lows of my bookish year. The Highs: The most high ‘high’ was reading 90 books…in just one year….approximately … Continue reading My Bookish Year – wrapping up 2019

New year; new look

Happy new year (and new decade) bookish peeps!!! I hope you’ve all had an amazing start to 2020. I’ve been M.I.A in the blogging world in recent weeks; busy celebrating an early Christmas with family before heading off on a highly anticipated roadtrippin’ adventure with hubby to sunny Adelaide for some much needed rest, relaxation and romance. While we were away I took a ridiculous … Continue reading New year; new look

Top 5 Tuesday – Dear Santa, I would like these 5 books

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely Shanah at Bionic Book Worm. Christmas is so close…and I’m buzzing with excitement; planning and preparing our family gathering which I’m hosting this year. I’ve spent hours decorating…and cleaning…and organising …and now I’m ready for a nice long sit down with a new book. Dear Santa, any of these…or all of these would be … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Dear Santa, I would like these 5 books

Weekly bookish wrap up – 15/12/2019

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 Sunday bookish people!!! Not lots of reading happening this week. With the working year coming … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 15/12/2019

Mini Book Review: The Confession by Jessie Burton

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: One winter’s afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie to LA, a city of strange dreams and swimming pools and late-night gatherings of glamorous people. But whilst Connie thrives … Continue reading Mini Book Review: The Confession by Jessie Burton

Top 5 Tuesday – Books I Didn't Get To In 2019

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely Shanah at Bionic Book Worm. I’m a little late to the fun; being that it is already December; but I’d like to at least have a go before the end of the year. Today’s topic is Books I Didn’t Get To In 2019. Oh so very many…..although my TBR pile is now non-existent….yes it … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Books I Didn't Get To In 2019

Weekly bookish wrap up – 8/12/2019

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 Sunday bookish people!!! Hope you’ve had an amazing first week of December….I’ve been busy with … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 8/12/2019

Mini Book Review: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

My Rating: 5/5 The Blurb: Be careful who you let in. Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know who I am. She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she … Continue reading Mini Book Review: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Mini Book Review: The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Alice Hoffman’s most magical novel to date—three generations of extraordinary women are driven to unite in crisis and discover the rewards of reconciliation and love. Women of the Sparrow family have unusual gifts. Elinor can detect falsehood. Her daughter, Jenny, can see people’s dreams when they sleep. Granddaughter Stella has a mental window on the future—a future that she might … Continue reading Mini Book Review: The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman