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

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

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 Book Review: The Confession by Jessie Burton

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

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 Book Review: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

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 Book Review: The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman

Weekly bookish wrap up – 1/12/2019

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. It’s December!!!! But first lets wrap up the last week of November. Books read: The Girls … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 1/12/2019

First Impression Friday – The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman

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: Alice Hoffman’s most magical … Continue reading First Impression Friday – The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman