March Reads 2020

Hello, hello bookish peeps! Here we go…wrapping up yet another month. A month of uncertainty and an untold amount of panic and anxiety worldwide. Of isolation, social distancing and toilet paper shortages. A month filled with books…and reading…and blogpost writing. March has been my biggest reading month of the year so far…..and I’m not even on isolation…..YET! Books read: 10 books – 6 audiobooks, 2 … Continue reading March Reads 2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 29/3/2020

Happy Sunday beautiful, bookish people!!! I hope wherever you are and whatever you are doing, you are staying safe and well in these craziest of times. I am STILL waiting for my government to make the smart decision to shut us all down but until then I am still going to work, still cuddling the babies (because there’s no social distancing in childcare) and still … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 29/3/2020

Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Title: Normal People Author: Sally Rooney Publication: 16th April 2019 by Hogarth Press Genre: Contemporary Fiction Format: Audiobook The Blurb from Goodreads: At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He’s popular and well-adjusted, star of the school soccer team while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her housekeeping job at … Continue reading Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Weekly bookish wrap up – 22/3/2020

Happy Sunday beautiful, bookish people!!! It’s TIME! The weekly bookish wrap up is upon us again…and while so much has happened in this past week, it very much seems like the whole world is in limbo. This week’s reading has been a little slow….I’m almost jelly of all the people who are having to self-isolate. Although I don’t wish the virus on anyone obviously and … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 22/3/2020

Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

Title: The Switch Author: Beth O’Leary Publication: 28th April 2020 by Hachette Australia Genre: Fiction – contemporary, romance, chick-lit Format: eARC The Blurb from Goodreads: Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena’s tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it’s time they swapped places… When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother … Continue reading Book Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary

The 2020 Popsugar Reading Challenge…so far

At the beginning of the year I came across the 2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge and thought I might like to give it a go. Not usually someone who participates in challenges….mostly because I know I probably won’t remember to complete them….but I am hoping to change that this year. Here are the prompts for this year: I’m not sure about doing the advanced prompts but … Continue reading The 2020 Popsugar Reading Challenge…so far

Book Review: Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Title: Such A Fun Age Author: Kiley Reid Publication: 7th January 2020 by Bloomsbury Publishing Genre: Contemporary Fiction Format: Audiobook The Blurb from Goodreads: When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for ‘kidnapping’ the white child she’s actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with a ‘personal brand’ and the best of intentions, resolves to make … Continue reading Book Review: Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid