Goodreads Monday -24/2/2020

Goodreads Monday is a really simple weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners where you choose a book at random from your Goodreads TBR and explain why you want to read it. This week’s pick is: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the … Continue reading Goodreads Monday -24/2/2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 23/2/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps!!! How has your week been? I’ve had an incredibly busy week; barely moving from my desk. I’m still studying but I only have one assignment to go….plus I finally finished my bookish spreadsheet today…a much bigger job than I imagined when I started…but it looks so pretty and as a bonus it actually works. YAY!!! Jackpot Winning!! When I haven’t been … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 23/2/2020

Book Review: The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: A lifetime together.Six months of silence.One last chance. By all appearances, Frank and Maggie share a happy, loving marriage. But for the past six months, they have not spoken. Not a sentence, not a single word. Maggie isn’t sure what, exactly, provoked Frank’s silence, though she has a few ideas. Day after day, they have eaten meals together and slept … Continue reading Book Review: The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

First Impression Friday – The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

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: A lifetime together.Six months … Continue reading First Impression Friday – The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves

Book Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

My Rating: 5/5 The Blurb: Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie died in a car accident. So now it’s just Lydia, and all she wants to do is hide indoors and sob until her eyes fall out. But Lydia knows that … Continue reading Book Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver

Book Review: The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: This is the story of a family who didn’t fit in…. Jess thomas is struggling. With two jobs, two children and no one to rely on it’s all she can do to keep her fractured little family together. So when Ed Nicholls, a virtual stranger, suddenly offers to help in her hour of need, it’s not easy for Jess to … Continue reading Book Review: The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

Goodreads Monday -17/2/2020

Goodreads Monday is a really simple weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners where you choose a book at random from your Goodreads TBR and explain why you want to read it. This week’s pick is: The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman Lilian Girvan has been a single mother for three years ever since her husband died in a car accident. One mental … Continue reading Goodreads Monday -17/2/2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 16/2/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps!!! Hope you’ve had a wonderfully bookish week full of reading and writing. I’ve been writing lots but none of it fun stuff…..lots of study; trying to finish my Diploma by March……and a full afternoon of emails, budgeting and general household organisational stuff. I’ve even begun to create my own spreadsheets to track my books and reading; getting my son to remind … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 16/2/2020