June Reads 2020

I feel like calling this a wrap up post is probably a little misleading in that I have barely done anything worthy of wrapping up. Oh dear!!! Straight off the back of my most ‘massivest’ reading month EVER I have succumbed to absolute burnout; barely able to lift a book. I have listened to a couple of audiobooks, mostly out of habit – I like … Continue reading June Reads 2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 21/6/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps! Confession: It’s been almost a month since my last weekly bookish wrap up…because I have barely read a word in weeks. Everything I have ‘read’ has been an audiobook because I don’t have the focus required to actually sit with a book, turning pages and stuff. So with just one book read this week: Books read: Pretending by Holly Bourne (Audiobook) … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 21/6/2020

May Reads 2020

I’m a little lot late but it’s time to wrap up May…..and what a massive reading month it was….my ‘massivest’ yet!!!! I definitely conquered the ‘too many books, too little time’ thing during May….spending every minute of every day reading to the exclusion of almost everything else; reading 14 books…..14!!!! And most of them 4 ⭐ Books read: 14 books – 4 audiobooks, 5 eARC … Continue reading May Reads 2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 24/5/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps! Who else has an an amazing reading week? I have been reading every spare second of every day….losing myself in other worlds. Books read: The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Davon McQueen (eARC) ⭐⭐⭐⭐…historical fiction, YA…really good! The Loudness of Unsaid Things by Hilde Hinton (Paperback) ⭐⭐⭐⭐…not what I was expecting from the blurb on the back …but still as … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 24/5/2020

Saturday Shelfie #9

Welcome bookish peeps to the Saturday Shelfie. A fortnightly space where I share all the books – any genre, any format – that I’ve added to my already overflowing shelves……….every book I have been buying, borrowing, requesting and downloading in the previous two weeks, while keeping posts easy and not hugely time-consuming because….. our shelves are full of books waiting to be read, right? Here’s what’s on my shelfie: Physical Books I’m somewhat … Continue reading Saturday Shelfie #9

Bookish Review: Beach Read by Emily Henry

Beach Read by Emily Henry Expected Publication: 19th May 2020 by Berkley Genre: Contemporary women’s fiction, Romance, Chick-lit Format: eARC He doesn’t believe in happy endings.She’s lost her faith that they exist.But could they find one together? January is a hopeless romantic who likes narrating her life as if she’s the heroine in a blockbuster movie.Augustus is a serious literary type who thinks true love … Continue reading Bookish Review: Beach Read by Emily Henry

Weekly bookish wrap up – 10/5/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps! And…… It’s Mother’s Day here in Australia and I have spent the weekend…and tbh most of the week…. just hanging out with my kids. It’s been wonderful!!! We’ve cooked together, taken long walks in the evenings and last night was family movie night. We’ve lolled about all over the lounge, laughing at memes on FB and sharing things we’ve found on … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 10/5/2020

Bookish Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa Publicated: 2nd Novemeber 2017 Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Culture – Japan Format: Paperback It’s not the journey that counts, but who’s at your side. Nana, a cat, is devoted to Satoru, his owner. So when Satoru decides to go on a roadtrip one day to find him a new home, Nana is perplexed. They visit Satoru’s old friends from … Continue reading Bookish Review: The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Bookish Review: Just Friends by Holly McCulloch

Just Friends by Holly McCulloch Expected Publication: 11th June 2020 Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Chick-lit Format: eARC It’s easy to put someone in the friend zone. But what happens if you change your mind? Bea isn’t happy. Desperate for a change, she looks to her friends for inspiration. Every single one of them is paired off, perhaps that’s what she needs too. So, she starts dating … Continue reading Bookish Review: Just Friends by Holly McCulloch