Book Review: The Other Family by Loretta Nyhan

Title: The Other Family Author: Loretta Nyhan Publication: 1st April 2020 by Lake Union Publishing Genre: Contemporary Fiction Format: eARC From the bestselling author of Digging In comes a witty and moving novel about motherhood, courage, and finding true family. With a dissolving marriage, strained finances, and her life in flux, Ally Anderson longs for normal. Her greatest concerns, though, are the health problems of her young … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Family by Loretta Nyhan

Book Review: It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood

Title: It Sounded Better In My Head Author: Nina Kenwood Publication: 7th April 2020 by Flatiron Books Genre: Young Adult Format: eARC From debut author Nina Kenwood comes a tender, funny, and compulsively readable novel about first love and its confusions, and all of the awkwardness of teen romance. When her parents announce their impending divorce, Natalie can’t understand why no one is fighting, or … Continue reading Book Review: It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood

Weekly bookish wrap up – 3/5/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps! I hope everyone is keeping safe and well…and has been able to find some quiet time to just sit and read. I’m pretty pleased with how much reading I’ve managed to get done this week while still working, running the house and spending quality time with my peeps….and Netflix. Tonight I have big plans to get some blogging and bookstagramming done … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 3/5/2020

Saturday Shelfie #8

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’ve ordered … Continue reading Saturday Shelfie #8

Weekly bookish wrap up – 26/4/2020

Happy Sunday bookish peeps! Everyone still well and keeping safe? I feel like I’ve neglected everyone this week and I’m so sorry. I’ve been caught up in such a flurry of finishing things off and getting stuff done I haven’t had a chance to read anyone’s posts, let alone write some of my own. This week, I’ve submitted my final assignment…it’s in the hands of … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 26/4/2020

Weekly bookish wrap up – 19/4/2020

Hello hello bookish peeps!!! Happy Sunday! Hope you have all had a lovely weekend…even if you were stuck at home. We’ve been taking the opportunity to set up some outdoor spaces where we can get outside in the sun with our books and coffee and just relax. We’ve got a cosy little courtyard area complete with fairy lights, plants and super comfy chairs. And out … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 19/4/2020

Saturday Shelfie #7

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 The Travelling … Continue reading Saturday Shelfie #7

Weekly bookish wrap up – 12/4/2020

Happy Easter Chocolate Egg Day!!!!! Hope you have all found a way to celebrate from a distance with your loved ones. We had our first family Zoom ‘meeting’ today…… a hilarious way to spend some quality time together and make sure eveyone is doing OK during isolation. How are you all coping with isolation? …or in my case, not being isolated when you would rather … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 12/4/2020