Reviews

Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

  The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Published: Transworld, 2015 My Review: ***           If you haven’t heard about this book then you have probably been living under a rock for the past year and a half.  A psychological thriller that has gripped apparently everyone, being on the bestseller… Continue reading Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Reviews

Review: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry Published: Serpents Tail (2016) My review: **** STRANGE NEWS, they’d say, of a monstrous serpent with eyes like a sheep, come out of the Essex waters and up to the birch woods and commons!       I imagine that even if you’ve not read The Essex Serpent, you’ve… Continue reading Review: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

Wrap up posts

What I read in January 2017 (and #Diverseathon)

  I’ve had possibly my best reading month ever, having finished off a whole 7 (7!) books this January.  I know some people usually read that much but it’s quite a lot for me!  As I’ll be posting reviews in the upcoming weeks – though probably not for all of these books – I thought… Continue reading What I read in January 2017 (and #Diverseathon)

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Diverse-a-thon January 2017 – Reading Diverse books

#DiverseAThon – January 22nd to January 29th 2017  So I came across the Diverseathon on Julia’s blog Read and Live Well – and it sounds great so I’m going to give it a go! It is hosted by a few booktubers/bloggers (links to follow below) and runs for a week, 22nd to 29th January, with… Continue reading Diverse-a-thon January 2017 – Reading Diverse books

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Top Ten Tuesday -2016 releases that I didn’t get to (but plan to!)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme held by The Broke and The Bookish.  This week the theme is books that were published in 2016, that you haven't read but plan to. This was actually quite an easy one for me – as I listen to a few books podcasts and like to keep up… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday -2016 releases that I didn’t get to (but plan to!)

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My 2016 favourite books, and goals for 2017

This post is a little late given we’re already a week into January, but here are the books I read in 2016.  I’ve never been a particularly fast reader, and don’t think I’ll ever be one of these 100-books-a-year people!  After reading 35 books in 2015, I set myself a challenge of 40 for 2016,… Continue reading My 2016 favourite books, and goals for 2017