August Book haul

19th August 2019

Yes its that time again when i share the books ive recently bought or been sent by publishers. As I sadly dont get sent much by publishers anymore (sobs all the tears) I’ll begin with that. Redwood & Ponytail is a novel in verse form which is becoming a ‘thing’…

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Best Books of 2019 – So Far

11th July 2019

Its been a good reading year so far, I’ve managed 11 books. 3 Manga 1 novella 7 novels Worst Book The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet. I just dont understand the hype for Becky Chambers books and writing. They are slow, dull, lacking in plot or excitement with…

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Force of Nature by Jane Harper

4th May 2019

This is my current read 14:15 I’m 34 pages in and it’s a bit slow but I’m enjoying it so far. It’s good to be reading a crime novel again after so long. 16:41. I’m up to page 51 now and things are starting to move along. I’m loving the…

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All Among the Barley by Melissa Harrison

25th April 2019

The autumn of 1933 is the most beautiful Edie Mather can remember, though the Great War still casts a shadow over the cornfields of her beloved home, Wych Farm. When charismatic, outspoken Constance FitzAllen arrives from London to write about fading rural traditions, she takes an interest in fourteen-year-old Edie,…

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Hillchurch Pottery – faerie jug

16th April 2019

I bought this gorgeous jug at the bootsale today. I was looking at the sellers other objects when she brought this jug out of the back of her van and i just fell in love instantly. Its made by Hillchurch Pottery, Hanley in Staffordshire but I cant find a website…

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Friday Smiles – Week 315

5th April 2019

Hello everyone, hope you’re all well? its good to be taking part in Friday Smiles again hosted by the wonderful Annie over at A Stitch in Time Now what has made me smile this week? Well in the UK it was Mothers Day last Sunday and I was kindly taken…

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Friday Smiles – Week 314

29th March 2019

I don’t know why but there’s something about Spring that lures me back to taking part in Friday Smiles again. I apologise for my very long absence and tardiness in joining in the fun. How are you all? All well I hope and feeling the joys of the season? I…

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Hold Still by Nina LaCour

28th March 2019

Oh my God, i love this book! It is beautiful, it is sweet, it is heartbreaking, it is hopeful It draws you in, hugs you tight, grabs your heart, twists it around then leaves you thinking about the words and feelings for a long, long time. That night Ingrid told…

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Spring by Ali Smith

27th March 2019

This is my best proof EVER! I only requested a copy because i received an email with a link to Penguin’s Spring catalogue and i saw this inside. I didn’t think for a second i’d get one so i’m thrilled! I’m hoping it lives up to Winter which had some…

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26th March 2019

We’ve been out taking part in the garden ‘toadwatch’ for, must be over a week now and been treated to the sight of loads of gorgeous toads walking round the paths and in the pond, doing what comes naturally at this time of the year. So its brilliant to have…

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