New Year book haul

Happy New Year! and may 2019 be the best reading year you’ve ever had. This is all over YouTube and Twitter. It sounds amazing and just look at that cover, striking or what? I’ve never read any of these books before so now seems like as good a time as any.  I really like mixing … Read moreNew Year book haul

It’s a Shepherd’s Life

Doing some nature reading for Non fiction November and I had a brain wave to read these two gorgeous books James Rebanks’ farms in the Lake District whilst W. H. Hudson lived in Wiltshire.  I think these will be fascinating to read simultaneously and compare their experiences. So i’m going to use my blog as … Read moreIt’s a Shepherd’s Life

Bookpost 1 – October

I’ve called this bookpost 1 because I am certain I have a few more books on their way to me but just not sure when. This was sent by Pan Macmillan. Its a fantasy book which is not my usual genre but I’m looking forward to giving this a go. This is such a gorgeous … Read moreBookpost 1 – October

October mini book haul

I only meant to order one book but then that naughty book devil that sits on my shoulder talked me into buying a few more (damn my weakness) still I don’t care really, I mean how can i regret these? Looking at them its a pretty mixed bag.  I could never be happy reading just … Read moreOctober mini book haul

Learning to read Manga

Hey guys, two posts in one day, i’m spoiling you! Just had to share my books which just arrived. Yes, I’m getting into Manga. This could be very bad as apparently most of these books come in series of as many as 50 books! and they don’t come cheap so it will take me many … Read moreLearning to read Manga

currently reading

Right now i’m moving between 3 books 3 books whose genre I don’t normally read much. I do love to mix it up a bit don’t I? I bought both Poet X and Sick but was kindly sent The Friendship Cure from Duckworth Books after I requested a copy for review.  I’m highlighting and page … Read morecurrently reading

Sci Fi & Fantasy mini book haul

Yes I bought more books! Yes I am on a Sci Fi/Fantasy kick right now! Yes one of them is a hardback copy which I try to avoid buying at all cost! But can you blame me, its bloody stonkingly gorgeous, don’t you agree? If this post is quite short its because we in the … Read moreSci Fi & Fantasy mini book haul

May Book Haul Part 1 – Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018

I may have mentioned it before but I’m not a huge fan of book prizes. I mean, why do women need their own prize for goodness sake? If there is a real bias in the publishing world for featuring male writers over female then this needs rooting out and destroying, otherwise if its just women … Read moreMay Book Haul Part 1 – Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018

Six books by non British authors

This year one of my reading resolutions was to read more books by Japanese authors. I find them to be – the ones I’ve read anyway – gentle, fascinating and beautifully written and I wanted more of the same. In this round up I have included four books by Japanese authors and I’ve also added … Read moreSix books by non British authors

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