June book haul

20th June 2017

Yes, its happened again! I appear to have accumulated a few more books *sighs loudly with head in hands* But hey, its cool and I am NOT sorry and this is why! Now you cant tell me thats doesnt get your blood pumping with excitement, can you? anyway lets just do this thing shall we? Here are the books I was kindly sent by publishers Stevie over at Gollancz kindly contacted me to see if…

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June (proof copies) TBR

31st May 2017

I’m going against type here by choosing a TBR coz by nature im a mood reader but I badly need to read some of the gorgeous proofs I get sent and these five are making my mouth water in a BIG way! I asked those gorgeous folk at Vintage Books for a copy of Bluets and The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson and they kindly sent them to me. They are both published tomorrow 1st…

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A book haul did you say? dont mind if i do!

12th April 2017

Just a quick post to share with you some of the splendiferous books that I appear to have acquired recently. They seem to magnetically attach to my hands! No idea how it happens but hey, whos complaining? First we have some rather lovely books i was sent by those splendid folk called publishers I am especially excited to have New Boy by Tracy Chevalier as its part of the Hogarth Shakespeare re-imagined series. I now…

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The Female Man by Joanna Russ

8th March 2017

I got fed up waiting for a special book to arrive (which should be here today) yesterday and began reading this instead Its one of three books from the SF Masterworks collection of classic Science Fiction that i was uber kindly sent by Stevie over at Orion/Gollancz books. This was first published in 1975 and i just adore the old style, almost cheesy covers of all the books in this set. Its about 4 different…

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Blogging about The Brontes

12th January 2017

I’ve been in love with all things  Bronte for ooh such a good many years, about 30 or more i reckon.  I haven’t read all of their books just Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights (though i’m not sure i finished it or understood it but thats beside the point) My love for those three young ladies has known no bounds so I thought i’d do a series of blog posts celebrating them. I am actually…

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Stacking The Shelves (240)

8th January 2017

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Click HERE to visit the page and join in for yourself. I haven’t taken part in this for far too long so as part of my…

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How i keep organised with new books

7th January 2017

Watching so many book tubers as i do I get to hear about loads and loads of stupendous new books coming out in a few weeks/months time. Now i dont know about you but i cant keep track of them all and their publishing dates and i’d hate to miss even one of them being available for purchasing, wouldnt you? So whats the solution? Spreadsheets!  yes thats right a good old fashioned spreadsheet. Here’s one…

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a few of my most anticipated books of 2017

4th January 2017

I’ve made myself a spreadsheet of all the books coming out in 2017 that i really cant wait to buy and devour.  I intend to add to it as and when i hear of a good book coming along. Yes, i know i’m a nerd but i’m proud of it! I love being organised plus its exciting to look at a list of books and to count down the days/weeks/months until i can have them…

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New Year, New Look, New Post, New book

1st January 2017

Hey, i’m a poet and i didnt know it with my blog post header! So lets get on and i’ll explain all. First of all, let me wish everyone who has visited my blog and anyone who visits in the future a stonkingly good Happy New Year. In honour of this I decided to give my blog a bit of a makeover. Nothing special just a new theme from WordPress but i really like the…

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Blogmas 2016 – Day 2 – any book

2nd December 2016

Hey, look i’m still here and its Day 2 already, go me! Day 2 can be about ‘any book’ so what shall i choose? Well, i’m bending the rules ever so slightly, more of a tweak really and including 2 books! I know, i’m such a rebel! I bought the twelve days of Dash & Lily without realising that there was a book about them that came before, once I did i had to buy…

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