Its January! it’s more books! deal with it!

Yes, thats right this is another book haul or at least it will be once postie has been with my parcel. *paces floor, bites nails and mutters under breath* ME SPEAKING- CLICK PLAY BUTTON BELOW  UPDATE: many hours later They are here and I can share them with you *runs around whooping and doing the…

December book haul

Not long before Christmas I was sent these two beauties from Bloomsbury and Del Rey respectively Just stunning aren’t they?  The book on the right is a proof copy hence no name or details and is called The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale.  I’ve dipped into it and its so evocative and beautifully written. Then came…

a catch up with snow, the Christmas tree and toy soldiers

Well the tree finally went up on Monday and damn fine it looks too, what say you? my new wooden soldiers look so good on it too. They are so cute and make me always think of the toy soldiers which inspired The Bronte’s to write their juvenalia stories about Gondal and Glass Town which…

Radio 2 book club

I love Simon Mayo, doesn’t everyone? I love his Radio 2 book club. Its opened the old peepers to so many fab books but for a change I am reading the next book to be featured on Monday already. I’m reading it on my Kindle too which hardly ever gets any use but I couldn’t…

We three books

Just a wee blog post to share with you my latest book purchases What about these then! We are the ants has a really unusual cover material its all slightly ridged and feels gorgeous. Have you read these? TTFN Gill x

Ding Dong

So here we are then just 3 weeks away from the big day itself! Hows your Christmas planning going? Bought the cards? Written them? Posted them? Bought the gifts? Wrapped them? I have done quite a bit actually (smug face) Hopefully we’ll be getting the old tree and decs up next weekend or thereabouts What…

Autumn and Winter

Hello good people! How are you all? What fabulous reading matter do you hold In your hands right now? Answer these questions and more in the comment box below and I’ll be a happy chappess (?) What have I been doing lately? I have been falling in love with Ali Smith’s books! Oh yes I…

7 books i’m anticipating in 2017

Well amazingly its now 23rd October and there’s just under 10 weeks left of 2017! Wow, what happened? who stole it? But, not to worry as there is still plenty more publishing days to be had in 2017 and I have 7 books for you that you may, no, will like to get. How about…

A-Z Book Tag

I saw this on Maddie & Bee’s fab You Tube channel Heart Full of Books Its a bit of long one but bear with me, some of my answers may surprise you. A – Author you’ve read the most books by J.K. Rowling because I read my way through all the Harry Potter book series…

another book haul – Sept/Oct

Yes, I did it again. More books have been purchased and sent by delightful publishers. Fancy a peek?  Course you do, so here they are… I am so mega, mega excited by all these books! *cue happy squealing* I was so lucky to get sent copies of Warcross by Marie Lu and Wonder Woman Warbringer…