Ben Aaronovitch, Jane Austen, Mary Norton, Michael Palin, Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Sep Wrap Up

September has been an interesting reading month for me, being as it’s my first month back on the blog after my reading slump... I was determined to do things a little differently from before, so I didn’t end up feeling overwhelmed or not getting around to posting at all. Scheduling Firstly, I gave myself a… Continue reading Sep Wrap Up

Jane Austen

Persuasion

Author: Jane Austen | Publisher: Wordsworth Classics I thought, when I picked up Persuasion in order to complete my Book Dragon Challenge, that I’d missed a Jane Austen book. It seemed incredible but I really could not remember reading it! I realised on the first page, I had actually read Persuasion. Thankfully, I mean, we’re… Continue reading Persuasion

Agatha Christie, Annie Hawes, Book Nerd Musings, Genevieve Cogman, J.K. Rowling, Jane Austen, Joanne Harris, Phil Rickman, Sue Grafton

Book Nerd Musings: Favourite Authors

I read a great post over @Phantom of the Library where she talked about her favourite authors – and the criteria she used for narrowing down that list. Since I thought it was a great theme for a post, I decided to shamelessly borrow it for my own bookish musings! How do you decide who… Continue reading Book Nerd Musings: Favourite Authors

Ben Aaronovitch, David Gilman, Gerald Durrell, Jane Austen, Jen Williams, Mary Norton, Michael Palin, Miranda Aldhouse-Green, Patricia Wentworth, Samantha Shannon

September Haul

This month, I’m going to try and complete my Book Dragon Challenge! I only have 11 books left to cross off my list; since at least one of which has to be a children’s book, it seems pretty do-able. However, I’m also on a strict budget, as we’re moving house at the end of October,… Continue reading September Haul

Erin Morgenstern, Jane Austen, Joanne Harris, Liz Gilbert, Phil Rickman, Philip Pullman, Sarah Addison Allen, Top Ten Tuesday, Trisha Ashley

Top Ten Tuesday

I’m a day late, I know, I know… Yesterday was complete madness. The last couple of weeks have been madness… I was up at 5am on Monday to get to Newcastle for work - I still don’t feel like I’ve caught up with my sleep. Then on Tuesday, yesterday, I had a barrage of work… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday