Calendar Girls Blog Event

Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie @MNBernard Books, and Flavia @Flavia the Bibliophile, and is now be hosted by Katie @Never Not Reading and Adrienne @Darque Dreamer Reads. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers, and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. You can find…

The Book Bingo Reading Challenge

In case you missed it, it was my 6-month blog-iversary this month. I decided to celebrate by throwing a little competition. The winner gets a £25 Amazon voucher, to help them add to their own TBR – so it’s worth joining in! The competition starts on 1st December, and runs till 2nd January.   How…

Haze: The Devil of Dublin

Author: Haze O’Hagan | Self-published I was very kindly gifted a copy of Haze: The Devil of Dublin by the author, who contacted me on Instagram. Yes, I’m doing the Instagram now… The description seemed to have a certain novelty to it, and the cover was beautiful, so I think I was sold before I…

Puppy Diary: Week One

We were beyond excited to collect Rubeus a week ago (where has the time gone?!), but, despite reading all the books and articles I could get my hands on, the first week was definitely not all sunshine, puppy kisses and rainbows. He’s the most darling, beautiful creature, and I am completely in love. But I’m…

Why Mummy Swears

Author: Gill Simms | Publisher: Harper Collins It’s every parents’ nightmare – the start of the school holidays – and instead of sitting in the sun, reading a book over a cold, crisp glass of Pinot Grigio, Mummy has two bored moppets to attend to. After frantically booking sports camps, child minder slots, not to…