Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs, books 1 – 3

I set myself a challenge to re-read all fifteen Maisie Dobbs books this month. I’m going to review them in 3s or 4s, because otherwise you’ll be inundated with reviews for this series! Unless you’re a big fan, that’ll probably get a bit tiresome… Author: Jacqueline Winspear | Publisher: John Murray Maisie Dobbs The first… Continue reading Maisie Dobbs, books 1 – 3

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

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods & Legends

Author: Miranda Aldhouse-Green | Publisher: Thames & Hudson The work Miranda Aldhouse-Green has been doing was referenced in Pagan Britain, by Ronald Hutton (which is also a great book, if you’re interested in the history of the British Isles, just FYI), and I’ve been dying to read Celtic Myths ever since. I’m so glad I… Continue reading Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods & Legends

Blog-iversary, Erin Morgenstern, Genevieve Cogman, Robert Jackson Bennett, Sue Grafton, Zen Cho

1 Year Blogiversary

I’ve been taking a bit of a break from blogging these last few weeks. So, if you’ve been wondering where I disappeared to – that’s what happened! Firstly, I had a sinus issue which basically prevented me from doing much at all. Secondly, I finished one job and then started another within a week. It’s… Continue reading 1 Year Blogiversary

Sue Perkins

East of Croydon

Author: Sue Perkins | Publisher: Penguin A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the remote and snowy peaks of Tibet. Up until that point, the farthest East I'd been was Torremolinos, in the Costa Del Sol.… Continue reading East of Croydon

Elizabeth Crowens

The Time Traveler Professor

Author: Elizabeth Crowens | Publisher: Atomic Alchemist Productions LLC Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is obsessed with a legendary red book. Its peculiar stories have come to life, and rumors claim that it has rewritten its own endings. Convinced that possessing this book will help him write his ever-popular Sherlock Holmes stories, he takes on an… Continue reading The Time Traveler Professor

Trisha Ashley

Chocolate Wishes

Author: Trisha Ashley | Publisher: Avon In the picture-perfect Lancashire village of Sticklepond, Confectioner Chloe dispenses inspirational sweet treats containing a prediction for each customer. If only her own life was as easy to forecast – perhaps Chloe could have foreseen being jilted at the altar… But when a new Vicar arrives in the village,… Continue reading Chocolate Wishes