Connect 5 Books Challenge

Who are your heroes? Connect Five {Feb}

Connect Five Books is hosted over @The Book Date. It’s all about finding connections between the books you read. Kathryn @The Book Date posts up a link on the last Wednesday of the month, which will stay open until the day before the next month’s link up goes live. If you want to join in,… Continue reading Who are your heroes? Connect Five {Feb}

Mick Wall

Getcha Rocks Off

Author: Mick Wall | Publisher: Orion Needing something else to pad out a Christmas stocking, I bought my partner Getcha Rocks Off: Sex & Excess. Bust-Ups & Binges. Life & Death on the Rock N Roll Road for Christmas, and borrowed it back (10 Book Bingo points for me!) because I needed something to read… Continue reading Getcha Rocks Off

ARCs, Jas Obrecht

Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London

Author: Jas Obrecht | Publisher: University of North Carolina Press From the cover and spiel for Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September1966 - June 1967 I was expecting something akin to a coffee table book. Stone Free is actually, first and foremost, a biography. Though the photographs are fantastic. You could be forgiven for… Continue reading Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London

Vivienne Westwood Ian Kelly Picador
Ian Kelly, Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood

Author: Vivienne Westwood & Ian Kelly | Publisher: Picador I’ve been AFK this week. We moved house last weekend, which was chaotic, and then it’s just been so bloody hot in London! I do not cope well with hot weather… I think I’ve just been sat in front of the fan in my underpants for… Continue reading Vivienne Westwood

Peter Mayle, Suzanne Rogerson

The ‘I Spy’ Book Challenge

I saw this tag on Becky @ Books of a Bookaholic 's blog, and she tagged me in to have a go! Not going to lie to you, this one was HARD! Go check out how it should be done on Becky's blog, if you get a chance. Because some of the ones I came… Continue reading The ‘I Spy’ Book Challenge

The Clash All the Albums All the Songs Martin Popoff Quarto Publishing
ARCs, Martin Popoff

The Clash [Book Review]

Author: Martin Popoff | Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group The Clash are a British institution. A little before my time, but everybody knows the hits: London Calling, Rock the Kasbah. They’re part of our history. A generation too late, nevertheless I grew up on them. We all do. And, the author, Martin Popoff, is a heavyweight… Continue reading The Clash [Book Review]