The Little Teashop of Lost and Found

Author: Trisha Ashley | Publisher: Black Swan Alice Rose is a foundling, discovered on the Yorkshire moors above Haworth as a baby. Adopted but then later rejected again by a horrid step-mother, Alice struggles to find a place where she belongs. Only baking – the scent of cinnamon and citrus and the feel of butter…

My Family and Other Animals

Author: Gerald Durrell | Publisher: Penguin You will all be delighted to hear that I finally, FINALLY finished reading My Family and Other Animals. Boy was that a slog-fest! I’m not sure what I can say about this book that hasn’t already been said, but I’ll try… I’m not exactly sure why I found this…

A Wizard of Earthsea

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin | Publisher: Penguin The Earthsea books are one of those classic works of fantasy, in the same vein as Lord of the Rings or His Dark Materials, which are raved about by pretty much everyone. And Ursula K. Le Guin has achieved near-godlike status among fantasy fans. I’ve heard so…

Holiday #TBR Choices…

I’m about to head off to Switzerland for the weekend, and, of course, need a book to keep me company. Is it even a holiday if you don’t have a book with you? Hell, is it even a Thursday?! There are a ton of things on my TBR, but I’m currently torn between two: The…