My Good Reading Habits

I've seen this tag floating around a lot, and it seems super fun, so I was so happy to be tagged by @The Caffeinated Reader! Though I have to say, it would probably be easier to list my bad reading habits... The rules are simple: List some of your good reading habits Tag the person… Continue reading My Good Reading Habits


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. How does it… Continue reading Calendar Girls Blog Event

Ursula K. Le Guin

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… Continue reading A Wizard of Earthsea

Sean Mallen

Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

Author: Sean Mallen | Publisher: Dundurn I received Falling for London as an ARC from the publisher. Being a Londoner myself, I thought it might be amusing to see my city through the eyes of a visitor. Also, I do like a good travel story. I had high hopes. Falling for London is witty, heartwarming,… Continue reading Falling for London: A Cautionary Tale

Sue Grafton

Y is for Yesterday

Author: Sue Grafton | Publisher: Pan Macmillan I was in Waterstones the other day, just browsing (very dangerous), when I came across Y is for Yesterday. I’m a huge fan of Sue Grafton’s Alphabet series, so I’m not sure how I missed it… But anyway, there it was, and right there on the front it… Continue reading Y is for Yesterday

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

A Life Less Throwaway Tara Button
ARCs, Tara Button

A Life Less Throwaway [Book Review]

Author: Tara Button | Publisher: Harper Collins Now more than ever, we live in a society where we covet new and shiny things. Not only has consumption risen dramatically over the last 60 years, but we are damaging the environment at the same time. That is why buying quality and why Tara Button’s Buy Me… Continue reading A Life Less Throwaway [Book Review]