Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine seems to be the book of the year, everyone is talking about it or reading it! It is like this year’s Girl on the Train. I opted to listen to the Audiobook as I have resigned myself to the fact I never… Read More Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman – A Review
Wild has been on my To Be Read list for such a while. I bought it on my Kindle when it was on offer and so I bought it. It took another few months to work up to reading it and literally 3 months to read! I admit I cheated on it a bit and… Read More Wild by Cheryl Strayed: Book and Movie Review
You may have read already that I am not doing aims, goals or New Years resolutions. I am making 5 pledges to myself just to be a better version of myself. So here we are with Pledge 1: Read More. 2017 Review Last year I gave myself on GoodReads the target of 25 Books in… Read More My 2018 Pledge: Read More
Some may call them New Years Resolutions, other aims or goals. I am just going to call them pledges to myself. Oh yey! I hear you cry another: New Year, New Me post. But why not! Why not use the new year as a time to take stock, reflect and make an improvement. If it… Read More My 2018 Pledges to Myself – Do MORE.
I have lost my reading mojo at the moment. I just cannot get into books or I am too tired to read. I think it is because I am not giving myself time to read. Does anyone else feel like that? I, therefore, have forced myself into having some me time and had a… Read More My Date with a Book – Crafting Kates Etsy Shop Review
Hello! How quickly has March flown by! This month’s book was Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. It was another non-fiction book this month and I thought it had a lot of the same themes running through it. This month’s cheat sheet is a little bit… Read More Quiet by Susan Cain – A Cheat Sheet for #JDBOOKCLUB
You may have read previously about the time I met Ian Rankin at Haymarket. I made a really funny joke about it in my Review of Knots and Crosses. I recently read this book the first in the Inspector Rebus series, which was released 30 years ago this week. An Audience with Ian Rankin Inspector… Read More Happy 30th Rebus! – An Evening with Ian Rankin
With World Book Day this week and my timeline filled with kids dressing up for World Book Day. (which by the way I love!) I was inspired to write my list of some of my must read books. Most of these feature on most Must Read book lists but here’s why I love them so.… Read More How many of my MUST READ Books have you read?
I’ve heard of this book and Caitlin Moran, but never really read or paid much attention to her before. This book was on my Audible recommended books and I saw it was read by the author so I thought I’d give it a chance. I loved the book. Moran has written a book of every… Read More How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran – Book Review