Hello! We in the UK are currently experiencing a four-day weekend, celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and I can’t think of a better list post than one which highlights books centred around royalty or has characters that are part of a monarchy.
My shelves are groaning with books so what happens, I add more books to them! It’s mad, however, I don’t have any on a Christmas list this year so I’m saying it is okay. Plus, 3 out of the 4 books I have to share were bought for me so I’m really grateful, especially asContinue reading “12 Days of Blogmas: Book Haul”
I know I’ve been a little heavy on the “list” posts recently but here comes another one – my pre-orders and anticipated releases for this next half of the year. I actually didn’t think I was getting excited about a lot of book releases but there have been some books recently that I’ve either hadContinue reading “Books I’ve Recently Pre-Ordered and/or Added to the Wishlist”
It was my birthday earlier this week, which ended up not being the greatest day for a couple of reasons, but I did receive some books from my wishlist courtesy of my sister and some Twitter people which was really nice and cheered me up for a little bit.
I don’t know about you but I certainly have a selection of songs that have helped me to not completely give in to the spiralling nature of the pandemic: Trip a Little Light Fantastic from Mary Poppins Returns, Try Everything from Zootopia/Zootropolis, One Day More from Les Miserables, and Seize The Day from Newsies. InContinue reading “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Books: Seize The Day”
It is a year since lockdowns in the UK started and we had the timely arrival of both Disney+ and Animal Crossing New Horizons. Both have been very important in giving me an escape when I’ve been unable to pick up a book or crochet, but playing Animal Crossing on my switch has become anContinue reading “Book Tag: Animal Crossing New Horizons”
If there is one type of post I seem to like writing and reading at the moment, it is lists. Lists of anticipated releases, new acquisitions, backlist books and so forth. I’ll add to this with a post dedicated to books I’ve recently added to my wishlist, which I curate via Amazon.
Hello and welcome to a post I haven’t really done before, predicting what books on my shelved and unread TBR would earn a five star rating.
Hello and welcome back to another book tag! Last month, I was tagged by the wonderful Alicia at A Colourful Bibliophile to do the Piano Playlist Tag and as someone who listens to quite a lot of classical music, and loves piano music in particular, I could not say no!
My review and thoughts about the latest Victoria Hislop book, One August Night, a sequel to The Island.