Top Ten Tuesday (19/05/2020) – Reasons Why I Love… Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s topic is Reasons Why I Love... OOOOH a freebie of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday (19/05/2020) – Reasons Why I Love… Reading

The Sunshine Blogger Award IV

Thanks so much to my fabulous book blogging friend Sarah from @Weaving Fiction for nominating me for this award. This is my fourth time getting to do this tag! Also! If you all aren’t following Sarah then you really need to be! She’s such a genuine person and a really fab blogger who writes incredibly … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award IV

‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer’ by Siddhartha Mukherjee – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding … Continue reading ‘The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer’ by Siddhartha Mukherjee – Book Review

Weekly Update Sept 2nd – 8th

General Update Hello everyone! Time really is flying this year isn't it? These weeks just keep on rolling by! I had another quiet book week because I have been busy watching the US Open Tennis and catching up on season 4 of The 100. I also got a bunch of new ARC review requests which … Continue reading Weekly Update Sept 2nd – 8th

‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Daycomes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly … Continue reading ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

‘Saltwater’ by Jessica Andrews – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Lucy is lost. Growing up in the north east she wanted more. When others were thinking about the Nissan factory or call centres she was thinking about Pete Doherty, poetry and the possibilities London seemed to offer. University was the way out, her ticket to the promised land – where she’d become … Continue reading ‘Saltwater’ by Jessica Andrews – eARC Book Review

‘Please Read This Leaflet Carefully’ by Karen Havelin – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Please Read This Leaflet Carefully, the debut novel from Norwegian writer and translator Karen Havelin, is the story of a woman whose body has become her enemy. The novel tracks backward, from 2016 until 1995, etching details of daily life into a gripping and darkly humorous bildungsroman, about the intricacies of love … Continue reading ‘Please Read This Leaflet Carefully’ by Karen Havelin – Book Review

‘The Centre of the Universe’ by Ria Voros – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Grace Carter's mother --- the celebrity news anchor GG Carter --- is everything Grace is not. GG is a star, with a flawless wardrobe and a following of thousands, while Grace --- an aspiring astrophysicist --- is into stars of another kind. She and her mother have always been in different orbits.  … Continue reading ‘The Centre of the Universe’ by Ria Voros – eARC Book Review

‘The Definition of Us’ by Sarah Harris – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads NORMAL (definition)(adj.) Conforming to a standard; regular, typical or expected(urban) A word inapplicable to human beings(Florence) Round, smooth and bumpy like a cobbled street  Florence doesn't always see things the way other people do. She feels different. When Florence meets Jasper, Andrew and Wilf she can't imagine they'd have much in common - … Continue reading ‘The Definition of Us’ by Sarah Harris – eARC Book Review