2016 Reading #1: Magician’s Nephew by C. S. Lewis

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Title: The Magician’s Nephew Author: C. S. Lewis Published: 1955 Genre: Children’s novels Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The adventure begins… On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. But then the lion Aslan’s song weaves itself into the […]

2016 Reading Goals

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Happy New Year! Welcome to 2016! I hope you had a good Christmas and new year. Here are my reading goals for 2016: Goodreads Challenge Last year I completed my Goodreads challenge, to read 50 books, so I am aiming for the same again! Mount TBR Challenge This year, I am only aiming to read […]

The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Addition: E-book and audiobook Genre: Classics Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: Ebenezer Scrooge has always hated Christmas, but in this particular Eve, he’s given another reason to be wary of the holiday: the ghost of Jacob Marley comes to visit! Clad in heavy chains and burdensome weights, Marley’s ghost warns Scrooge that three spirits […]

Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

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Addition: Audiobook Genre: Chick-lit, Christmas Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Issy Randall, proud owner of The Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn’t be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl and Caroline don’t seem quite as upbeat about the upcoming season […]

A Time to Kill by John Grisham

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Addition: E-book Genre: Fiction, legal-thriller Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes matters into his hands. For ten […]

I Had A Baby!

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I’m sorry I have been quiet. Six weeks ago I gave birth to our second child (our first daughter, so exciting!), so I haven’t had time to post on here. I doubt I will complete my TBR challenge, but I am on course to finish my Goodreads challenge. You can see what books I have […]