The Comfort of a Good Book


E-books or physical books? An electronic reader or a physical book? These are the debates raging in the literary world. For me, I like both e-books and physical books, although in my opinion nothing will ever beat holding a book, smelling the pages and turning the pages. I don’t have an electronic reader although I […]

Parcel of Books


I opened the door to the postman earlier to discover a parcel of books from a friend – yay! My friends are the best! I got: Lazy Ways to Make a Living by Abigail Bosanko The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes Certainty by Madeleine Thien Acting Up by Melissa Nathan I am one very happy […]

Box of Books


I love my friends! I love their parents too – one of whom has given me a box of books πŸ™‚ The ones I have decided to keep are: Anthony Trollope: Barchester Towers Patrick Redmond: The Wishing Game Leslie Marshall: A Girl Could Stand Up Joanna Trollope: The Choir Susan Hill: Mrs de Winter Barbara […]

Books Galore!


The past couple of days have been great regarding books! I have had loads come into the home πŸ™‚ I received one book through the post: This is a review book: Randolph’s One Bedroom by Andrew Oberg I had to go to the university library to take out some texts for my dissertation: If you […]

In My Mailbox (2)


This is a meme hosted by The Story Siren. So here is what entered my home this week: From The Library Kate Harrison: Old School Ties – chick-lit Alison Weir: Innocent Traitor – historical fiction Cora Harrison – Michaelmas Tribute – historical crime Tracy Chevalier: Remarkable Creatures – historical fiction Lynsay Sands: Bites – vampire […]

Put Aside: Glenn Chandler – Dead Sight


Synopsis: As far as Detective Inspector Steve Madden is concerned, the dead don’t speak to anyone. But old childhood memories are stirred when psychic Lavinia Roberts tells him that one of her clients is about to become a killer. When Roberts herself is struck down, Madden is forced to ask the question: did she foresee […]

Book Blogger Hop (2)


Good morning! It is Friday which means: From Crazy-For-Books: In the spirit of the Twitter Friday Follow, the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and find new book-related blogs that we may be missing out on!Β  This weekly BOOK PARTY is an awesome opportunity for book bloggers […]