Tag Archive: books

I love my bookshelves.

  Fitted shelves, 3 coats of paint, and 3 hours of sorting later, and my bookshelves are up and sorted in our new home. Not going to lie- I’ve waited for this since… Continue reading

Review: The House at Riverton- Kate Morton

”It was 1924 and I was at Riverton again. All the doors hung wide open, silk billowing in the summer breeze. An orchestra perched high in the hill beneath the ancient maple, violins… Continue reading

Review: The Lemon Grove- Helen Walsh

  We all need some sun in our lives. I mean this is what I woke up to this morning. Heavy rain, black clouds, thunder and lightning every two minutes. Maybe if you’re… Continue reading

23 years old and only just read I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

  Now that’s pretty shameful, considering I graduated with a degree in English Literature and have been a voracious reader since the moment I could pick up a book. But it was Maya… Continue reading

Too many books

Totally true.   Picture credit: taken from booklikes.tumblr.com

Review: Snow Hill- Mark Sanderson

  After seeing one star ratings and  a few scathing comments on Goodreads, I was not expecting much from this book. But I bought it anyway, because I was drawn to the fact that its protagonist… Continue reading

Review: Life After Life- Kate Atkinson

“What if we had a chance to do it again and again, until we finally did get it right? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?” Fate, second chances and rebirth are just some of the… Continue reading

Just Stop Writing.

You heard me. Just stop. If any of you reading this are like me at all then you will know the sheer impossibility of doing this. Writing is as part of me as… Continue reading

Top Ten: Opening lines in a book

10. THE HOBBIT- JRR.TOLKIEN ‘In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.’ 9. CHARLOTTE’S WEB- E.B.WHITE ”Where’s Papa going with that axe?’ said Fern to her mother as they were setting… Continue reading

Review: The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

It has took me so long to get around to reading this book that it’s probably been read and read again by now. And then I found out the film was due to… Continue reading