Review: The Rumour by Lesley Kara

Blurb:  When single mum Joanna hears a rumour at the school gates, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another and now there’s no going back… Rumour has it that a notorious child killer is living under a new identity, in their sleepy little town of Flinstead-on-Sea. Sally McGowan […]

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Spanish bookshop haul

Two weeks ago, I visited Barcelona and had the chance to seek out three bookshops that caught my eye.  Before stepping foot into sunny Spain I stumbled across an article in The Guardian describing all the wonderful shops to visit as a book lover. I thought the idea of browsing the shops in a different country […]

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February wrap-up and March reading goal

I read a lot more in February than I anticipated – which makes me so happy as I am much closer to reaching my 2019 reading goal. This month I read five books, which I have listed below. The Secret History was a lot longer than I thought it was going to be (almost 700 […]

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Books to read if you’re a fan of author Sophie Kinsella

If you are anything like me then you are always waiting for the release of Sophie Kinsella’s latest novel. It’s so nice to bury my head in a funny, lighthearted book. They’re enjoyable and quick to read too. Over the years I have fallen in love with several other authors who have a similar writing […]

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Review: The Lido by Libby Page

Blurb: Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers… Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life but everything she knows is changing. Only the local Lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George. Kate had just moved and feels adrift in a […]

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Five bookish gifts to buy this Valentine’s Day

It can be very hard choosing a book for someone who is constantly buying books, especially when you know the only gift that will make them happy revolves around more books. So I have created a list of bookish gift ideas that you can buy for your loved one this Valentine’s Day! 1. Audible book subscription […]

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January wrap-up and February reading goal

Since we are coming to the end of January (when did that happen?) I thought I would do a round-up of all the books I managed to read this month. In total I completed 6 books which I’m really pleased with. I guess the time off at the start of the year really helped. Audiobooks […]

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