When I look back over 2019 as a reading year, it is definitely one full of ups and downs. I've had a few months where I've read loads and others where I've read just one or two books. It is definitely a mixed bag. However, in that bag are ten stand-out books I will now… Continue reading Reading Highlights of 2019
Ah, it is now the time I start getting into the Christmas spirit and I need it to hit me with full force this year. After a rather upsetting and difficult couple of months, I'd love nothing more than to curl up under a crochet blanket with a mug of hot chocolate and a favourite… Continue reading Top 5: Favourite Christmas Films
Hello! Not long ago, I was tagged to do the Pumpkin Spice Latte book tag by Laura @TheBookCorps and I couldn't resist joining in. I confess I'm not that big on seasonal drinks, just give me a normal hot chocolate on any day of the week, but they do commercially signify the changing seasons and… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Latte Book Tag
Hello! Welcome back to Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Books, the series where I match three books to a Disney song. This time I am here with a song recommendation from Fran Laniado - If I Can't Love Her from the stage adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. I'm glad she recommended it as I absolutely love this song for… Continue reading Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Books – If I Can’t Love Her.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that one can never have too many editions of their favourite book! I definitely hit the nail on the head there, didn't I? Anyway, welcome back to me jabbering on about the one classic novel associated with my blog - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. If you are… Continue reading The Many Editions of Pride and Prejudice
Hello! Today I'm back with a book meme that I have not done for months and one I want to get back into. It is called Down the TBR Hole and it was created by the lovely Lia over at Lost in a Story. The first time I did this, I was tackling my to-read… Continue reading Culling The Extended TBR.
Does anyone else feel that February seems to pass quickly compared to quite a lot of months, and not just because it is the shortest month of the year? It's crazy! I don't think it helps that Easter is super early this year, because then mine and my sister's birthdays will only be around the… Continue reading February Reads
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again... Working as a lady's companion, the heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Her future looks bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Max de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. She accepts, but whisked… Continue reading Rebecca
Hello! Adding an extra post onto my weekly schedule today because I have just stumbled across a Goodreads Reading Challenge that I want to participate in. Yes, everyone gasp in shock horror because Emma (the person who didn't want to participate in any specific challenges this year) is actually going against her word. This challenge… Continue reading Quarterly Challenge – Must Read Books