This book has sat in my Kindle for a while. I loved the title and I loved what it professed to teach me. BUT I've not had the courage to read it. It will take a lot of courage to read a book that will probably suggest I do things that are completely alien to … Continue reading New book alert!
So this is my book pile. I'm not entirely sure how long this is going to take me to finish all these books but here goes nothing! In my to-read list (from top to bottom and not in any order of importance): Our Kind Of Traitor by John Le Carré Get Started On Food Writing … Continue reading #readinggoals this week!
There are books that you just pick up and read and it feels like being enveloped in a soft, warm duvet. These are my comfort books. Over the years my comfort reading list has evolved and my current list has been my go-to list for a few years. I had titles by Ingalls Wilder, Austen, … Continue reading Comfort reading
I've finished another book! Hurrah! I am now catching up to my goal to read 24 books this year. I am now just a book away from catching up! Yay! The book that I'm now reading is the next installment in the Tudor story beautifully written by Philippa Gregory. She now writes about the last … Continue reading Book du jour: Taming the Queen by Philippa Gregory
So I finally finished Maria Kubica's book The Good Girl. It's quite a good book and very nearly unputdownable. I nearly missed my train stop several times in the course of reading the book. It was very interesting because it wasn't an individual's story. It shows how many individuals are affected by one extra-ordinary experience. … Continue reading Book du jour: The Missing One
I cannot remember why I thought this would be a good idea. I've signed up to do a reading challenge on Goodreads. I've set my goal to reading 24 books this year. 2 books a month. At the time I set my goal, I thought it was really doable. My commute to work is an … Continue reading The Good Girl
Push yourself. Don't settle. Just live well. Just live. But after the person you love the most in the world dies, how do you go on? I'm guessing this is the question that Jojo Moyes attempts to answer in her beautiful sequel to the amazing book Me Before You. I nearly fell off my chair … Continue reading Book du jour: After You by Jojo Moyes