TBR Shame Tag

I found this on booklovingnut I thought I was bad with hording TBR books but I think she takes the biscuit!! I definitely don’t have over 200 books waiting to be read but I do have a fair amount!! (Edit: I’ve separated Kindle and Paperback books into two lists. I was getting confused!!) Children’s &…

March Roundup

This month I managed better than February, and even better than January. I read 9 books this month and didn’t feel as much of a failure with reading. March was such a crazy month for a lot of different reasons, most obviously because of COVID-19. We’re all trying to cope in our own ways, but,…

#21 The Guest List by Lucy Foley

On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year – the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends.Past grudges. Happy families.Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests.One body. The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island,…

Book Haul

Not content with working my way through my collection of The Famous Five. I went ahead and got the complete collection of The Secret Seven as well – because, let’s face it…I have no control.

#20 Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

It was about time I dipped my toes into Karin Slaughter again. I got this book for Christmas, and I thought with today (29.3.20) being so gloomy and rainy, that it was the perfect time to read. I also didn’t wake till 11:30am because I’d been awake continuously during the night (insomnia) and needed to…

Living Through the COVID-19 Pandemic Week 2 – 21st-27th March

Day Four – Saturday 21st March It’s Saturday! Hurray! But wait, social distancing…great! I actually got up really late on Saturday morning, well past 9am. I had this nightmare that had woken me up at 5:30am. In my nightmare I had a pet bearded dragon and we were playing together. Suddenly the bearded dragon lunged…

Book Haul

I have been lured in yet again by The Book People. This time because two of the series I have added to my wishlist in the past year, were moved to the ‘clearance’ part of the website. I know that The Book People have had money troubles in the past, and that their future is…

#19 Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton

n rural Somerset in the middle of a blizzard, the unthinkable happens: a school is under siege. Children and teachers barricade themselves into classrooms, the library, the theatre. The headmaster lies wounded in the library, unable to help his trapped students and staff. Outside, a police psychiatrist must identify the gunmen, while parents gather desperate…

#18 The Famous Five: Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton

‘There was something else out on the sea by the rocks – something dark that seemed to lurch out of the waves . . . What could it be?’ Julian, Dick and Anne are spending the holidays with their tomboy cousin George and her dog, Timothy. One day, George takes them to explore nearby Kirrin…

Living Through the COVID-19 Pandemic Week 1 – 18th-20th March

Day One It’s Wednesday 18th March 2020, and the UK government has implemented the change where people, where appropriate, begin working from home. The decision at my place of work was made yesterday that all office staff would begin to work remotely. I am part of a Civil Engineering company, and for now, all our…