As I sit in my rocking chair, knitting myself a Harry Potter jumper with an ‘H’ on because I can’t work out how to knit an ‘R’, I thought back, to the beginning of my blogging journey, 8 long months ago. ‘What have I learnt?’ I asked myself, and what can I , as aRead more about Top 10 Thoughts on blogging-Musings and Reflections[…]
2018 has been such a good year to me , bookwise, that I am trying to pick books that may have flown under the radar and not picked up as much as the big hitters. So the names you may see here might not be immediately obvious but hopefully they will pique some interest andRead more about My Top 10 Books of 2018-Part 2[…]
This year, I have undertaken a readathon of all the Stephen King novels featuring Castle Rock as a location or even as character. So far, I have reached Different Seasons, wherein ‘‘The Body’ is set in Castle Rock . From the 4 novellas included , my favourite is the only one which hasn’t been adapted into a movie.’TheRead more about Annual Winter-y Reads-‘The Breathing Method’ by Stephen King and ‘Ghost Story’ by Peter Straub[…]
This is almost, but not quite, like choosing which child is your favourite! Such a good year for me, book wise, lots of brilliant books and thankfully very few duds, but I am getting much more selective before pressing the ‘request’ button or ‘checkout’! These are (so far)my first 5 of my 2018 Top Reads-Read more about My Top 10 Books of 2018-Part 1[…]
To say this small novella touches your heart is an understatement . The combined talents of Vanessa LaFaye and Rebecca Mascull (who finished it after Vanessa sadly died in February 2018) brings Dickensian London to life. The prequel to ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘Miss Marley‘ supposes the events which led to Jacob and Ebeneezer Scrooge meeting, asRead more about Christmas Book Recommendation-‘Miss Marley’ by Vanessa LaFaye and Rebecca Mascull[…]
It’s my favourite time of the year, autumn, and more specifically HALLOWEEN!!!
Love love love the change of seasons in autumn, kicking leaves, early nights, so much more time to snuggle up and read, read, read!
The lengthening nights make it perfect for fireside scares, and with that in mind, I present to you, my version of Blogoween, having been tagged by the awesome, Two Book Thieves
They, in turn were linked to Blogoween by Anthony at Keep Reading Forward and the original Blogoween post can be found here: https://bookdragons247.wordpress.com/2018/09/01/blogoween-signup/