Posts from ‘February, 2009’

Weekly Geeks – Social and Political Issues (Natural Childbirth)

Weekly Geeks – Social and Political Issues This week’s challenge is to choose a political or social issue that interests you, and explain a little bit about it. I’m a member of The National Childbirth Trust (NCT), and I’m a big believer in educating pregnant women as much as possible. They can can then make informed […]

The Behaviour of Moths (The Sister) – Poppy Adams

The Behaviour of Moths is called The Sister in America, and I can see why there are two different titles, as there are two distinctive stories in the book. The first is the story of Ginny, an elderly lady who is reunited with her sister after 47 years apart. They struggle to revive their friendship, […]

1% Well-Read Challenge

Michelle at 1 More Chapter is hosting the 1% Well-Read Challenge. The aim is to read 10 books from the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list in the next 10 months. My plan (subject to change!) is to read: Animal’s People by Indra Sinha Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Nzozi […]

February Summary

I equaled my January total by reading 11 books this month. They were a very mixed bag. My favourite by quite a long way was The Hunger Games. I’m sure this will be in my top 5 for the year (although if I manage read lots of  books better than this I will be VERY happy! I also […]

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer (Audio Book)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society had been on my wish list for a while, so when I saw Sandy from You’ve Gotta Read This! raving about the audio book version, I decided to buy a copy. Unfortunately I didn’t realise that it wasn’t released as an audio book in the UK, and […]

I’ve won an award!

I’ve just been given this great award by Molly from the Cozy Book Nook! This was such a nice surprise, as I didn’t even know she’d been visiting! I only spotted her blog a few weeks ago, and since then have been a real fan. She has only been writing book reviews since January, but […]