Sorry it’s been quiet on the blog for a while – I’ve been busy moving to Worcestershire. I’ve now got Internet (after a few strangely peaceful weeks without it) and have settled the children into their new schools. Hopefully I’ll be able to get back into reading and have a few reviews here soon.
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I got my reading mojo back recently and have read a lot in the last few weeks. This is mainly because we still haven’t sold our house, so we’re in a boring limbo which involves lots of cleaning and sitting around whilst people wander around our house. Hopefully someone will buy it soon so that […]
Source: Personal Copy Translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero The Best Thing That Can Happen to a Croissant by Pablo Tusset Five words from the blurb: obscenely, family, disappears, business, adventure I bought this book because I was intrigued by the title. It was a fast paced, mildly amusing, thriller, but unfortunately it has […]
The summer was so busy that I didn’t read much, but things have been a lot quieter since my boys returned to school. This means I’m back to my usual level of reading and am getting through the stacks again. I’ve read a nice selection of books, but my favourite read, by a long margin, […]
Source: Free review copy received from publisher The Seed Collectors by Scarlett Thomas Five words from the blurb: woman, love, struggles, seeds, parents I’ve enjoyed many of Scarlett Thomas’ previous books (especially The End Of Mr. Y) so was looking forward to reading this one. Unfortunately it was a departure from her usual style and I didn’t […]
Source: Personal Copy I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh Five words from the blurb: tragic, accident, escape, mystery, consequences I read I Let You Go because it was chosen by my book club. It is a fast-paced thriller about a woman whose child is killed by a car. Some elements were fantastic, but I […]