The To-Read Pile

There's an ever growing pile of books I want to read…

Category Archives: Holiday Posts

Christmas Reads – Day 3 – The Parisian Christmas Bake Off by Jenny Oliver

Today is cold and damp and I was very late getting out of work so I’m going to write about one of my Christmas comfort reads. The Parisian Christmas Bake … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 2 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

The plan for today was to talk about The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder but then I sold a copy of ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ to a very nice … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas reads – Day 1 – Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

You might remember that a little while ago I set myself a blog challenge and then completely failed it. 😦 As it turns out, it has been really difficult to … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ten books from the pile that I will absolutely, definitely, 100% read in 2014. Promise.

Lots of people seem to be looking back at 2013 and making “best of” lists. There’s nothing wrong with that, loads of really great books came out this year. If … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birthday Reads: Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple and The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

As I might have mentioned once or twice, I’m not buying books this year. I’m not counting any advance reading copies that publishers are nice enough to send me and … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Norfolk Reads

  Norfolk Reads If you follow me on twitter, you might know that I recently spent a blissful week in North Norfolk where I ate lots of delicious food, took … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seattle Reads

    Those of you who follow me on twitter (@gentlethorns) may know that I have been visiting Seattle, a place with the most bookstores per capita of any city. … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment