The To-Read Pile

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

Christmas Reads – Day 5 – Mystery in White by J. Jefferson Farjeon

It is late and I forgot to write a tiny Christmas blog post before deciding that it should be bedtime. Whoops. Here instead is something that I wrote for a … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas Reads – Day 4 – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

I spent today doing Christmas shopping, and spotted some ‘Bah, Humbug’ anti-Christmas merchandise, which made me think about A Christmas Carol. What do you think, the most famous Christmas book … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Teen Thrillers Review Roundup

So… My last post was in March and it is now… Mid-October. Oh, well. Sometimes my life just seems to get away from me. This is the problem with being … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Review: All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman

This review is for Teresa (Hi Teresa! Sorry I spelt your name wrong on my first try!) who requested it from the pile of books I have yet to review. … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment