The To-Read Pile

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

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: The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

The Girl with Glass Feet was one of the books on my buy, borrow or steal* list last year and I was very excited when my girlfriend sent me a … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Big Joint Review: Cruel Summer by James Dawson & The Key to the Golden Firebird by Maureen Johnson

Earlier this week, I went to an event at Waterstones in Piccadilly where Maureen Johnson and James Dawson talked about gender and YA fiction. I actually have a separate blog … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Review: All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

I’m going to be honest with you. If I hadn’t been given All Our Yesterdays for free, I never would have read it. The cover didn’t appeal to me at … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Video Review: Longbourn by Jo Baker

I have finally created a second video review. Well done me! It’s for Longbourn by Jo Baker and you should watch it to find out about the book. It’s as … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

Big Review: Keeper by Greg Rucka

Big Review: Keeper by Greg Rucka Atticus Kodiak is a professional bodyguard, trained to step in front of a bullet if that’s what’s necessary to protect his client. Dr. Felice … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Week of Reviews – Tuesday: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

A Week of Reviews – Tuesday After I finished Mogworld (yesterday’s review), I picked up The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. I was really excited about this one because I … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Review: Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

  Big Review: Packing for Mars by Mary Roach My husband is a bit of an unashamed space nerd. We went to Kennedy Space Centre together once and paid out … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

2012 Roundup: Books I Read But Did Not Review

2012 Roundup: Books I Read But Did Not Review Things have not been going so well for me recently and, as a result, I’ve found myself reading books but not … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment