My Top Three Summer Reading Suggestions

Whether you’re topping up your tan at the beach or you find yourself with nothing to do one day this summer, you may want to catch up on your reading. Take them down… Continue reading

Book Hangovers

I often speak about book hangovers, but not a lot of people understand what I mean by it. My definition is simple: I read a book and it sends me into a depressive… Continue reading

Waterstones Summer Book Club

Waterstones have released their list for the Summer Book Club. You can check it out here. At least you don’t have to scour the bookshelves for your beach read.

Short stories on Twitter

David Mitchell’s latest idea is really quite innovative. With social media fast becoming something embedded into modern society, having characters that tweet is really the only thing that seems to make sense. David… Continue reading

Extra Q & A

I really enjoyed completing the A – Z book survey, and I found myself hungry for more bookish questions. I found another similar questionnaire, but picked the questions I hadn’t answered. So without… Continue reading

The A to Z Survey

    After the wonderful Tanya over at Read. Run. Study. commented on one of my posts I was intrigued to check out her blog. I found this survey on her homepage, which the other wonderful Jamie… Continue reading

My First Book Review

It always amuses me to stumble upon old work that I did when I was a child. While the content on this blog may not be the best, I’d like to think I… Continue reading

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

  What about little microphones? What if everyone swallowed them, and they played the sounds of our hearts through little speakers, which could be in the pouches of our overalls? When you skateboarded… Continue reading

Let children’s books be

I read an article this morning in which the writer argued that children’s books shouldn’t always be full of happily ever afters. I beg to differ. I think that being a child is… Continue reading

See Now Then by Jamaica Kincaid

“I liked that sentence then and I like that sentence now but then I had no way of making any sense of it, I could only keep it in my mind’s eye, where… Continue reading