7 Books I Did Not Finish (DNF) In 2020

7 Books I Did Not Finish (DNF) In 2020

This year, due to national lockdowns and making a real effort to swap death-scrolling, I have managed to read 100 books!  This is a huge feat that I am immensely proud/slightly surprised about.  100 is a bloody BIG number.  There will of course be monthly wrap-ups, my top 10 books of 2020, and a ‘how [...]

August Book Reviews

August Book Reviews

In late 2018, my to be read list was more like a ‘never-going-to-read’ library.  Jane Austen littered my windowsills, Zadie Smith lined by cupboards, Oscar Wilde sprawled over my kitchen and you do not even want to know who was hiding under my bed.  I loved nothing more than receiving novels in the post, picking [...]

July Book Reviews

July Book Reviews

July 2020 marked the re-opening of the world post-lockdown.  The pubs were bustling, the brunch places saw avocado’s dashing out the door and my beloved swimming pool welcomed me back with open arms.  For me, July was a busy month.  There was a new job, a trip home (my first since Xmas 2019!), a shift [...]