book club: august 2018

book club: august 2018

Just like every month this year, August was a turbulent whirlwind.  The month saw Cigarette Sounds take a short break for the first time in a long time so I could have a breather in between starting my new hospitality job in Manchester and taking over the role of Editor-in-chief for Gigslutz. Despite it being [...]

book club: july

book club: july

I believed July to be a serious step back in my reading when compared to May/June- but with six novels down, I do not think that was the case! This month has almost just been about the girls - with Dolly Alderton and Philippa Gregory taking centre stage, while Virginia Woolf and Kim Gordon have [...]

book club: the book of dust volume I, la belle sauvage by philip pullman

book club: the book of dust volume I, la belle sauvage by philip pullman

At the beginning of July 2018, my book count sits at a lovely little 33, with 34 coming along nicely too.  This year, I have challenged myself to read 60 books, document my findings (hence the birth of #cigsoundsbookclub) and fall in love with reading again. So far, 2018 has seen some stunning reads, including [...]

book club: june

book club: june

June has been an absolute whirlwind, to say the least! What with a poolside holiday, a festival, a wedding, an extended trip home, working and writing, I'm not sure how I have managed to keep my head above water.  As well as all this, I have managed to tear my way through six novels.  Well-bloody-done [...]