New On The Shelf: May Kindle Edition

New On The Shelf: May Kindle Edition

Welcome to the first of two New On The Shelf blog posts for May 2020.  The first being this Kindle edition, the second to be an Audiobook haul.  The latter should follow swiftly, if I can manage to keep my head out of the fridge for long enough. I read on my Kindle Paperwhite.  This [...]

book club: november 2018

book club: november 2018

Despite the business of November (essay writing, running pancakes up and down restaurants, jetting off home for my birthday and travelling to Durham to spend time at my boyfriends') I managed to find a good portion of time to devour some paperbacks, an audiobook, a couple plays and a poem of epic proportions. This month, [...]

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 [...]