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, [...]

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book club: current TBR shelf update

book club: current TBR shelf update

It has been a long time coming, but I am officially on a book buying ban for the foreseeable future.  My bank balance, my ever-collapsing bookshelf and my concierge who gladly accepts all of my Amazon orders ever-other day shall probably rejoice at the fact book buying is off the cards for a bit. Instead of loading [...]

new on the shelf: september 2018

new on the shelf: september 2018

September 2018's New On The Shelf list.  Featuring a couple of offerings to quench my current Terry Pratchett obsession, the next instalments in the His Dark Materials trilogy and a classic Agatha Christie novel, where the legendary fictional detective,  Hercule Poirot. The Light Fantastic & Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett  After re-discovering my adoration for [...]

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 [...]