Hello Book Lover, I love this time of year, when I scroll through all of the screen shots I have taken over the past few months, and I paw over book catalogues like the 90's version of me with an Argos book, in order to bring you some of the books in 2022 I am… Continue reading Ones to Watch in 2022.
What a year! I have again read more than previous year, short stories have dominated my reading as has translated fiction although that has definitely dipped towards the end of the year. In September I started to tackle my unread books, which has been absolutely brilliant, I have read some incredibly books some of which… Continue reading Favourite Reads of 2021.
Hello book lover, You know my love for Dominic Nolan runs deep, I have read, reviewed and bloody loved both of his previous novels Review – Past Life by Dominic Nolan and Review – After Dark by Dominic Nolan When I found out he was publishing a new novel this year I was delighted and then, I… Continue reading Review – Vine Street by Dominic Nolan.
Hello Book Lover, I read about this book last year, immediately I was drawn to it. A book set within an Irish family, where tragedy has struck exacerbating deep rooted trauma, fractured relationships and the intricacies and fragility of family, it immediately went on my “Ones to Watch for 2021 Blog Post”. I was thrilled… Continue reading Review – Dinner Party A Tragedy by Sarah Gilmartin.
Hello Book Lover, It's been a while, I haven't officially stopped blogging but life has certainly meant that trying to keep up with my blog has fallen short. However, I was planning a post for Instagram the other week, it was a picture of my bookshelves, the one at the top of this post in… Continue reading My Unread Shelf Project
Hello Book Lover, I am a proud Northerner, I do bang the Northern drum a lot on social media. So when the opportunity to read and review Test Signal an anthology of Northern writers came my way, I jumped at the chance. Test Signal is a celebration of the newest writing from authors either from… Continue reading Review – Test Signal. Northern Anthology of New Writing. Edited by Nathan Connolly.
Hello Book Lover, Night Bitch is going into my books of the year, what an incredible ride it was, from the start I adored this book. I love books about motherhood and those which explore the subject with a difference, Nightbitch is one of the most unique and relatable books I have read in a… Continue reading Review – Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder.
Hello Book Lover, This review has been a long time coming, I read Sorrowland back in May and as soon as I had finished I tweeted that it was my book of the year a bold claim with 8 months left to go - It still stands by the way. I have sat on this… Continue reading Review – Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon.
Hello Book Lover, Today's post has been gathering cobwebs in the drafts section of my blog so I thought that it was about time to dust it of and show it to the world! This was a tag that was doing the rounds on Instagram, what feels like years ago now, so I thought it… Continue reading My Dream Dinner Party Line Up – Author Edition.
Hello Book Lover, I haven't done one of those before but I have read some absolute belters this year, so I thought I would put together a short blog to share some of my favourites from the year so far. I have called it early but my book of 2021 is Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon,… Continue reading My Mid-Year Favourites.