The Friday Five … Favourite YA Books

After reading a post on the fabulous blog Belle of the Library, I realised that I’ve been neglecting the literature that lead me to study English at university and the reason for my continued love of books. Young Adult fiction might not be fancy enough to impress my seminar leaders, but it was the starting…

Sundays at Tiffany’s – Book Review

Sundays at Tiffany’s by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet is a sweet novel… and there’s not much I can say about it. It isn’t that I didn’t enjoy it, but once I’d finished it I just felt a bit ‘oh ok’, like in The Truman Show when it ends and I think it’s the cops…

Eileen – Book Review

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh is not a book I would have picked up on my own, but man am I glad I’ve read it! I can’t remember which wonderful blog I saw the review on but thank you so much for introducing me to this amazing book! Eileen is one of those intensely interesting books…

Pokemon Go – Community Day, Eevee and Evolution Stones

Something a little different today, I’ve changed up my posting from every other day to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, plus a weekend post if I come across something interesting. These weekend posts I’ve decided will be my space to talk about anything and everything… although most likely more books and interesting places! Today’s weekend post,…

Set in Stone – Book Review

Set in Stone by Linda Newbery explores how Samuel, an art tutor, slowly uncovers the truth behind the lives of the Farrow family. Sisters Juliana and Marianne are complete opposites – something which annoyed me a little as it felt too cliché. Marianne is flighty, striking and passionate, whilst Juliana is more sensible and withdrawn….

The Christchurch Quest

In July myself, my boyfriend Ben, my sister Mia and her boyfriend Harry spent 3 nights camping in the New Forest to celebrate Mia’s birthday. Our campsite was lovely and the whole trip was brilliant – read my full post on our trip to the New Forest here! After our trip to Lymington we were ready…