Earlier in the year, you may recall, I posted about the Reading Women Challenge that I was planning to participate in. As with most good intentions it has fallen slightly to the wayside over the past few months and yet I have managed to complete another five prompts, which I'll discuss below. Are you reading … Continue reading Reading Women 2018 Challenge Update.
The Book Ninja is one of my favourite and definitely most fun reads of the year. Meet Frankie Rose. Frankie works in a bookshop spending her day with the men of her dreams: Mr Darcy, Mr Knightley and Mr Tilney just to name a few. She is sick of the disasters that is online dating … Continue reading The Book Ninja – Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock was sumptuous, easy to read and all consuming. A novel set in the late 1700s, we meet merchant Jonah Hancock as he comes into possession of what is thought to be a mermaid. As everyone clamours to see the mermaid Jonah meets Angelica Neal, a courtesan he can't get out … Continue reading The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock – Imogen Hermes Gowar
Steinbeck's writing is honestly a punch to the gut. You can feel his words as though they are a physical blow and East of Eden proves his long form writing holds up. East of Eden is a beautiful and meandering family saga between two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons. The reader follows their triumphs … Continue reading East of Eden – John Steinbeck
Dear Fahrenheit 451 is a novel for book lovers which I devoured. This is a book of letters from a librarian to the books she has encountered over the years. Some are hilarious and will make you laugh. Some are heartfelt and will make you fall in love with the book all over again or … Continue reading Dear Fahrenheit 451 – Annie Spence
Tangerine was a enjoyable and unique thriller. Alice has just moved to Tangerine with her new husband and encounters the last person she expected to ever see: her old friend Lucy who she hasn't seen or spoken to in over a year. Lucy is here and ready to make amends with Alice. Alice who has … Continue reading Tangerine – Christine Mangan
I'm afraid I've been a little slack and neglecting you all. As a peace offering I give you a list of my favourite books for book lovers. Each of these books are about books, libraries or bookstores. Something all book lovers can appreciate and lose themselves within. Have a look below, tell me what you … Continue reading Books for Book Lovers.