Harry Potter Revisited

I want to begin this post with an apology. Towards the end of last summer, I started a new blog segment called "Harry Potter Revisited". My plan was, every week, I would write a blog post about a chapter of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. Unfortunately, I couldn't keep up with this schedule; almost... Continue Reading →

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World Book Day: Roald Dahl Under the Spotlight

It's World Book Day in the UK, and children up and down the country will be sitting in school, dressed up as characters from the Percy Jackson and Harry Potter series. This is a day for everyone to appreciate their favourite books, but it is particularly important in schools, as children are encouraged to talk about... Continue Reading →

“The Exorcist”: Book Review

Title: The Exorcist. Author: William Peter Blatty. Publication: 1971, Harper & Row. My Edition: 2011, Corgi Books. Length: 400 pages. Genre(s): Horror, Gothic, Thriller. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible Eight-year-old Regan MacNeil is a sweet child; every morning, she sneaks downstairs to leave a rose on her mother's breakfast plate. When she... Continue Reading →

Weekly Book Deals (04/03/19)

Welcome to my weekly book deals post. Each week, I plan on recommending a selection of books based on monthly and weekly book deals. These are either books which I have read (and loved), or books which I really want to read! Enjoy the deals! 5 Kindle Books Under £2* The Bear and the Nightingale... Continue Reading →

“The Diary of a Bookseller”: Book Review

Title: The Diary of a Bookseller. Author: Shaun Bythell. Publication: 2017, Profile Books. My Edition: 2017, Audible Audio. Length: 9 hours, 41 minutes / 310 pages. Genre(s): Non-Fiction, Autobiography, Memoir. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible In 2014, Shaun Bythell, owner of The Bookshop, the largest second-hand bookshop in Scotland, decided to start... Continue Reading →

Reading Wrap Up: February 2019

It's the last day of February, which means it's time for my monthly reading wrap up! February has been quite a positive reading month for me (although I certainly haven't managed to read all of the books I planned on reading - check out my February reading challenge here)! So far, 2019 is going really well in... Continue Reading →

“The Story of an African Farm”: Book Review

Title: The Story of an African Farm. Author: Olive Schreiner. Publication: 1883, Chapman & Hall. My Edition: 1982, Penguin Classics. Length: 304 pages. Genre(s): Classic, Cultural, Christian. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon Em and Lyndall are two very different girls. Brought up together on a farm in the midst of the African plains, the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Book Deals (25/02/19)

Welcome to my weekly book deals post. Each week, I plan on recommending a selection of books based on monthly and weekly book deals. These are either books which I have read (and loved), or books which I really want to read! Enjoy the deals! 5 Kindle Books Under £1* A River in Darkness by... Continue Reading →

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