“Landfill”: Book Review

Pub Date: 2018. ISBN: 978-1-908213-62-4. Publisher: Little Toller Books. In a diary entry published in March 2010, birdwatcher and radio producer, Tim Dee, stated that "birding ... has the intensity of first love." Author of The Running Sky (2009) and Four Fields (2013), Dee has spent his life studying and cataloguing the behaviours of birds. Fascinated by... Continue Reading →

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Down the TBR Hole #2

Down the TBR Hole is a blog meme begun in 2016 by Lost in a Story. It's something that I've wanted to take part in for quite a while now, because it's all about organisation! Rules: Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf. Order on ascending date added. Take the first 5 (or 10 if you're... Continue Reading →

My Week in Review

In case you've missed any of my blog posts this week, or would like to know what I've been up to since last Sunday, here's a brief overview: My Blog Posts This Week: My Monday Message: Some Trick by Helen DeWitt. Book Review: She by H. Rider Haggard. The Friday 56: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Blog Update: One Useful... Continue Reading →

Blog Update: One Useful Blog

At the start of the summer, I wrote a post explaining how my blog had helped me to secure an internship. Back then, I was amazed at how something that I genuinely enjoy doing had actually become useful for a purpose beyond simply sharing my thoughts. Well, it's happened again. You may or may not... Continue Reading →

The Friday 56: Beowulf

The Friday 56 is a blog meme hosted by Freda's Voice. Each week, you choose a book quote (preferably from page 56) to talk about! So, here goes: Rules: Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56 (or 56% in an eReader). Find any sentence (or a few, just don't spoil anything) that pulls... Continue Reading →

My Week in Review

In case you've missed any of my blog posts this week, or would like to know what I've been up to since last Sunday, here's a brief overview: My Blog Posts This Week: My Monday Message: To Kill a Mockingbird. Book Review: The Stranger Upstairs. My Confession (non-fiction): Book Ratings. The Friday 56: The Waves. Harry Potter Revisited:... Continue Reading →

My Confession: Book Ratings

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post that explained my issues with the book review system. In this post, I suggested that giving a book a numerical score was an unfair way of judging its quality, especially as many bloggers do not define their review policies. By this, I mean that one blogger may... Continue Reading →

My Week in Review

In case you've missed any of my blog posts this week, or would like to know what I've been up to since last Sunday, here's a brief overview: My Blog Posts This Week: My Monday Message: An Ember in the Ashes. Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Pull You Out of a Reading Slump. Mini Series... Continue Reading →

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