#BlogTour The Couple by Helly Acton

A huge thanks to Zaffre Books and Tracy Fenton for asking me to be on the blog tour for Helly’s latest book. When I read the blurb for this book I just knew it was going to be up my street. Whilst I didn’t fall head over in heels in love with Helly’s previous book…

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

I received this book last year as a random act of kindness, and have been waiting to read it ever since. So was thrilled when Gem (@zeroshelfcontrol) decided to host a buddy read with a fab group of people! The Book Be careful who you let in… In a large house in London’s fashionable Chelsea,…

Monthly Wrap Up – April 2021

Ok, where did April go? April for me was the month I grew older and into my 30’s! Went back to work full time again and spent a lot of time unpacking the house from moving at the end of March. It was a busy month, so I was very surprised to realise I had…

The Man I Think I know by Mike Gayle

I totally needed the ease of this book this month and I really enjoyed being able to tick off another book from my 21 books to read in 2021 list! The Book A powerful and bittersweet story of an unexpected male friendship and an unlikely love story, a thought provoking storyline told with Mike’s distinctive…

Monthly Wrap Up – March 2021

March was a fairly busy month for me as it was the month Dan and I moved home! Let me just tell you packing, moving and unpacking is TOUGH! As I’m sure you can appreciate moving unfortunately led to more packing than reading, so it’s a fairly empty (and late) monthly update. Saying that I…

Another Life by Jodie Chapman

A huge thanks to the publisher and Ellie for sending me an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and views are my own. Another Life will be published on the 1st April 2021. The Book Nick and Anna work the same summer job at their local cinema. Anna is mysterious, beautiful, and from a…

The Truth About the Harry Qubert Affair by Joel Dicker

A huge thanks to the fabulous Ali at @thesundayfeeling for gifting me this book last year (2020) as a random act of kindness. It’s Ali’s favourite book ever and as I trust Ali’s recommendations I was thrilled to be reading it. I read this alongside Tracy (@tracy.s1981) and Gemma (@booksandbeautifulthings18) and I loved it. Reading…

The Housemate by Nina Manning [Netgalley]

A huge thanks to Netgalley for approving me to listen to the audiobook version of Nina Manning’s, The Housemate! The Book The perfect life? …Or the perfect lie? When Regi moves into her new houseshare, she’s ready for a clean slate. A new home. A new routine. A new identity… Desperate to escape the shadow…

Should books visibly display the number of a series?

Ok, so I was just typing up my 21 books to read in 2021 list and started to look and grab images from Goodreads when I discovered that books I had been gifted by family members were all part of a wider series – and not one of them was number one in that series….

21 books to read in 2021

You may have spotted this trend on Instagram over the first few months this year. However I thought it was about time I put my 21 books in 2021 list on the blog. It’s a fun little challenge and I actually really enjoyed going through my shelves to see what I had to read…I’m going…