Blog, Books, Libraries, Next, Reading, TBR

Iconic Lists of Books You HAVE to read….

"200 books you HAVE to read before you die" "If you've read THESE books then you're a book addict!" "100 Classics that you HAVE to read" "Top 10 reads for this summer" I'm sure you've all seen these lists before and sometimes clicked on them, noted the titles you've read and come away feeling happy; … Continue reading Iconic Lists of Books You HAVE to read….

2017, Blog Tour, Bookish, Next, Reading, Reviews

Dating Daisy by Daisy Mae #BookReview #BlogTour

A quirky romance story about finding love on the internet, while working in a sexual health clinic and being in your mid-fifties. What do you do when you're a newly divorced 52 year old mother, keen for a second chance of romance? Why internet dating of course! Daisy Mae_224 embarks on the internet dating process… Continue reading Dating Daisy by Daisy Mae #BookReview #BlogTour

2017, Baileys Prize, Bookish, Books, Next, Reviews

The Dark Circle by Linda Grant #bookreview #BaileysPrize

The Dark Circle is a compelling read. It tells us the story of twin siblings Lenny and Miriam Lynskey, who are diagnosed with tuberculosis and shuttled to a sanitarium in Kent where they are subject to idle days and wondering if they'll fall victim to a diseases that's traditionally fatal. The year is 1949 and the… Continue reading The Dark Circle by Linda Grant #bookreview #BaileysPrize

Books, Libraries, Next, Reading, TBR

Buy or Borrow?

The eternal question - do you buy the book or borrow the book from the library? Which actually supports the author more? Which supports the community more? Which supports society more? These are all questions I'm sure that serious readers have considered. Now just because I work in a library doesn't mean that I never… Continue reading Buy or Borrow?