Feb 2018_27th The Man In the Picture_A Ghost Story by Susan Hill The Upstairs Room by Kate Murray-Browne Sleeping Arrangements by Laura Shaine Cunningham Faerie Tale

The Roundup: Books Read in February 2018

Before I begin, I thought I’d mention the snowpocalypse the UK has been having this week, creating loads of chaos on main roads and disrupting services all over. Here in our neck of the woods, we’re not experiencing major problems so far, other than a few roads closures. Two days ago, I braved the biting […]... Read More
LIB_0901 The Little Book of Hygge_Meik Wiking

I never EVER learn my lesson + The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

Well, shoot. I went to the library to pick up two – just TWO – reserved books, and I should have left after that, but noooooo, I just had to browse. Ugh. Don’t I have a reading challenge to complete before the end of October? Lifestyle books are usually the easiest and quickest to thumb […]... Read More
The Dead Shall Be Raised_George Bellairs Portrait of a Marriage_Nigel Nicolson 20170617_120250 The Vegetarian_Han Kang

The Roundup: Books I Read in August

The Roundup features all the books I read over the month of August. It was a strange and busy month, and it threw me off my reading groove. I didn’t want these titles lost forever to the blog, so I’ve gathered them all in one post.   The Dead Shall Be Raised by George Bellairs […]... Read More
Ill Have What Shes Having_Rebecca Harrington

I’ll Have What She’s Having by Rebecca Harrington

On the heels of Manazuru (read my post here.) I decided to pick up something light and fun for a change; I’ll Have What She’s Having. This dishy book follows author Rebecca Harrington as she takes on diets sworn by various celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna, Beyonce, and many more. In emulating the different eating […]... Read More
Nella Lasts War_Nella Last

Nella Last’s War: The Second World War Diaries of Housewife, 49

  Pulled from the Mass-Observation diaries of middle-aged housewife Nella Last, Nella Last’s War: The Second World War Diaries of Housewife, 49  is a stand-out account of English home front life as told from the perspective of a middle-aged housewife living with her husband in Barrow-in-Furness, a shipbuilding town in Lancashire. Beginning in September of […]... Read More