Year: 2020

Vesper Flights

Helen Macdonald. Vintage. (272p) ISBN 9780099575467 I’ve just returned to work after almost nine months of furlough and decided to use the walk to and […]

5th December 2020

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman. Bloomsbury. (304p) ISBN 9781408891957 Another of those books that’s been adorning my shelves for many months, but Norse Mythology felt like another book […]

29th November 2020

Children of Blood and Bone

Tomi Adeyemi. Pan Macmillan. (544p) ISBN 9781509871353 There has been so much hype about Children of Blood and Bones that I was a bit leery […]

29th November 2020


In Iceland, books are exchanged as Christmas Eve presents, then you spend the rest of the night in bed reading them and eating chocolate. The […]

19th November 2020

October Update

Twenty-one posts published this month, so a really good month for blog content as in my head as long as I write at least one […]

1st November 2020

Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain

Barney Norris. Transworld. (288p) ISBN 9781784161354 Before I started working as a bookseller for Waterstones I would never have contemplated reading a book such as […]

12th October 2020

September Update

Another good and productive month, my reading plan is a minimum of six books a month and again I’ve achieved that though I stalled a […]

30th September 2020