Can anything make us so unexpectedly happy as finding out we love a book that we weren't sure about? This week, Shana at Bionic Bookworm has asked us the question: which books exceeded our expectations? The books that make the Top 5 are the books that we started fairly indifferent to and finished by scouring Amazon… Continue reading Top 5 Books That Exceeded My Expectations
They say you can't change a man but I beg to differ. I got an unexpected package through the post yesterday (yay!) and after my husband texted me to open it, I discovered he had ordered this: My husband, who isn't into reading that much and notices through a furrowed brow if there is an… Continue reading Reading Round Up: 23rd – 29th January
This month has already been a weird mix of good and bad books but all of you avid readers will know, sometimes the bad ones are inevitable. Sometimes, though, I ignore the red flags and go ahead and read anyway. I am. Just. That. Addicted. I am definitely guilty of that in the last few… Continue reading How does a good book look? #2
When I took a look at the Teen and Young Adult Urban Fantasy chart this week, I literally facepalmed. Do you remember a few weeks ago when Inception was at the top of the charts two weeks in a row, so I used the next viable book: The Shadow Student? Well, this week, The Shadow Student actually made it to #1… Continue reading What’s #1 in the Urban Fantasy Charts?
A few years ago, me and my now-husband-then-fiancé spent a year living in the city of Hangzhou, in China. We had to forget everything we knew about food and drink and completely conform to their way of living. FYI, you will not find a good bar of chocolate under £5. (Best fiver you'll ever spend.)… Continue reading Teas for Readers 105