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
Whelp, we're still melting. Nothing for it but ice cold baths, fans and frappucinos. Because it's still crazy hot, I wanted to explore a few teas that are refreshing but still hot. I've downed three times my bodyweight in peach iced tea in the last few days to stay cool and because I'm a shameless… Continue reading Teas for Readers 104
You ever get those times when you realise just how big your to-be-read pile is? When you start to think you might have a reading problem but then you remember that there's no such thing as Bookaholics Anonymous. So we buy five more books on sale and hope the book pile doesn't fall on us… Continue reading What’s on the TBR list?