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Books Wrap Ups

October Wrap Up

November 8, 2018

University took over my reading this month. I'm always a lot slower reading when I'm reading anything like this. I find it takes more concentration and I have to read pages multiple times. I didn't have a great reading month, I ended up ill a fair few times I couldn't cope with reading whilst I had migraines. Hopefully, I'll pick up my reading over November... I didn't love…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

Somebody’s Husband, Somebody’s Son by Gordon Burn

November 2, 2018

Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son is perhaps the most terrifying book I've read. It's a biographical account of the life of Peter Sutcliffe, otherwise known as the Yorkshire Ripper. Burn takes us from his childhood right up to the moment he was sentenced for his crimes. Covering everything from his jobs as a youth, his married life and his family. The detail was astounding. I can't recall how long…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

How to Be a Grown Up* by Daisy Buchanan

September 17, 2018

Everyone needs to read this book. It is quite simply fabulous. Daisy reminisces on her trials and tribulations from her early twenties and what she's now realised as she's entered her thirties. Now, though I'm twenty-one...nearly twenty-two, I still found myself nodding along to paragraphs in this. It got to a point regarding iPhones where I was howling with laughter, couldn't catch my breath and proceeded to send…

Books Events

Pan Macmillan Roadshow 2018

August 19, 2018

As always, a huge thank-you to Pan Macmillan for hosting and inviting me to such a fun and lovely event. It's always a pleasure to see everyone at these events, from the authors to publishers and of course my fellow booksellers and bloggers. I think this may have been one of my favourite events I've been to so far. It's not every day that a publisher orders a…

Books Events

Orion on Tour 2018

July 29, 2018

Firstly, a huge thank-you to the amazing team over at Orion Publishing for inviting me to this event and for being so so lovely. I had a wonderful time chatting away with the other bloggers, authors, editors and all the Orion team about everything from books to winged eyeliner. The location they chose was beautiful too, I'm definitely going to head back to Trof at some point. Just…