Adult Fiction · book club · Books · Contemporary · Historical Fiction · Life · Thriller · Young Adult Fiction

My December TBR

December. The month I usually fail at reading anything until the last few days and then I read everything in one go! Some years December is all about me desperately squeezing in books to hit my GoodReads Reading Challenge total but as my total for the year was 36 and I’m already on 48, this… Continue reading My December TBR

book club · Books · Historical Fiction · Reviews · Young Adult Fiction

Book Club Reads #1 – The Book Thief

Last month saw the first meeting of a brand shiny new book club. It started off the back of the ‘Smut Party’ writing club that we did a while back – we decided we enjoyed getting together and being nerdy but writing isn’t something all of us do regularly, unlike reading. The book we read… Continue reading Book Club Reads #1 – The Book Thief

Depression · mental health · Poetry · Writing


Feeling normal. Being normal. School run, washing clothes, swimming lessons, food. Normal life just rolling on But everything is wrong. Feeling normal. Being normal. Sleeping badly, crazy dreams, anxious, frightened, tired. Normal life just rolling on But everything is wrong. Finding normal. Adapting normal. New routines, exercises, good days, bad days, change. Normal life just… Continue reading Normal

Adventure · Board and Picture Books · Books · Children's Fiction · Reviews

Max The Flying Sausage Dog: Book Three ~ Children’s Book Review

Max the Flying Sausage Dog: Book 3 – A Scary Tail by John O’Driscoll & Richard Kelley Illustrated by: Arthur Robins Series: Max the Flying Sausage Dog (Volume 3) Published: Words In The Works LLC, 2016 Edition: Paperback Print Length: 50 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: Children’s Fiction, Picture Book Where Did I Get It?… Continue reading Max The Flying Sausage Dog: Book Three ~ Children’s Book Review

Books · Fantasy · Horror · Science Fiction · Thriller · YALC

YA Sampler Reactions: Volume 5

Yup, still going with these between all my other books. I did mention that I got LOTS of stuff for my ticket price at YALC in July, right?😉 The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone Blurb: Deep in the jungle of Peru, a black, skittering mass devours an American tourist party whole. FBI agent Mike Rich investigates… Continue reading YA Sampler Reactions: Volume 5

Family · Just For Fun · Life · UK Days Out

The Haunted Castle – Warwick Castle

There was something different about Warwick Castle when we visited on Saturday and it had a very funny effect on the Smalls… For October Half Term, Warwick Castle has been transformed into The Haunted Castle and it is wickedly spooky for all ages as well as being as fascinating and interesting as usual! It doesn’t… Continue reading The Haunted Castle – Warwick Castle