The January 2017 Book Club read was English Passengers by Matthew Kneale, a book I would never had chosen to pick up for a multitude of reasons. English Passengers is a historical fiction novel set around the 1850s and the British ‘settling’ of Tasmania. The Reverend Geoffrey Wilson is determined to prove that the Garden… Continue reading Book Club Reads #4 – English Passengers
February has dawned, damp and grey, so here’s my TBR list to help cheer you up. It includes this month’s book for my British Books Challenge (BBC) and the book selected by my Book Club along with some others from my shelf & Kindle backlog! Books that count toward my BBC will be highlighted in… Continue reading My February 2017 TBR
The Death House by Sarah Pinborough Illustrated by: N/A Series: N/A Published: February 26th 2015, Gollancz Edition: Hardback Length: 288 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: YA Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Dystopia Where Did I Get It? I borrowed it from Liberty’s library! Blurb: Toby’s life was perfectly normal… until it was unravelled by something as… Continue reading The Death House ~ Book Review
13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough Illustrated by: N/A Series: N/A Published: February 18th 2016, Gollancz Edition: Paperback Length: 405 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary, Horror, Thriller, Mystery Where Did I Get It? I was kindly sent a copy to review after getting all excited about the YALC sampler! Blurb: I was dead… Continue reading 13 Minutes ~ Book Review
It is the first of January and I am in bed at 3.15pm because I feel (and look) like death warmed up. HOWEVER! Yesterday was a good day to end a year that had markedly more downs than ups and I am feeling positive about going forward from here. Drawing a line in the sand… Continue reading Hello 2017!
I utterly failed at reading at least one ‘classic’ a month in 2016 – I read a couple and didn’t hate them but the desire to pick up more faltered and faded away as the year went on. Oops. For 2017 I have decided I’m going to join in with the British Books Challenge which… Continue reading British Books Challenge 2017