Me on Monday

It was a week where we embraced the return of the back-to-school routine. There were haircuts all roundThe Boy returned to school in Year 10 (after producing two negative tests)My copy of The Heart Principle finally arrived. (I think Helen Hoang essentially rewrote this book during the final edit, because the story now is nothing … Continue reading Me on Monday

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2021

Evidence of The Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Kindle): I thought I'd read everything by Taylor Jenkins Reid ... until I can across a reference to this novella on a book blog. In this epistolary novel, two strangers strike up a correspondence about the tie that binds them together: their respective spouses, who are having … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2021

Midnight at the Blackbird Café by Heather Webber (Kindle): This sweet Southern story was described to me as a nice, heartwarming read, perfect for a Summer quick-read. It begins when Anna Kate is summoned from her med school studies in Boston to a small Alabama town, because if she is to inherit the famed Blackbird … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2021

Not Every Adventure Has To Be Big

Twenty twenty was the Year of No and this year, many of us are still not that comfortable with the thought of venturing too far outside our domestic bubbles. This summer I’m hoping to go beyond simply saying “let's not” or "maybe" and look for ways to venture out that can make the regular weeks … Continue reading Not Every Adventure Has To Be Big

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2021

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid: I've read every book she’s written (this one is my favourite) so I’m not about to skip her newest title! Four famous siblings throw a huge party every summer in Malibu. But this year? The mansion burns to the ground during the party. (I've also seen somewhere that it … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2021

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth (Kindle): A multi-layered story about a quirky librarian struggling with social functioning, in the vein of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. Fern and Rose are twins, but they couldn’t be more different. Fern has sensory processing disorder, but she thrives at the library where order reigns supreme. Ever the sensible … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2021

For the Love of Books | The Road Trip

The Road Trip by Beth O'Leary: I'm so disappointed with this book. I adored The Flatshare, thought The Switch was cute, if a little cheesy, and had this title on pre-order for quite a while. But this was an infuriating read. Switching back and forth in time, I was invested enough in finding out what happened in the past, … Continue reading For the Love of Books | The Road Trip