For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2022

The Ink Black Heart by Robert Galbraith | Hardback | There was a lot of reading to be done! The plot revolves around a murdered game designer and a possible link to internet trolls - of which, the author has plenty of real-life, first-hand experience. The plot was overly complicated in places, in my opinion, … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2022

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2022

The Stealth Ops series (10 books) by Brittany Sahin | Kindle: I came across these on Instagram and they're a lot of fun. The series follows a team of off-the-books Navy SEALS - cue lots of dangerous missions combined with steamy romance. Each member of the SEALS' team has their own book. The Bet by … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2022

Me on Monday | 25 July

A week of record temperatures and the start of the Summer holidays. 🙂 I purchased end of year gifts for staff at The Boy's schoolOur bit of West London hit 40C at 15.00 hours on Tuesday, 19 JulyI purchased new school uniform while it had 20% offThe Boy had his feet measured and new school … Continue reading Me on Monday | 25 July

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2022

Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez | Kindle | A timely and gripping work of historical fiction loosely inspired by the real-life groundbreaking court case of Relf v Weinberger. In 2016 Memphis, distinguished Black doctor Civil Townsend prepares to retire. First she must journey to her hometown of Montgomery to make peace with the past and … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading June 2022

Exploring Jersey Through The Pages of a Book

Have you ever gone somewhere or eaten something simply because you read about it in a book? I did that in Jersey. Well, it was actually several places and one new-to-us food, and as we did them on my birthday, my guys grinned and bore it (bared it?). 🙂 I first read Just Haven't Met … Continue reading Exploring Jersey Through The Pages of a Book

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2022

The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin | Kindle | This is an uplifting, feel-good novel which whisks the reader through a whole range of emotions before building to a climax that ties things off just perfectly. I knew I was going to like it a few pages in when AJ, the irascible … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2022

What Are Your Core Childhood Memories?

I read a great post on Cup of Jo recently all about childhood memories - the comments were the very best part of the post. And that got me thinking, what were mine, my core childhood memories? Collating and reading the Maggie and Kay letters has meant I've been thinking about my childhood a lot … Continue reading What Are Your Core Childhood Memories?

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2022

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee | Kindle | I don't remember why I didn't read this when it was first published, but it was always going to be a certainty after seeing To Kill a Mockingbird. I was shocked when a major character from TKAMB was killed off without real explanation within the … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2022