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

Around Here

I've donated my 34th pint of blood - in and out in less than 30 minutesThe Postie has delivered Abby Jimenez's new bookI'm on track to successfully complete the 100 Day Project.The Boy appears to be making a good recovery from his toenail surgeryPutting my jeans back in the drawer and bringing out the lighter-weight … Continue reading Around Here

Me on Tuesday

It's been a fab few days here ... The Postie delivered the latest offering from Mhairi McFarlane. 🙂 The Brainy One and I tackled the weeding and replanting in our front garden. We met up with my SiL to walk our dogs together and then had lunch in her garden. We revisited Hughenden. We enjoyed … Continue reading Me on Tuesday

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2021

Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson (Kindle): Inspired by true events, this is a story of terror, hope, love, and sacrifice that vividly evokes the most perilous days of World War II. It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming increasingly perilous for Italian Jews like the Mazin family. With Nazi Germany now … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2021