I Invited Her In – Adele Parks ‘I invited her in… and she took everything.’ When Mel hears from a long-lost friend in need of help, she doesn’t hesitate to invite her to stay. Mel and Abi were best friends back in the day, sharing the highs and lows of student life, until Mel’s unplannedContinue reading “Book Review: I Invited Her In”
Series. There were quite a few I started in 2021 with full intentions of reading the full series. Naturally, that didn’t actually happen. There are just so many books that I want to read and not enough hours in the day. It doesn’t help that 2021 just seemingly flew by, I always feel like I’mContinue reading “Book Series I Started But Haven’t Finished (2021 Edition)”
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The theme this week is 2021 releases I was excited for, but didn’t get to read. Let me tell you, there were quite a lot, so in order to narrow this list down just a little, I decided toContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Thrillers I Didn’t Get To”
Looking back at my 2021 books, I thought it might be fun to take a look at the books I rated 5 stars. I have to say, there weren’t many. Of the 110 books I read last year, only 7 earned a 5 star rating. Lots of 4 stars, but not a lot of theContinue reading “5 Star Reads In 2021”
This is one post I have been looking forward to writing all year long. I’ve always enjoyed reading, but 2021 was the first year that I really started to keep track of my books, and I’ve been excited to see my final reading statistics. The quick numbers: My longest book read in 2021 was OutlanderContinue reading “2021 Reading Wrap Up”
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The theme this week is the most recent additions to my book collection. This list is a combinaton of books I received as gifts for Christmas, a few I bought from the local second-hand bookstore, and a few IContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: New To Me Books”
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme that is currently being hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It’s Monday, and after an extended Christmas break, the kiddo is back in school. All last week I was watching for updates as they decided whether or not school would be going back or goingContinue reading “It’s Monday – January 10 2022”
In A Dark, Dark Wood – Ruth Ware In a dark, dark wood Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back. There was a dark, dark house Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen do arrives. Is this a chanceContinue reading “Book Review: In A Dark, Dark Wood”
It has been freezing here all week long, with windchills of -40, but it is supposed to warm up to -15 which will be nice. My daughter has her first gymnastics class of the year tomorrow (as long as it isn’t cancelled before then), and is back at school on Monday so it seems likeContinue reading “Weekend Reading Plans: Jan 7 2022”
January. The time of year when I get overly enthusiastic about reading challenges that I may or may not complete by the end of the year. This one however, seems to be quite doable. Reading historical fiction? Great, sign me up! I love a bit of historical fiction. The Historical Fiction Reading Challenge is hostedContinue reading “Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2022”
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