Here’s a rare exaple of me: 1) breaking my book buying ban for something that isn’t a book club choice and 2) reading the new book within 6 months of acquiring it. Persepolis had been on my radar for ages and I definitely planned to read it at some point. I saw it was on… Continue reading Book review: The Complete Persepolis
Graham Greene is one of those famous writers who’s name I nknew but who I’d never read. Even though we have at least two books of his on the shelf. When I went to see Travels with my Aunt at the Citz last year, that was the first experience of Greene’s fiction that I’d had.… Continue reading Book review: Brighton Rock
One of the things I was lucky enough to get for Christmas was a subscription to Reading in Heels from P. I’d been feeling a bit stuck in a rut with my GlossyBox subscription and I was looking for something new, something that suited me better. He found this service and asked if I was… Continue reading Reading in Heels
Last year I made my very long to-read list more manageable by periodically selecting ten books to read from it. That way, instead of having to pick from nearly 100 books, I only had to pick from 10, which is a much easier choice. Plus, I could select those ten books in advance, to make… Continue reading The first short to-read list of 2018!
Seems to be I’m always getting spoiled way more than I deserve and Christmas is no exception to that. So I thought I’d use this post to express my gratitude for all the lovely things I recently recieved. Christmas gift-giving was a little split up this year. I swapped gifts with a few friends fairly… Continue reading Christmas pressies
Disclaimer: It bothers me that I’m posting a review of this kind of book in January, when I know that the diet industry is at it’s most insidious and disgusting. Please don’t see this as a support of that. One of the good things about this book is that it attacks that very industry and… Continue reading Book review: Fat is a Feminist Issue
This was a book that I won in a competition that was run by SciFiNow way back in February. I retweeted something and then sent me a pile of books. It was very nice of them, and a great way to pick up some titles I was pretty unlikely to select for myself without help.… Continue reading Book review: Savant