Book Review · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · History

The Toymakers – Robert Dinsdale

Blurb: ‘It is 1917, and London has spent years in the shadow of the First World War. In the heart of Mayfair, though, there is a place of hope. A place where children’s dreams can come true, where the impossible becomes possible – that place is Papa Jack’s Toy Emporium. For years Papa Jack has… Continue reading The Toymakers – Robert Dinsdale

Cultural · Culture · Dystopian · Fantasy · Ghost · Romance · The Man Booker Prize · Uncategorized

The Man Booker Prize – 2017

So, tonight is an exciting night for any book worm, because at 9.40pm (UK time), the winner of The Man Booker Prize 2017 is announced. They all sound so good. I’ve added them to my ‘Want to Read’ shelf on Goodreads, but who knows when I’ll get round to reading them! You can watch the… Continue reading The Man Booker Prize – 2017

Culture · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Non-Fiction · Romance · Top 5 Tuesday · Uncategorized

Top 5 Tuesday – Favourite Book Covers

So, it’s Tuesday again which means that it’s time for Top 5 Tuesday. This is a feature hosted by Shanah at Bionic Bookworm. This week, the topic is Top 5 Favourite Book Covers. I thought this was going to be hard for me because I tend to remember the stories more than the covers, however,… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday – Favourite Book Covers

Dystopian · Fantasy · Romance · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday – Never Let Me Go

Throwback Thursday is a topic hosted by Renee at It's Book Talk. It's a chance to share some of your favourite books or books that are on your ever growing To Be Read list. Book: Never Let Me Go Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Length: 288 Pages Synopsis (from Goodreads): 'A tale of deceptive simplicity that slowly… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Never Let Me Go

Dystopian · Fantasy · thriller

The End of the World Running Club – Adrian J. Walker

★ ★ ★ This was not a book that I would pick up for myself. My partner is always listening to audio books and when he listens to one that he really likes, he will buy the book version to add it to our book shelf. He kept on going on about how good it was and… Continue reading The End of the World Running Club – Adrian J. Walker