Puffin Picture Book Subscription - review
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Puffin Picture Book Subscription Box review

[Ad - review. I was sent a box for review purposes and all thoughts are my own] There are few things I love more than bedtime stories with Jenson. I'm so proud to be raising a mini bookworm who always asks for more stories and learns his favourites by heart. Thanks to the Puffin Picture… Continue reading Puffin Picture Book Subscription Box review

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Books

Mid-Year Book Freak Out (2019)

This post features affiliate links You know I can't resist a bookish tag and the mid-year book freak out is a great opportunity to check in with any reading goals and challenges. I completed it for the first time last year and had forgotten all about it until I spotted it on The Roaring Bookworm… Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out (2019)

Jodi Picoult books
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My top ten Jodi Picoult books

This post features affiliate links Jodi Picoult is my all-time favourite writer. I've read all of her adult novels, with the exception of Mercy, which I've only recently been able to find a copy of in the UK (it's already in my basket for my next Amazon order), and she never fails to surprise me.… Continue reading My top ten Jodi Picoult books

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Books

What I’ve been reading lately #18

This post features affiliate links It's only now that I've come to put this little update together that I've realised something which links all of these titles. Fun! I'm sure it won't take you long to spot... Here are some short reviews of what I've been reading lately. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier There are… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #18

Lit Chat review
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Lit Chat #5

[Ad – previous collaboration. This post contains affiliate links] Welcome to part five of my Lit Chat series (check out parts one, two, three and four). This is the series where I select a few of my Lit Chat cards (previously sent for review) and discuss reading habits and book-related memories, amongst other bookish things,… Continue reading Lit Chat #5

The Wisdom of Wonder Woman
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What I’ve been reading lately #17

This post features affiliate links and one review copy (marked with *). All thoughts are my own. At the start of the year, I set myself some bookish goals. These were based on a few different challenges and, if I'm being honest, a bit intense. I drew out spreads in my bujo to help keep… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #17

Zebra Kirarich Glitter Highlighter pen
Books, stationery

Stationery porn: Glitter highlighters and more [sponsored]

[Ad - sponsored. This post is part of Stationery & Art's sponsorship of my National Stationery Week 2019 campaign] Growing up, one of my favourite items of stationery was the glitter gel pen (still is. Especially scented ones!) and I was so excited to stumble across the Zebra Kirarich Glitter Highlighter Pens recently. Plus, bonus,… Continue reading Stationery porn: Glitter highlighters and more [sponsored]

More books for feminists of all ages
Books, feminism

More books for feminists of all ages

Just under a year ago, I wrote a post called 'books for feminists of all ages', bringing together my reviews of more than a dozen feminist favourites. I've since reviewed more than 20 similarly themed titles, including some beautifully illustrated books for younger readers, so it's time for an updated list (with affiliate links). Up… Continue reading More books for feminists of all ages

Fallen Angel by Chris Brookmyre
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Blog tour: Fallen Angel by Chris Brookmyre

[Ad - review. I was sent a copy of this book for review purposes and all thoughts are my own] I love a good whodunnit but it has become increasingly hard to find a thriller which is unpredictable and truly thrilling. So many are hyped as the new Girl on the Train, Big Little Lies… Continue reading Blog tour: Fallen Angel by Chris Brookmyre

Feminist books
Books, Cornwall, feminism, Jenson, Lifestyle

A few of my favourite things #86

How flippin' lovely has it been the last few days? I've been so grateful for the opportunity to take Jenson on a few adventures while we've been off work and nursery. Plus the weather has been gorgeous. Although I must remember to reapply the factor 50 regularly. Here's a look back at a few favourites.… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #86