Hello Humans! Welcome to another 'episode' of Judith reads outside her comfort zone. Today I'm reviewing upcoming historical fiction novel Blackberry and Wild Rose, not a genre I am completely unfamiliar with, but not one that I tend to read by choice. But, as I've said before, I like to push myself as a reader and sometimes it's... Continue Reading →
A Teen Angst Fairytale, ‘The Last Ever After’ Book Review
I think reading this series from start to finish took me about a year. The biggest gap was between the first two (which I read in two days) and the last one which I read ten months later so I had that fun moment of trying to remember what on earth was going on and... Continue Reading →
April Favourites. What I’ve been loving this month
Hello again dearest friends and welcome to my second ever favourites post. It seems April went by in a flash of easter eggs and bunny rabbits and now here we are at the end. People seemed to like my March favourites so I thought I'd give it another go and share with you some of... Continue Reading →
Want to Read Wednesday – Vassa in the Night, Sarah Porter
Modern day fairytales set in Brooklyn? Yes to the please. This little number caught my eye when I was idly browsing past Fairyloot boxes (I'm now a subscriber please anticipate much excitement when my first box arrives). I was also tempted by this when some of the reviews were calling it weird. I adore weird... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Things That Will Make Me Instantly NOT Want To Read A Book
I've been reading so many people's Top Ten Tuesday posts that I couldn't resist writing my own. That and this theme was impossible to resist, I'm such a picky reader and often for the pettiest reasons. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the beyond amazing The Broke and Bookish. As I say I've... Continue Reading →
What I’m listening to…
I'm a shoreline Like the seasons, you know I'll change In time You will see my good, but it comes in waves And just as the tides I can be a low And I can get high Oh, Lord knows I'm a shoreline If you go all the way back to the start of this... Continue Reading →
Caught Between Two Worlds – The perils of trying to read too much at once.
A fairytale ... on the other hand, demands of the reader total surrender; so long as he is in its world, there must be for him no other. W. H. Auden Auden, a poet writing in the mid 20th century, said this frankly marvellous quote about fairy tales which I found as the heading to... Continue Reading →
How do you discover new content?
We all know it by now. It really doesn't need to be said out loud. But regardless of how overstated it is, the fact that we live in an information age where everything is at our fingertips, does not get any less true. But in a world where we're constantly bombarded with advertisements and where... Continue Reading →