Posts Categorized: The Book Corner

The Book Corner: Only Ever Yours

Captivating. Horrifying. Intriguing. Uncomfortable. Addictive. These are just some of the thoughts I have about Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill. Before I get into all my feelings on this book, let me tell you a little bit about it.This novel tells the story of Frieda and Isabel who are bred (as all girls are) into… Read more »

The Book Corner: Recent Purchases

For the last couple of months I’ve been having such trouble getting into a book. Normally I can read two books a week easily, but since mid-March I’ve only read five books, I just don’t know what is wrong with me! You’d think that with my current reading issues I’d have stopped buying books. After… Read more »

The Book Corner: 2015 books so far

Now that we are nearing the end of the third month of 2015 I though it would be a good moment to talk books. I’ve read a good handful of these lovelies so far this year, so it’s definitely about time I shared my thoughts on one or two of them. So read on for… Read more »

Thought of the Day: The Unknown

I’ve just been reading Not My Father’s Son by Alan Cumming and these words jumped out at me from the page. I think it’s great advice for all walks of live and I’m definitely going to try to do each of these things more. If you haven’t read the book I would highly recommend it…. Read more »

The Book Corner: A Wishlist

There’s nothing I like doing more than making a wishlist. Wishlists are fun. You can mentally shop for something without actually spending money. Then when you do have money you can look back at your wishlist to see what it is that you want to buy. See clever clever things indeed. Plus if anyone ever… Read more »

The Book Corner: Books of 2014

As you know both Fi and I are mahoosive bookworms. Give us a spare hour and a good book and we’ll both be happy bunnies. On that note we have decided to create a 2014 bookish update as a way to look back and reflect on particular highlights (and low lights) on our 2014 reading… Read more »