Stoptober TBR

It’s been about a month since I started my new job and I’ve gotten settled into my commute – 50 minutes each way on a train makes for great reading time. It’s also Stoptober here in the UK – a campaign to get people to stop smoking. I don’t smoke, but my book-buying habits have … Continue reading Stoptober TBR

Spring Book Haul

You may or may not remember, but I have imposed a book-buying ban on myself a few times…ok more than a few times. As with most book lovers, I have this strange impulse to: Go into bookshops. Buy at least one book (normally three) each time I go into a bookshop. This is a curse … Continue reading Spring Book Haul

Christmas Book Haul

If you haven’t already noticed, I love books. It’s such a small, simple thing that provides you with hours – if not years – of joy. Every Christmas/birthday, I give my family a lengthy wish list which, as you might of guessed, is largely made up of books. This Christmas, my family decided that other … Continue reading Christmas Book Haul

November Book Haul

So… remember when I made a promise not to buy any more books?.... Yeah, that didn’t work so well. I have been better, in that I’ve bought fewer books – however, I technically still broke the rule. BUT, as you will see below, I deny any fault in purchasing these books. A few of these … Continue reading November Book Haul

My Super Huge Book Haul

Buying books is a new addiction for me; as a kid I always borrowed books off friends or from libraries so never got into the habit and nowadays, as I work in publishing, one of the perks is that I get a lot of free books (yay!). But there are a lot of books in … Continue reading My Super Huge Book Haul