Book Review: Bairdston by Robert Cook

Bairdston by Robert Cook I requested to read this book through Netgalley as I thought the cover looked interesting and I love to read young adult novels from time to time. Book Description: Karim and Salima Kufdani have survived the streets of Tangier on their own. Orphaned and alone they’ve found their own way, until a fateful night and a…

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Word of the Week 08/01/2016

I have a very exciting start to the New Year as I’m waiting to become a mummy for the first time! My due date is the 25th January so time is getting closer now. I am getting very impatient now as I can’t wait to see her little face – I’m soooooooo excited! So my word of the week has…

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New Year New Ideas

This year is a going to be a big year for us in my house as we will be welcoming our first baby in just a few short weeks (or whenever she decides to grace us with her presence which could be tomorrow for all I know!) This has given me some time to start putting alot more effort into…

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Book Review: Dead Ringers by Christopher Golden

Every so often I love to browse through all the books on bookbridgr to see what new books are out and what I like the look of. Sometimes its very hard not to request to read more than I can handle! It’s always so tempting! What caught my eye about Dead Ringers by Christopher Golden was not only the cover…

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Goals For 2016

My blog will be 1 year old in March so I haven’t had the opportunity yet to do a yearly goal post. So I have thought long and hard about my list for this year and what I want to achieve for my blog.  I have also added a little list at the bottom of this post of my own…

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#MySundayPhoto 03/01/2016

A few weeks back I won a lovely sweetie competition which brought me back to lots of childhood memories where you could go into Woolworths and they only used to be 10p. Black Jacks were always my favourites of course!  I hope you all have a lovely Sunday. Rachel xx

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Book Review: The Other Boy by Ian and Rosi Taylor

I was browsing through the Goodreads giveaways and came across this chilling supernatural novella so I entered and was lucky to have won a copy. Here is my honest review. I am a huge fan of novellas and short stories. I think it takes a very special writer to get their story across in a limited number of words. Novellas…

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Looking Back Over 2015

2015 has been a very up and down year for me but there are a few things that have turned the year around. It was back in March that I started my little blog up. I had a very trying January and February so decided to take my mind off things by starting blogging. I wasn’t quite sure where my…

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Best Books I have Read in 2015

So here we are at the end of another year 2015. I have read quite a few books this year and I would love to share with you my top 5 best reads of 2015. I have read 34 books this year according to my Goodreads Challenge and they range from chick lit to young adult, autobiographies and thrillers. Here are my…

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Book Review: The Lie by C.L.Taylor

The Lie by C.L. Taylor I gave The Lie by C.L. Taylor : 5 of 5 stars Book Description I know your name’s not really Jane Hughes… Jane Hughes has a loving partner, a job in an animal sanctuary and a tiny cottage in rural Wales. She’s happier than she’s ever been but her life is a lie. Jane Hughes…

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Book Review: Don’t Call Me Ugly by Alicia Douvall

I haven’t read an autobiography in a while and I was lucky enough to to win this book from a competition by the publisher Austin Macauley on Twitter.                        Book Description A cautionary tale from the woman who spent over a million pounds on surgical procedures… In this remarkable book…

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Making My Christmas Cake

These are the photos I took while making my Christmas Cake. Cannot wait to tuck into it tomorrow!  I wish all my fantastic readers a very Merry Christmas!  Rachel xxx

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Tips on Entering Advent Competitions

Well it’s that time of year that is the most exciting time for a comper! Advent competitions are run daily by an enormous amount of companies giving away fantastic prizes. They can range from electrical goods and gadgets at the top end, down to discounts off their sites for a limited time.  Some companies start on the 1st December with…

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