Books and Chocolates Giveaway

Here is my latest books and chocolates giveaway. I love to run little competitions to give something back to you, and books and chocolates are two of my favourite things. This month there are three books in the giveaway and a small box of milk tray chocolates. The first book in the giveaway is called 44 Scotland Street by Alexander…

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Book Review: Let There Be Linda by Rich Leder

This week’s book for Book Review Monday’s is a little out of the ordinary for my usual type of read. It really is a strange little read! So I was asked if I would like to review Let There Be Linda by Rich Leder. Now I normally read crime/thrillers with some chick lit and YA thrown in. I have never…

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Book Review: Six Tudor Queens – Katherine of Aragon by Alison Weir

I was ecstatic to receive a hardback copy of Katherine of Aragon The True Queen by Alison Weir in the post the other week from Bookbridgr. I am a huge fan of British history especially the Tudor era. I get my love of history from my mum. She has hundreds of history books and I’m definitely going to pass this…

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Book Review: Geek Girl (head over heels) by Holly Smale

Hello! It’s book review Monday again. This week I have read one of the books from the Geek Girl series called Head Over Heels by Holly Smale. The Geek Girl series are about Harriet Manners, a 15 year old geek. Harriet is not a trendy teenager and really doesn’t like fashion. Her best friend Nat does though, she aspires to…

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My First Baby Books

Happy Monday! Well it’s another Monday again so #BookReviewMondays is here today and this week I would love to tell you about baby girl’s First Baby Books.  Back in February when we registered baby girls birth at our local registry office, they gave us a lovely book purple book bag from Bookstart containing a couple of My First Baby Books.  Included…

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World Book Night 23/04/2016

Happy Saturday! Today is World Book Night which is a night where lots of volunteers give out books from a choice of 15 to people in their communities who don’t normally read. I think this is a fantastic idea! As an avid book reader I know I will be making sure I have a book in my hand in support. You…

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Book Review: Mandalas to Crochet by Haafner Linssen

A few weeks back I won this gorgeous crochet book from Search Press on Twitter on how to make Mandalas by Haafner Linssen  I wasn’t sure at first what a mandala was, I actually had to google it!   Well a mandala is a circular figure, pattern or geometric design representing the universe in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism. The book…

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Book Review: The Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith

I was approached by the author David Meredith to have a look at his ebook The Reflections of The Queen Snow White, to see what I thought of it and to write a review on my findings. The book cover is a beautiful painting of an older Queen Snow White looking into a pond, the artwork is by Matt Hughes…

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Book Review & Giveaway- The Traitor’s Mark by D.K Wilson

I read The Traitor’s Mark by D.K. Wilson last year and recently came across another copy so I am offering it up in a little giveaway. It’s a great historical mystery novel set in Tudor England and based on a real unsolved Tudor Mystery. Book Description: The Real Crime: Hans Holbein, King Henry VIII’s portrait painter, died in the autumn…

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Book Review : Unwanted Truths by Tricia Haddon

Welcome back to #BookReviewMondays, It has been a while since I actually picked up a book (or my Kindle) due to having very little time with a newborn. Baby girl takes up all of my time these days!  Anyway I actually started Unwanted Truths by Tricia Haddon while I was in hospital being induced waiting for baby girl to arrive.…

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My 1st Blogiversary and a Giveaway!

As you know I have been very busy as a new mummy and totally forgot about my little blog turning 1 year old! I would have missed it completely if it wasn’t for a Facebook memory showing up in my time line! Thanks Facebook! So as it’s my first Blogiversary I want to host a little giveaway as appreciation to…

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Book Review: First One Missing by Tammy Cohen

Here we are at the beginning of February, where did January go? and another #BookReviewMonday. January seemed to flyby this year it must be because I’m still waiting for my baby girl to arrive and I have had so much to organise and prepare ready for her arrival! She really is a little stubborn baby! I will be going in…

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Book Review: Blackened Cottage by A.E Richards

Hello and welcome back to #BookReviewMondays, this week I haven’t had as much time as I wanted to keep on top of my reading. What with midwife appointments, scans and getting the last bits in order for when the baby comes, time has just disappeared. My due date is actually today, but still no sign of her arriving yet! This…

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