Lately On The Blog

January Wrap Up

Was January 2021 not the longest month ever? At last count, I think it was approximately 400 days long. But no matter, we’ve done it now! And hopefully, it was a good month for you, reading or otherwise. I hadn’t realised until I started writing this post how much I had neglected my monthly wrap-ups …

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

I was really lucky and received some beautiful books as presents at Christmas time, including Hamnet. If you’re on bookstagram you couldn’t move for seeing this book last year. It seems like Hamnet was universally applauded, which is cemented by the fact that it won the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction award. With such strong recommendations …

2021 Reading Goals

2020, the longest year that ever was, is over. As the seconds counted down to midnight on New Year’s Eve, we collectively held our breath, ready to exhale and say goodbye to that strange, tumultuous year. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think 2021 is a big reset button and we’ll all be back to …