Title: Self-Contained Author: Emma John Genre: Memoir Publisher: Cassell Publication Date: 6th May 2021 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: There is a piece of cod-wisdom regularly dispensed to single women: romance will arrive when you least expect it. I had assumed it would also make its own travel arrangements too. Emma John is in her 40s; … Continue reading Self-Contained by Emma John – Blog Tour Review
Title: Coming Undone Author: Terri White Genre: Memoir Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 15th April 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: To everyone else, Terri White appeared to be living the dream - living in New York City, with a top job editing a major magazine. In reality, she was struggling with the trauma of an abusive … Continue reading Coming Undone: A Memoir by Terri White – Book Review
Title: The Adulting Manual Author: Milly Smith Genre: Nonfiction/Journal Publisher: Studio Press, Bonnier Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: You know those things you're supposed to know how to do as an adult, but you really don't know? Ever been in that situation where you're looking for the adult in the room, … Continue reading The Adulting Manual by Milly Smith – Book Review
Title: The Philosopher Queens Edited by : Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Unbound Publication Date: 17th September 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The history of philosophy has not done women justice: you ve probably heard the names Plato, Kant, Nietzsche and Locke but what about Hypatia, Arendt, Oluwole and Young? The Philosopher … Continue reading The Philosopher Queens by Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting – Blog Tour Review
So today is the (now infamous in the book world) 3rd September and there are hundreds of books being released! I'm not going to list all of them because that post would be very very long and I'm sure others have collated a comprehensive list in a much better way than I would anyway! However, … Continue reading 3rd September – My Highlights of Books Published Today
Title: The Twins of Auschwitz Author: Eva Mozes Kor with Lisa Rojany Buccieri Genre: Memoir/Nonfiction Publisher: Monoray, Octopus Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The Nazis spared their lives because they were twins. In the summer of 1944, Eva Mozes Kor and her family arrived at Auschwitz. Within thirty minutes, they were … Continue reading The Twins of Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor with Lisa Rojany Buccieri – Blog Tour Review
Hello! It is honestly really freaking me out that July is over and we are now in August - the summer is going by so quickly! I've had a kind of tricky month with chronic illness and pain which, whilst a constant in my life, is still hard to deal with when I have a … Continue reading July Wrap-Up!
Title: Fey's War: The True Story of a Mother, her Missing Sons and the Plot to Kill Hitler Author: Catherine Bailey Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 23rd July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: In September, 1944, the SS march into a remote Italian castle, arrest a mother and seize her two sons, aged just … Continue reading Fey’s War by Catherine Bailey – Book Review
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Hello! I hope you have all had a really lovely Christmas and … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Books I Read In 2019!
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Hello! I hope you've all had a lovely start to December! I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Non-Fiction I’ve Read This Year