I found a great quote in the book I am reading that works for the ongoing challenge Operation:Quotation I decided to make it pretty. Still reading The Marvels by Brian Selznick. Currently at page 423.
I finally finished Lolita. I reviewed it on Goodreads. It was interesting but not as great as everyone made it out to be. I also read Ghost World by Daniel Clowes - my first Graphic Novel of the Readathon (Review here). I will probably move on to The Marvels by Brian Selznick. I had my Maltesers. … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 4, 5 and 6
Our mini-challenge for Hour 2 is a top 5 bookish childhood memories. I loved reading as a child, but I don't recall reading a huge amount - not nearly as much as I do now. We're Going on a Bear Hunt - by Michael Rosen. This book! I will never live it down! When I … Continue reading Readathon Hour 2: MINI-CHALLENGE- OUR BOOKISH CHILDHOODS
It's now just after 2pm and I officially started reading at 12.30pm. Lolita is a bit of a slog. I started off at 65% of the way through (I'm reading it on Kindle) and I am only at 79% now. I am not a huge fan of this book, although I appreciate the prose and … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hour 01
1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? The UK! 1pm start, but I did start a bit earlier! 2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? I'm looking forward to reading Natsuo Kirino's The Goddess Chronicle, as I am a big fan of her crime novels, … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hour 0
It's that time of year where I remember that I have a blog and finally update, spamming the blog with Readathon posts! I've been gathering my TBR pile for the event and even made a trip to the library after (over) a year of not visiting. I'm starting a bit early, as I know I … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Early Start
Oh yes, I waited ages to make another post. Life keeps getting in the way! I won’t bore you with the details, but I have been reading and writing short reviews on Goodreads It has taken me a while, but I am hoping to post more, starting with my most anticipated reads of 2016. Of … Continue reading Most anticipated books of 2016