REVIEW: Between the Regions of Kindness by Alice Jolly

I was lucky enough to be sent Between the Regions of Kindness for review to celebrate it’s release as part of a blog tour this month.    Between The Regions of Kindness is a very special book. Told between generations facing two wars, it is a heartfelt study of what it means to be human,…

LONDON BOOK HAUL!!

Last weekend I was in London seeing The Cursed Child, the play that follows on from the Harry Potter novels. I also visited the National Gallery, went on the London Eye and wandered around the shops. And the thing about London is that there is basically a book shop on every street. We went into…

Spring Summer Reading List

The best time of the year is almost here, the clocks have changed and you can feel the change in the air. Or at least we could a day or two ago before it went back to being freezing! But it is the North East, so hey ho! Spring is still here, the flowers are…

Books About Yoga!

Whenever I read about yoga I feel as though I’m combining my two favourite things. However, there are so many books about yoga, mindfulness and spirituality that getting started can be overwhelming. I am a trainee yoga teacher and with so much to learn about anatomy as well as postures, pranayama and meditation, I wanted…

Mini Book Haul

Today I’m talking about new books on my YouTube channel. I’m definitely reading a lot of crime novels and thrillers at the moment but there’s still nice mix I think!    

REVIEW: The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

Helen Russell lives in London and works for Marie Claire magazine, she is married to a businessman and together they live a fast paced city slicker lifestyle that isn’t giving them any real happiness. Constantly exhausted, rarely sleeping, fed up with the ingrained materialism and constant motion of the city the couple decide they need…

REVIEW: Don’t Let Go by Michel Bussi

Whenever I am asked my favourite book that I have read in the last year, then it will likely be Black Water Lilies. Michel Bussi is a highly acclaimed French crime writer, this year three of his novels have been translated into English and Don’t Let Go is the final book to be translated (let’s hope more translations to…

Five Books For Summer Escapism

Whether you’re off on your jollies, chilling in the back garden or sheltering from the rain, you can’t go wrong with a good book on your holidays. I’m going away in a few weeks and here are my five favourite holiday reads from the past few years! 1) Commonwealth by Ann Patchett This was the…

REVIEW: Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

Shaker Heights is the perfect place to live. The whole town has been specially designed for a perfect way of life. Neat houses, brilliant school. Everything has a shiny exterior, but beneath the surface is something more, something hidden. Little Fires Everywhere begins with a house fire, apparently started by one of the girls who…