REVIEW: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

Ruth Ware is quickly becoming crime fiction royalty, with her sharp, twisty tales and unique stories. The Death of Mrs Westaway had been on my to-read list for a while, so when I finally picked it up I began to read it straight away. Harriet Westaway is living alone in Brighton, working as a tarot…

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!    

Books I’ve Loved in January

I am (more than) a little behind with my book reviewing this month. It has been a really crazy month for lots of reasons so I’ve decided to put all of my book reviews for January in one post. I’ve read nine books this month and I’m going to talk about my three favourites here;…

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: Spare Change by Iona Bain

My job as a content writer finds me researching a multitude of topics each week. Learning new things is one of my favourite parts of my job! As part of this I’ve learned a lot about finance and I’ve found this knowledge very empowering. I might not be saving as much as I’d like yet,…

REVIEW: Vengeance in Venice by Philip Gwynne Jones

Earlier this year I read The Venetian Game and I loved it! I loved the setting, the unusual plot and the characters. It was the perfect book for my week away. This month I went to France for a holiday and just so happened to spot the latest in the series, Vengeance In Venice. I…

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…