Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 14/10/19

Last week went by in a blur. But as you can see from below, quite a bit of reading was done! Here's what I bought and what arrived in the mail: The Diamond Hunter by Fiona McIntosh (available 1st November) arrived thanks to Penguin. The book starts in the 1870s after Clementine's mother dies in... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Tea Gardens by Fiona McIntosh

In brief: Isla is a doctor in the 1930s who desperately wants to go to India to work. She didn't intend on getting engaged first! India is nothing like she had prepared herself for, culturally and emotionally. The good: Loved the tea descriptions. The not-so-good: Seemed overly descriptive in places. Why I chose it: I... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 1/12/14

Whoa, December already! At least we're on the countdown to my birthday now. I had a sad week due to a death in my family, plus other commitments made things quite busy. I did do some cheering book shopping (some in store, some online) so you'll be seeing the results of that over the next... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 23/12/13

It's getting busier and busier in the lead up to Christmas – meal plans need to be finalised, presents have to be wrapped (I actively detest wrapping!), parties need to be attended and copious amounts of food simply have to be eaten! Was it any wonder I didn't buy any physical books this week? Rose... Continue Reading →

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