Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 2/8/21

It’s been rainy and windy and just generally miserable this week! You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry is about Poppy and Alex. At first sight, they hate each other. The next summer, they are forced to share a ride home and make a pact – one vacation each year. But two summers ago,... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 26/7/21, the big book prize edition

It’s rained a lot here recently (almost three weeks straight) and it was another miserable day when a giant book box arrived. It was full of books that I won from the #helpmelbbooks competition organised by Graeme Simsion to support local authors during lockdown by buying their books. Thank you so much to the authors... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 19/7/21

It really hasn’t stopped raining this week, which is unusual. This week looks the same! Vaxxers by Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Catherine Green is the story of the development of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Say what you will about the rare side effects, but it is amazing research. Thanks to Hachette for the copy.... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 5/7/21

It’s been an eventful week with local transmission of COVID-19 and lockdown but I think we’re getting there. Here’s the books that arrived: Becoming by Michelle Obamareally shouldn’t need an introduction. It’s the story of her childhood, career and family and the ups and downs that went with them. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney... Continue Reading →

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