Sam Still Reading’s Books of the Year: Part 1 (pre-2015)

I always have a difficult time choosing my favourite books of the year. There are just so many variables in what makes something a favourite for me- is it that I can still remember the plot and characters in detail? Have I recommended the book to all and sundry? Did it make me feel happy... Continue Reading →

Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans

In brief: Noel is sent from London as an evacuee during World War II. He is taken in by Vee (mainly for the money), but they develop an unlikely partnership based on their strengths. The good: It puts the reader squarely in the time period. I really felt I was there, lurking outside Vee and... Continue Reading →

Mini Reviews: March 2010

Another month of my short reviews from before I started this blog. Hopefully they'll be able to give you an idea of what I thought of the book! So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading… by Sara Nelson I actually started this book years ago but didn't finish it. Looking for something... Continue Reading →

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