Tag: historical fiction

‘This Week in Books’ (8th September, 2021)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. 1905. A year after ‘the affair’ in Dinas Powys, Thomas Bexley has become a drunkard and recluse, haunted by terrible visions of the dead. But when…

August Wrap-Up

I can’t for the life of me understand how September has already arrived. Summer is over and it feels like we didn’t have one at all. It’s been rather chilly and miserable, feeling more like Autumn than anything else. September is normally my favourite month of the year. Not so much this time around and…

‘This Week in Books’ (11th August, 2021)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. The Cold Creek Highway stretches close to five hundred miles through British Columbia’s rugged wilderness to the west coast. Isolated and vast, it has become a…

‘Malibu Rising’ by Taylor Jenkins-Reid | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Taylor Jenkins-ReidTitle : Malibu RisingPages : 400Publisher : HutchinsonPublication date : May 27, 2021 Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a…

Fashionably Late : June Wrap-Up

If we could all just ignore how late this wrap-up is, that’d be great. June was full of football, books, a Lego typewriter and Millie of course. I’ll have an update about her next month because if I don’t post this wrap-up today, it’ll never get posted. So for now, on to the books! |…