That don’t impress me much

Don’t get me wrong, yeah I think you’re all right, But that won’t keep me warm in the middle of the night. Sorry. I knew my day job would infiltrate my blog eventually. You’re obviously thinking I’m some sort of cool music act reviving the 90s, alas no, I send emails for a living. Song titles make good subject lines, and hopefully, post titles. How is this relevant to reading? As I make my way through ………

Stop! Baileys Time

Or collaborate and listen, Alice is back with her brand new invention. Spoiler alert, it’s neither new nor my invention. I’ve been inundating you with Brighton Festival posts, and as much as I would like to fit my recaps into May, I know that reading about one topic can be tiresome. To wit, I have decided to take a late jump on to the Baileys Women’s Prize shortlist readathon wagon and tell you about my mission to ………

Being Social [with the help of books]

As a book lover do you: a) Use books as conversational ice-breakers? b) Sometimes find yourself overcome with the urge to talk to someone about the book you can see they are reading because you’ve either read or want to read it? c) Get spoken to because of what you are reading? d) All of the above? I realise that being interrupted while you are reading, or interrupting someone else while they are reading, is ………

I have no self-control

So my book buying ban lasted, what, a week? Not only have I raided my local bookshop, City Books, I’ve also bought three books from the shop that shall not be named. It all started with Never Let Me Go. My friend read and loved it, and Ishiguro has been in the news due to his new book release. So I went to City Books for Never Let Me Go…. and came out with Never ………