Literary Life: September in Review

The weather is cooling, I am back in jumpers and aside from a rather hideous cold, all is well in the world. My reading slump may finally be over, hurrah! And in other news: I’ve been over the web a bit this month, contributing at Don’t Read Too Fast’s ‘Why Read‘ series and displaying my bookshelf at Savidge Reads. Currently Reading: Small Island by Andrea Levy Us by David Nicholls Unfinished: Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee ………

Literary Life: August in Review

This time last year I was unoccupied and reading all the books I could get my hands on. This August hasn’t been nearly as productive reading wise, I feel as if I’ve barely picked up a book. I’ve decided to post this prior to the end of August as frankly I cannot foresee anything literary occurring to me between now and then. Currently Reading: Park Notes by Sarah Pickstone (and more) Unfinished: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (perhaps I’ll get ………

Literary Life: July in Review

So, I’ve changed the layout again (which I really need to stop doing if I want people to recognise my blog). My only defence is that I have reverted back to an old layout circa one year ago. July has mostly been a month of, ‘dear lord I am going to die in this heat’ with smatterings of, ‘I LOVE RAIN’. Brighton is beautiful in a storm (a statement I expect to retract come Winter). The ………

Literary Life: June in Review

My copy of Landline by Rainbow Rowell and How to Built a Girl by Caitlin Moran have arrived on my Kindle today. I’m not usually one for YA, but right now I have reverted to fifteen year old Alice (pre-discovery of misery and rock-opera) and I am incredibly excited. Happy publication day to them! My friends at work got me this, which officially makes them them best people to work with ever! The ‘Do Not ………