Top Ten Tuesday: Things I’d Have at My Bookish Party

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. PREVIOUS TOP TEN TUESDAY TOPICS: March 3: Books With Single-Word Titles (submitted by Kitty… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Things I’d Have at My Bookish Party

Top Five Saturday: Books by Favourite Authors

Top Five Saturday is a meme hosted by Devouring Books to discover and share books that all have a common theme. The list of themes currently runs at 1/4/20 — Funny Books1/11/20 — Books Over 5 years old1/18/20 — Unreliable Narrators1/25/10 — Books by Favorite Authors Five books? Only Five? Only five favourite authors? What sort of… Continue reading Top Five Saturday: Books by Favourite Authors

Top Five Saturday: Books That Cast a Spell on You

Top Five Saturday is a meme hosted by Devouring Books to discover and share books that all have a common theme. Previously, the focus has included witches, werewolves, thrillers, faeries, fairy tale re-tellings, high fantasy and many more. Now, I have a confession: it is Sunday. A day and a half late. But yesterday was filled to… Continue reading Top Five Saturday: Books That Cast a Spell on You

The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss

I had enjoyed The Name Of The Wind. It was refreshing within the fantasy genre. I didn't think it quite deserved the incandescent - which seems to be my word of the week! - praise that it had received. But I liked it. Part 2 of The Kingkiller Chronicle, The Wise Man's Fear, heaps more… Continue reading The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss

The Name Of The Wind, Patrick Rothfuss

I signed up to Audible nearly a year ago now. I was interested in trying audiobooks and had been for a while : I drive. Lots. Daily. And whilst I like the Today Programme in the morning, I'm less keen on PM in the afternoon. But I'm also a skinflint and object to paying £20… Continue reading The Name Of The Wind, Patrick Rothfuss