Book Review: The Binding

My first impression of this novel was the beautiful cover! It is an absolutely stunning book, and it gets even better under the dust jacket showcasing a gold gilded, traditionally bound book. The plot was well executed and I found the jumps in time and point of view changes refreshing without being confusing. The story itself was not what I expected from the blurb.

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye

I went into this book with lousy expectations after reading polarising Goodreads reviews. Despite numerous reviews complaining about the boring narrative and laborious pace of this book; I personally found it well paced and hard to put down. That said I can acknowledge on reflection that there didn’t really seem to be much of a plot. I believe this is intentional as the book was crafted to seem like the retelling of a handful of days in Holden's life, rather than an adventure novel.

Book Review: Treasured Tales from Beatrix Potter

© Copyright Image  Written by: Beatrix Potter  Series or Standalone: Standalone Genre: Children, Fiction Source or Bought: Bought Goodreads Rating: 4.32Buy on ABE Books Here "Somehow there were very extraordinary noises over-head, which disturbed the dignity and repose of the tea party”  Synopsis: “A beautiful treasury which brings together four of the most beloved Beatrix Potter tales. Tom Kitten and his … Continue reading Book Review: Treasured Tales from Beatrix Potter

5 Top Tips: Charity Shop Book Shopping

Wow, that title is a mouthful! Over the years I`ve found sooo many incredible books in charity shops. Yet many of my friends have commented that the chaotic nature of these shops has put them off shopping there.    I`ve found the best way to go book shopping in a charity shop is to strategize with 5 simple rules. Don’t go in … Continue reading 5 Top Tips: Charity Shop Book Shopping