Category: Bookish chat

Bookish Chat : The Pressure of Giveaways

February 22, 2014 Bookish chat 36

A few times I have had giveaways on the blog where the authors had donated the books/prizes.  And while at first I though that was a great thing, I no longer do.  I’m hugely grateful to the authors who trusted me to do these giveaways but I realise now I’m… Read more »

Fictitious Gadgets : Smarteye

Fictitious Gadgets : Smarteye

February 19, 2014 Bookish chat, Bookish Fun 20

One of my favourite things about reading non contemporary books is discovering fictitious gadgets that I wish existed in real life.  So I thought it would be fun to pick some out and speculate on how I might use them. I was very tempted to pick book boyfriends as my… Read more »

Missing Blogger

February 15, 2014 Bookish chat 9

Just a quickie update.  Due to having no power or phone line at home since storm Darwin struck Ireland on Wed, I’m unable to blog.  But I’m enjoying lots of reading time snuggled up beside the fire so it’s not all bad! Be back as soon as I can 🙂

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, Trish recommended to me…

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, Trish recommended to me…

January 4, 2014 Bookish chat 16

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, Trish recommended to me: Eleven covers for Adoring Ten books with Dancing Nine Plots Atwisting Eight Maids Kick-Assing Seven Dystopias Awaiting Six Sizzling New Adults Five Christmas Books Four Contemporaries Three Time Travels Two Chick Lits And a Thriller where the family flee ****************************************************************************************************… Read more »