Category: Bookish chat

When a Telephone Box is a Library

When a Telephone Box is a Library

April 26, 2013 Bookish chat 24

Bookish Finds is a feature that Asti @ A Bookish Heart does weekly on her blog. She finds the most amazing book art every week for us all to admire, so I strongly suggest you go check hers out after you have a look at my little find. I don’t… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Cinder Covers and Prequel

Bookish Chat : Cinder Covers and Prequel

April 25, 2013 Bookish chat 14

This is part two of my Cinder love fest.  For my review, click here.   After having read lots of other blog posts on the subject, I have become fascinated by the different covers that are published for different countries.  The Cinder covers are a perfect example of the variety… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Reviews that Bite!

April 5, 2013 Bookish chat 28

This post is inspired by the BBTC twitter feed this week; one of the topics for conversation was negative reviews.  Now as far as I am concerned, the whole point of a review is say how a book affected you personally.  If you hated it, rant on and and tell… Read more »

Bookish Thoughts : Reading to Review

March 22, 2013 Bookish chat 15

I know my family and friends are a bit puzzled by what they consider my freakish obsession with books.   And even more bewildered now that not only do I spend so much time reading but then I spend time after that reviewing the book.  And when I try to… Read more »

The oldest book in my TBR pile

The oldest book in my TBR pile

March 18, 2013 Bookish chat, Bookish Fun 10

This is a challenge hosted by http://www.caffeinatedbookreviewer.com as part of the Read-A-Thon weekend.  It’s another little way of helping to make an inroad in our creaking to-be-read shelves.    So step by step, here we go:   Go through your TBR pile and find the oldest book you haven’t read.     … Read more »

Judging a book by it’s cover

Judging a book by it’s cover

March 3, 2013 Bookish chat, Bookish Fun 4

Yes, I know the old saying is ‘never judge a book by its cover”.  (trivia titbit – In 1946 the phrase first appeared in the murder mystery novel Murder in the Glass Room (by Edwin Rolfe and Lester Fuller) as “you can never tell a book by its cover.”).    But… Read more »

Something new

March 1, 2013 Bookish chat, Bookish Fun 1

I’m no stranger to blogging, no stranger to books and have decided to combine 2 loves and start a book blog.  This is where I get to share my obsessive love of books, my thoughts on all things bookish, my book reviews and where I make a little internet home for myself to… Read more »