Tag Archives: Reading

June 2020 Round Up

This covers week three thousand of the lock down… or something like 10-13 if you’re not using hyperbole. This might be my last full month of it before getting to go back to work but we will see! What I … Continue reading

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Locked down library displays weeks 8 and 9

I’m getting this one organised in advance so hopefully I won’t forget to schedule it this week! Here’s what I did for my displays in weeks 8 and 9 of the lockdown. Day #50 Enid Blyton reference edition The caption … Continue reading

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Locked down library displays week 4 and 5

A bit late but here are what I did in weeks 4 and 5. In case you missed them here are weeks one, two and three. Day #22 Call the Midwife Four books written by Jennifer Worth (three about her … Continue reading

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May 2020 Round Up

This covers week 5-9 of the lockdown (or weeks 6-10 if, like us, you had a week of isolation on top!). What I have read 14 books this month, making it 73 for the year! If I read a lot … Continue reading

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April 2020 Round Up

We are well into week 5 of lockdown (week 6 if you’re us and had a week of self isolation first…) so this will look a bit different to usual. What I have read What Could Possibly Go Wrong (The … Continue reading

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March 2020 Round Up

I’m not even sure how to introduce this one, this has been quite the month. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many ‘breaking news’ headlines in so short a time. What I have read Thirteen books (so far) isn’t … Continue reading

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February 2020 Round Up

So that’s January and February done – oh for spring! There have been too many storms, too much rain, wind and freezing temperatures for most of us I think. I can’t wait for milder weather. What I have read Eleven … Continue reading

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January 2020 Round Up

It’s the first round up of 2020. I’m always glad when January is over as it can be quite a depressing month once the Christmas decorations come down and everyone’s back at work. It has been particularly cold this year … Continue reading

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My 2019 in books and Blyton

I love stats and looking back on things so I thought I would do a little round up of my year in books. Obviously I’ve listed all my books month-by-month in my monthly round ups but I thought it would … Continue reading

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December 2019 round up

What I have read I reached my target of 100 books in November and finished the year on 119. December’s books: The Cat in the Hat Comes Back – Dr Seuss Christmas Shopaholic (Shopaholic #9) – Sophie Kinsella The Day … Continue reading

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November 2019 round up

It’s the penultimate round up of the year already! What I have read I reached my target of 100 books this month! It was helped along by me working through quite a few short books, classic children’s ones that I … Continue reading

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October 2019 round up

The blog turned 7 years old on Tuesday, so happy birthday to us! What I have read I’ve read a lot more this month. I’ve now read 88, so I’m 5 ahead of schedule. Two months left in the year … Continue reading

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September 2019 round up

It’s September now, and judging by the sudden plummet in temperatures, Summer is firmly over! What I have read The Devil Wears Prada – Lauren Weisberger The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next #3) – Jasper Fforde When Did You … Continue reading

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August 2019 round up

It’s September now, and judging by the sudden plummet in temperatures, Summer is firmly over! What I have read I did quite well even though I didn’t read much the week I was on holiday. I spent several evenings in … Continue reading

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July 2019 round up

I had intended to do this last week, but got confused and did another post about my bookshelves instead. Whoops! What I have read I feel like I haven’t read so much the past month, but I’m still six books … Continue reading

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June 2019 round up

I completely forgot about doing a round-up for June last week! What I have read Last month I got through: Can You Keep a Secret? – Sophie Kinsella Five Go Off to Camp – reviewed here and here Written in … Continue reading

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May 2019 round up

What I have read After taking a bit of a break from the Outlander series in order to read some other things, I’ve gone through two more and I’m now on the eighth book. I’m almost halfway through my hundred … Continue reading

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April 2019 round up

What I have read After a slow few months I’ve not only caught up to my target but I have exceeded it! As a reward I’ve allowed myself to borrow the next Outlander book. I’ve finished: The Nightingale Christmas Show … Continue reading

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March 2019 round up

What I have read I’ve done a bit better this month, having finally picked up a couple of books that have been sitting on my shelves for ages (one I’ve had on loan since before Brodie was born!) I’m now … Continue reading

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February 2019 round up

Well, there has clearly been a mix-up behind the scenes here (and I can’t blame anyone but myself!). I’ve just discovered this post lurking in the drafts folder, when it was meant to be published on March 1. Whoops! Seeing … Continue reading

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