REVIEW: The Hours by Michael Cunningham and The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Summer Reads pt.1)



The summer holidays are almost over, and I’m back from warmer climes. Santorini and Crete were heavenly, and although I don’t have the tan to prove it, they were both very warm. As always, I wasn’t half as organised as I thought I was. On route to the airport I realised I hadn’t packed Jacob’s Folly by Rebecca Miller. Luckily, I had brought along the #GGBookClub’s July/August read The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, so there wasn’t (much) danger of me running out of material while I was away. Here are my thoughts on my Summer Reads: Continue reading “REVIEW: The Hours by Michael Cunningham and The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Summer Reads pt.1)”

BOOKISH FINDS: The Hours and If Nobody Speak of Remarkable Things



I fell off the wagon. If I’m completely honest I wasn’t trying particularly hard to stay on. Books are being hoarded under my bed now that there’s no more room on my shelf which some might say is a sign to stop, but those people are wrong. Or at least I’m pretending they are. Anyway, I picked up these two books at Oxfam so although I felt guilty about breaking my self-imposed ban at least the money was going to a good cause! Continue reading “BOOKISH FINDS: The Hours and If Nobody Speak of Remarkable Things”




Summer has been threatening to arrive for a while now. The sun has made a few fleeting appearances in between the rain and the clouds. But August is just around the corner and as I’m soon to be jetting off I thought I’d share the books I’ve chosen to take along with me.

  1. The Hours by Michael Cunningham
  2. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  3. The Last Girlfriend on Earth and other love stories by Simon Rich
  4. Jacob’s Folly by Rebecca Miller
  5. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Continue reading “READING LISTS: Summer Reads”