Summer Kitchens Cookalong

Over the weekend, Elena and Laura took part in a cookalong, hosted by Tandem Collective, for Olia Hercules new cookbook, Summer Kitchens. Olia Hercules is a London based, Ukrainian chef who owes some of her earliest and fondest memories to the ‘summer kitchens’ of her parents, grandparents, neighbours and friends in Ukraine. Separate from the…

Book Vs Film – Room by Emma Donoghue

Do you prefer books or films? How do you feel about books being made into films? I’m going to tell you about one of those rare occasions (in my opinion) where the film is worth the hype and stays true to the book in so many respects. I’ve always been a booky gal. I can…

My Top 10 YA Fantasy Characters – Chloe

Hey bookworms and dragons. It’s our blogger Chloe again here with my favourite, kickass female characters from my shelf. This list by no means is written in stone and I would love some suggestions on who you would include on the list: but it feels right at this moment in time. Shall we get started?…

Vikkie’s Anticipated Reads- July 2020

Why is it that as lovers we can have shelves of unread books but still need more? I am so excited about some of the books coming out in July. This is the post where I am going to let you in to some that I am most looking forward to. Dorothy Koomson- All My…

Elena’s Mid-Year Wrap Up!

Hey all, it’s time for a mid-year wrap and I just don’t know where the time has gone! This year seems to be flying by and going at a snails pace at the same time. So much has happened within the last six months that it seems odd to be making this post at all,…

Tara’s June Wrap Up

Happy 1st July! It’s a brand new month which means brand new reading material. For my first proper post, I thought I’d give you an insight to my reading life by filling you in on what I read in June, but don’t get too excited, not every month is like this one. I am super…

A Dream Of Italy – Nicky Pellegrino.

Good morning bookworms, Happy Tuesday. Today I thought I’d share my thoughts on A Dream of Italy by Nicky Pellegrino. If you get a chance to read this book you definitely should 🙂 My Rating: ♥♥♥♥/5 Pages: 336 Publisher: Orion Books Blurb: For sale: historic building in the picturesque town of Montenello, southern Italy. Asking…

Meet the Blogger: Laura

Hi all! I’m Laura, a 30 year old mum of two who just can’t stop reading! I grew up in Newport before venturing to sunny Swansea for university and beautiful Bristol for my PGCE – I’m an English teacher hence the alliteration!  I’ve now settled back in Newport with my family and met some amazing,…

Meet The Blogger: Vikkie

Hiya, I’m Vikkie, 33 from South Wales and a complete bookworm. When not at work or with my nose buried in a book, I can be found indulging in a good film, afternoon tea with the girls or just generally being social. What made you decide to start your blog? I love books and I…

Meet The Blogger: Jamie

Hey everyone, I’m Jamie I’m 27, I’m a mother to one and a half little girls ( the half is still growing). I live near Newport, South Wales with my husband. Our oldest daughter is 18 months old and adores reading. I’m still fairly new to reading compared to the other ladies. I found my…