Is it possible to review a cookery book?

The thing is, I LOVE cooking and the joy I find in reading recipe books is huge, even if I’m not cooking, it gives me inspiration and drives my dreams for future meals. This is something I actually feel quite strongly about. I do love food and cookbooks and have spent a long time just … Continue reading Is it possible to review a cookery book?

The First Phone Call from Heaven

I really enjoyed this book. I was able to get absorbed, and finished it within two days. Coldwater, Michigan, USA. Tess Rafferty, starts to receive calls from a deceased loved one. She, together with the other ‘chosen’ residents of Coldwater believe it’s a miracle which soon transforms this small town into the pilgrimage destination eagerly … Continue reading The First Phone Call from Heaven

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A shot in the Dark – Neil Richards & Matthew Costello

I’m not gonna lie, the thrill of an old school mystery is a real love of mine – I’m a real sucker for Agatha Christie and the like and when I was offered the chance to review this new novel, I jumped at it. Previous readers/followers of the Bartlett’s Book Nook blog will know that … Continue reading A shot in the Dark – Neil Richards & Matthew Costello

Coming to a realisation

Morning all! I've obviously been lapse in my blogging of late, moving house and just not having much inspiration so I've spent more time reading other blogs and I think I've had a bit of a breakthrough. Blogs don't have to be overly long do they? I've always thought they need to be full of … Continue reading Coming to a realisation

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Write about a book you love, and one you don’t really like……

This is a toughie because all books I've read i've been able to find something positive, even for those books that my brain tried to stop me reading. I adore books, in general I've always had a better relationship with books than with humans so this is actually going to be tough to think about … Continue reading Write about a book you love, and one you don’t really like……

Hogfather: Sir Terry Pratchett

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“All right,” said Susan. “I’m not stupid. You’re saying humans need… fantasies to make life bearable.” REALLY? AS IF IT WAS SOME KIND OF PINK PILL? NO. HUMANS NEED FANTASY TO BE HUMAN. TO BE THE PLACE WHERE THE FALLING ANGEL MEETS THE RISING APE. “Tooth fairies? Hogfathers?” YES. AS PRACTICE. YOU HAVE TO START … Continue reading Hogfather: Sir Terry Pratchett