15: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks – Mark Daniels

Book 15/52 – World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks, Mark Daniels (2016). The Works, Gloucester – £1.50 Ok firstly I just want to make something clear. I do not make it my mission to tour The Works stores of Britain. It just so happens I’ve really cut down on my spending since joining the world of work and the Works is the only place I let … Continue reading 15: World Mythology in Bite-Sized Chunks – Mark Daniels

14: The Help – Kathryn Stockett

Book 14/52 – The Help, Kathryn Stockett (2009). The Works, Tiverton – £1.50 Good day to you book fans. Apologies for the lateness of the review this week.  I’m sure you’ve all been waiting on tenterhooks. Weekend was a little hectic – what with Saturday being my first lie-in and the 1st sunny day in a long while. It would have been rude not to … Continue reading 14: The Help – Kathryn Stockett

13: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough – John J. Ross

Book 13/52 – Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough: Diagnosing the Medical Groans and Last Gasps of Ten Great Writers, John J. Ross M.D. (2014). The Last Bookshop, Bristol – 2 for £5. We’ve made it to April everybody! Congratulations all – it is a little terrifying to think that we are technically a 3rd of the way through the year. Where does the time go? … Continue reading 13: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough – John J. Ross

12: The Machine Stops – E.M. Forster

Book 12/52 – The Machine Stops & The Celestial Omnibus, E.M. Forster (1928 & 1911). Yet another lend from a friend. Happy Easter everybody! Or happy bank holiday if you are non-religious/non-chocolate worshipping. I hope you’re making the most of the long weekend – or maybe like me you are getting in a load of reading and National Trust house visiting with the family. I … Continue reading 12: The Machine Stops – E.M. Forster

11: To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf

Book 11/52 – To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf (1927). The Last Bookshop, Bristol – 2 for £5 A mid-week treat for all you book lovers out there! I decided to catch up by reading a couple of little books this week, so here’s the 1st instalment. I have been meaning to read To the Lighthouse for ions – especially since having read Orlando a few … Continue reading 11: To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf

10: Black and British – David Olusoga

Book 10/52 – Black and British: A Forgotten History, David Olusoga (2016). Waterstones purchase with Christmas voucher. Hello folks! My book schedule is all out of whack due to reading this monstrosity. As you have probably seen from my update the other day (see here) this book has put me through a brief hiatus on the old blog, it’s taken so long to finish this … Continue reading 10: Black and British – David Olusoga

Where I am At

Hello book people! It has been a little while, I have to confess. I am still on track for and working towards my 52 books in year goal…but for my current read I happened to pick a little 526 page non-fiction number on ‘the long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa and the Caribbean.’ It is a great book, super interesting. … Continue reading Where I am At