Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All: Jonas Jonasson

Morning book fans! I treat you to a rare brand new Waterstones purchase today. I had a gift card left over from my birthday so decided to treat myself. Having read The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared and enjoyed it so thoroughly over the summer I thought I would take a further dip into the world of Jonas … Continue reading Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All: Jonas Jonasson

Beat Poets: Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets

I love the Beat Generation. When in San Francisco this summer I had the opportunity to visit the famed City Lights book store and even a Beat museum (they had a bath tub full of cheap books-very worthwhile visiting/purchasing). I have read as much Jack Kerouac as possible and am always on the look out for Beat authors. I know I have said before I am … Continue reading Beat Poets: Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets

The Fifth Elephant: Terry Pratchett

I have to be honest, this is not really a book review. I am too in love with Terry Pratchett’s creations to be able to offer any kind of objectivity or a proper opinion. Whilst in America I spent a lot of time trying to find a Discworld novel in thrift stores. It is something that reminds me of home and they are a comfort … Continue reading The Fifth Elephant: Terry Pratchett

Satellite People: Hans Olav Lahlum 

I have been spending a lot of time in the local library of late. It is such a beautiful place, and the wifi is marginally more reliable than in my flat. This week I noticed a ‘recent additions’ section and spotted Satellite People. I love a good crime novel. I also spend rather a lot of time watching Poirot and Midsomer Murders, in case you had … Continue reading Satellite People: Hans Olav Lahlum 

Miss Adventures: Amy Baker

A Tale of Ignoring Life Advice While Backpacking Around South America Happy Saturday to all! I am having an admin day today – which makes it the perfect time for another book review. This one is a book that was recently sent to me by a friend (came with a box of gingerbread people-great friend). Unsure if its intention was to inspire, inform, or simply … Continue reading Miss Adventures: Amy Baker