History of Science Favourites

Besides fiction, I also enjoy picking up non-fiction reads from time to time, though I don't do it as often as I'd like. History is one genre I like to read, but I also like at times to read popular science books (nothing too technical, though), and of course since I like both these, I…

Shelf Control #75: Monster Mission by Eva Ibbotson

Wednesday, the 29th of January--Shelf Control time once again! A weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, Shelf Control celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about it. Link back to Lisa's page,…

Malory Towers Series Review #EnidBlyton #Children’sBooks #SchoolStories

Last week I finally finished my revisit of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers books. (I say finally because while I started my revisits last year, and finished the first five books, because of various things, I only got to the final book this year). While I have reviewed each of the books individually as I read…

Shelf Control #74: Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel #TBR #Science #Biography

Wednesday, the 22nd of January--Shelf Control time once again! A weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, Shelf Control celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about it. Link back to Lisa's page,…

#MurderousMondays: The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

#MurderousMondays is a feature started by Mackey at Macsbooks, to share her latest murder read. A historical mystery, a contemporary, paranormal, or cosy--there are so many kinds of murder mysteries, and if you're reading any, you can share them in this feature too! The Vanishing Stair is book 2 in the Truly Devious Trilogy (my…

Malory Towers Challenge: Last Term at Malory Towers by #EnidBlyton

The final Malory Towers book, and thus the final part of my revisit of these books, which I ended up picking up many months after I’d read book 5. In this one Darrell and Sally, and the rest of their form are returning to Malory Towers for their last term. Darrell and Sally and also…

Interesting Anne Brontë Facts on Her 200th

Anne Brontë by brother Branwell,National Portrait Gallery [Public domain]Via Wikimedia Commons 17th January 2020! On this day, two hundred years ago, in Thornton, Yorkshire was born novelist and poet Anne Brontë, the youngest of the Brontë family. Not long after her birth, the family moved to Haworth Parsonage. She was barely one when are mother…

Shelf Control #73: The Draycott Murder Mystery by Molly Thynne #TBR #GoldenAge #Mystery

Wednesday, the 15th of January--Shelf Control time once again! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about it. Link back to…