I’ve read 40+ books in 2017!

Flying, reading and tea - three of my favourite things

I've just been updating my Books Page and am pleased to see I have managed to read 43 books so far this year. I'm still reading a few but will have them finished by the end of the month. Here's my complete list of what I've read:  Books in 2017 I set myself a challenge of …

#FridayBookShare – Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms

#FridayBookShare is an excellent way for book lovers (like myself) to share what we're all reading.  It was created by Shelley Wilson and follows a set of questions, with the first letter of each spelling out the word Friday.  Then, as it's posted on a Friday, it's known as Friday Book Share. As I'm an avid reader I'm …

#FridayBookShare – The Good People

#FridayBookShare is an excellent way for book lovers to share what we're all reading.  It was created by Shelley Wilson and follows a set of questions, with the first letter of each spelling out the word Friday.  Then, as it's posted on a Friday, it's known as Friday Book Share. As I'm an avid reader I'm thrilled to …

#FridayBookShare – Glimpses

#FridayBookShare is excellent for book lovers as it is a great way to share what we're all reading.  It was created by Shelley Wilson and follows a set of questions, with the first letter of each spelling out the word Friday.  Then, as it's posted on a Friday, it's known as Friday book share. As I'm an avid …

#FridayBookShare – All the Light We Cannot See

#FridayBookShare is an excellent for book lovers.  It was created by Shelley Wilson, in search of the ideal author/novel. I love reading so I'm thrilled to have found Friday Book Share - here's my latest post,  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr The instructions are quite simple- Here's my #5 post:  All the Light We Cannot …

Reader Spot – Meet #BookReviewer Debbie Harris @Wonderwomandebz #YA #histfic #crime

Books and a cuppa

This is a great post by Shelley Wilson and I’m not biased at all! If you enjoy reading I’m sure you can relate to this in some way. Check out Shelley’s great blog and you might like to be involved/featured just like I was in this segment.

I Write. I Read. I Review

Here on the Reader Spot, I share the bookish love of our avid book reviewers. From young adult to historical romance, chick-lit to a murder mystery, they know what they like, and they’re happy to share.  Whether you are a reader looking for a new book, or a writer wondering what your reader wants, I hope you find this series enjoyable.

Next up to the Reader Spot is the very lovely, Debbie Harris. Find her beautiful book review blog HERE.

debbie-harris-debs-world-blogWhat genre do you enjoy reading?

I enjoy reading just about anything – mainly fiction, YA, fantasy, apocalyptic drama, time travel, historical fiction, crime thrillers (especially Scandinavian Noir lately) – if it can grab me in the first few pages then I’ll stick with it. One book I just couldn’t get into was the Life of Pi, although I did enjoy the movie years later. I rarely give up on…

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#FridayBookShare – Truly Madly Guilty

#FridayBookShare is an excellent idea, created by Shelley Wilson, in search of the ideal author/novel. I love reading so I'm thrilled to have found Friday Book Share - here's my latest post, Liane Moriarty's Truly Madly Guilty. The instructions are quite simple- Here's my #4 post:  Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty First line: "This is a story that …

#FridayBookShare – The Passage by Justin Cronin

#FridayBookShare is an excellent idea created by Shelley Wilson.  I love reading so I'm thrilled to have found Friday Book Share! The instructions are - Here's my #3 post:  The Passage (book 1 of trilogy) by Justin Cronin First line: Before she became the Girl from Nowhere - the One Who Walked In, the First and Last …

#FridayBookShare – Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

#FridayBookShare ~ an excellent idea created by Shelley Wilson.  With the weekend approaching it’s the perfect time to seek out new books to read, so Shelley created Friday Book Share to help search for that ideal read. I love reading so I'm thrilled to have found Friday Book Share! The instructions for Friday Book Share are - Here's …

#FridayBookShare – Salvation Creek Susan Duncan

I love reading so I'm thrilled to have found Friday Book Share! I am entering for the first time and look forward to reading many other posts and getting some ideas of books to read.  I have a page on my blog that lists all the books I read throughout the year.   I started it in …

Losing myself in a book

Books and a cuppa

Is reading a form of Zen? Do you find yourself getting caught up in what you are reading, so much so that you have to stop for a moment to remember that it isn't real? I do all the time & I love the sense of escapism that a book can give me. Once when …