My week in books (#10)

My week in books is a feature where I share things I’ve found interesting from the past week that concern books, literature and all things book blogging. Last time I did one of these I mentioned Roald Dahl Day, which was earlier this month. There’s a great Pinterest page here, with pictures of the Dahl…

The Sunday Post (#23) and Showcase Sunday (#9)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer, and Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie and the Story Siren. They’re a chance to share news, a post to recap the past week on your blog, highlight our newest books and…

My week in books (#9)

My week in books is a feature where I share things I’ve found interesting from the past week that concern books, literature and all things book blogging. Roald Dahl Day was this week, celebrating the work of one of the best children’s authors ever. Here, Huffington Post put together a list of 10 fantastic quotes…

Top five favourite moments from Roald Dahl’s work

I grew up with Roald Dahl’s work. A genius storyteller, his books weren’t afraid to challenge children, and that’s why they’re so successful. To mark Roald Dahl Day (okay, I’m a day late), here, in no particular order, are my top five favourite moments from the works of Dahl. 1. Bruce Bogtrotter, MatildaThere’s nothing about…

My week in books (#8)

My week in books is a feature where I share things I’ve found interesting from the past week that concern books, literature and all things book blogging.Firs up, I saw a new trailer and a clip from the upcoming film about American poet Allen Ginsberg, Kill Your Darlings. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Ginsberg….

The Sunday Post (#20) and Showcase Sunday (#6)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer, and Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie and the Story Siren. They’re a chance to share news, a post to recap the past week on your blog, highlight our newest books and…

My week in books (#6)

My week in books is a feature where I share things I’ve found interesting from the past week that concern books, literature and all things book blogging. It’s a bank holiday weekend here in England, and for once the weather’s going to be good apparently. At the moment, it’s a bit grey and drizzly (although…

Top Ten Tuesday (#11) – books I wish could have had sequels

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish, where the writers, like me, are particularly fond of lists.    This week’s topic is…top 10 books I wish could have had sequels (they were complete stories but you just could have read more and more about these characters or…