Unfortunately, I can’t take credit for this wonderful idea for a post. Beth from The Reader’s Corner was the mastermind who came up with the idea and kindly let me steal it but please check out Beth’s post here! I’ve never been a member of a book club; online or otherwise. I’d love to be at some point in my life but I’m too backed up with my own books to even think about it right now. I also think it’d be amazing to have your own book club, where you have complete control over the books. So, if I had a book club, here are a handful of books I would choose.
Well, it’s that time of year again, when the mass of ‘Yearly Favourites’ posts start coming out and my ‘Best Books of the Year’ posts are some of my favourites to write. I love looking back over my year in books and reminiscing about all the amazing works of fiction I’ve laid my hands on. It’s difficult to narrow down, but I think I done it so without further ado, my favourite books of 2015… In no particular order because picking them was hard enough, let alone putting them in order.
Blurb: Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives.
It is a story about childhood and growing up, loss of innocence, eccentricity, familial ties and friendships, love and life. Stripped down to its bare bones, it’s about the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister Continue reading
World Book Night is an annual event which celebrates and promotes books and reading and also encouraging anyone and everyone to pick up a book! There’s events within communities and libraries all over the world that take part in World Book Night and last year 80,000 books were sent to institutions all over the UK, including libraries, schools, homeless shelters and even prisons! Every year, you can apply to be a volunteer, in which if you’re accepted, you will received 18 books from your selected list which you can then give out to people, donate to institutions or run giveaways with – all in aid of World Book Night and reading! Continue reading