I realised to day that I haven’t reviewed a book on here for a very long time. Too long in fact. And, as I’ve been lucky enough to read a lot of good books recently, I decided it was time to do something about that. And so I’m going to start with ‘Eleanor Oliphant is … Read More
Each year I try to take part in at least one reading challenge however, this year I’ve decided to take part in two simultaneously. Find out more about my Reading Challenges 2016!
As it’s World Book Day today, I thought I would do a quick bookish post to acknowledge books and reading and, for those of you who aren’t sure what World Book Day is all about, here’s a little bit taken directly from the WORLD BOOK DAY website: “World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration … Read More
This little book by Kate Carpenter caught my eye as I was browsing Amazon the other day and so I bought it for my Kindle. It’s called “Lilabean – A Storybook about Simplicity for Grown-Up Girls” and I loved it so much I felt compelled to review it here on Cupcakes and Cadenzas. Lilabean – … Read More
The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales is the latest offering from Kate Mosse. As the title suggests, this is a collection of short stories, each one inspired by either French or English folklore and legend or a particular time and place in Kate’s life. There are 14 stories altogether and she also includes her first … Read More
I thought today I would give you a quick update on how I’m doing with my ‘2012 Reading Challenge’. My aim was to read 50 books this year and so far I have managed…a pathetic…14. According to Goodreads that means that I am at 26% of my challenge when, at this point I should be … Read More