Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine: Review

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine: Review

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

A Celebration of Books and Reading – World Book Day 2015

A Celebration of Books and Reading – World Book Day 2015

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

Lilabean – Kate Carpenter

Lilabean – Kate Carpenter

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 by Kate Mosse

The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales by Kate Mosse

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