Moments of Happiness 5

Readers, this week I am seriously struggling on the happy front. I fell over at the school, frantically running to find my "missing" child (it transpires, he'd gone back to get his carton of milk, because we never have milk at home <eyeroll>) I had to be picked up off the floor by the headteacher.... Continue Reading →

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End of Month Stats

Stats time! What happened this month? My book buying ban began on Sunday 9th July. How's that going you ask (probably laughing at my foolishness as you cuddle all your new books)? I got the two books I said I was picking up just before the ban..and one more that was a rare edition (but that... Continue Reading →

Slaying my TBR- 28th July

This week I've been stuck in bed or on the sofa nursing a knackered ankle, so I've been catching up on my netgalley requests. Thanks to the authors and netgalley for the review copies of these books! I'm afraid I'm lacking in photos for this week due to the aforementioned knackered foot, but I'm hoping you'll... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: To Provence, With Love

To Provence, With Love is the story of an aspiring writer who moves to Provence to live in a Chateaux and write the biography of a famous elderly woman. What's not to love? Faye Carter has recently separated from her boyfriend and is looking to make a fresh start when an elderly, famous actress, Anabelle... Continue Reading →

Coffee with Amy from Golden Books Girl

Joining me for coffee this week is the lovely Amy from Golden Books Girl I'll be drinking a Tanzanian filter coffee from Steampunk Coffee, whilst Amy (not a coffee drinker) will be having a refreshing glass of water. Amy is sharing with us her favourite signed books, so grab yourself a drink and enjoy! .......................................................................................................................................................................... Hi... Continue Reading →

Blogger Recognition Award

I'm bringing you a break in my usual happy Monday post because the lovely Rebecca of This Booky Place nominated me for a Blogger Recognition Award. I'm really new to this and completely surprised anyone reads my random thoughts, so Rebecca's nomination really touched me: thank you!   The rules are: 1. Thank the blogger... Continue Reading →

Slaying My TBR…July 21st

Here's what I've been reading this week. Let me know your thoughts in the comments or over on Twitter @charlottesburns  The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond Adding this to this week's TBR is a bit of a cheat as I read the ARC a little while ago. It is published on Tuesday, so I can... Continue Reading →

Coffee and… Ice-Lolly Book Tag

It's summer! And, whilst I'm usually one of the "Argh! Daylight! It burns!" people, I am very partial to a nice summery ice-lolly or (tub of) ice-cream whilst reading. Amy (of Golden Books Girl), Louise (of Book Murmuration) and I got chatting about which books we would match with each ice-lolly. I'm taking a lot... Continue Reading →

Moments of Happiness 4

It's me again with the happy things! As always, I'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments or over on Twitter (@charlottesburns)  Books Despite the Ban If you read my Sunday Stats post, you'll know that I am currently under a book-buying ban. Despite this, this week I have manage to obtain a rather... Continue Reading →

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