Six Degrees of Separation: from The Poisonwood Bible to 84 Charing Cross Road

Six Degrees of Separation is a meme hosted by Kate on her blog Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month, a book is chosen as a starting point. Players then each create their own chain, linking the first book six others. A book doesn’t need to be connected to all the others on the list, [...]


Friday Book Delights

I had fun today collecting this gorgeous stash of reserved books from the library. I adore Edinburgh's library system - you can get virtually anything you want either in hard copy or as an e-book. Ordering online, renewing, checking one's account etc is so very easy. And of course, you can grab tons of marvellous [...]

Spring Reading Review 2017

Back in January, I wrote about my plans to read my own library in 2017.  I should have known that reality would turn out differently - it always does when I think I have a reading plan. The majority of books read since my last reading review post back in January have been library books (hurrah [...]