Monthly Round-Ups

November Round-Up – The Books I Read In November 2016

November was perhaps my busiest ever month for blogging with seven book reviews, four subscription box unboxings and four posts from the Nottingham Festival of Literature! Here is a recap of what I got up to with links to each post! Book Reviews - Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern (Harper Collins) – As part of the… Continue reading November Round-Up – The Books I Read In November 2016

Book Reviews

Men Like Air by Tom Connolly

I recently took part in the blog tour for Men Like Air, Tom Connolly’s second novel, in which he discussed his favourite films set in New York. And this week I finished reading Men Like Air, in which I got to explore New York, and the lives of four men on the city’s streets. ‘Feeling… Continue reading Men Like Air by Tom Connolly

Subscription Box Unboxings

Nerdy Bookworm Box Unboxing – November 2016

Today it is time for another Nerdy Bookworm unboxing! Nerdy Bookworm is a monthly subscription box service for book lovers specialising in science fiction and fantasy YA titles. It costs £29.99 per box as a single purchase which includes free shipping in the UK and is also available as a subscription at £28.99 per box… Continue reading Nerdy Bookworm Box Unboxing – November 2016

Subscription Box Unboxings

Ninja Book Box Unboxing – November 2016

This week I received the very first Ninja Book Box subscription box. I was one of many book lovers who recently supported Ninja Book Box via their extremely successful Kickstarter campaign. This is a new quarterly subscription service with the emphasis being on promoting books from independent publishers of all genres, and including associated gifts… Continue reading Ninja Book Box Unboxing – November 2016

Book Reviews

Wood Green by Sean Rabin

The second of Dodo Ink’s launch titles is Wood Green by Sean Rabin, a book which was shortlisted for the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction for 2016. ‘Michael felt instinctively that this was his last chance. If not here and now, then when exactly was he going to write the story that was so… Continue reading Wood Green by Sean Rabin

Subscription Box Unboxings

Illumicrate Unboxing – November 2016

This month I received my fourth Illumicrate subscription box. Illumicrate is a quarterly subscription box service for book lovers with boxes arriving in February, May, August and November. Illumicrate costs £29.99 per box which includes free shipping in the UK. There are additional shipping costs applied for international customers. Without further ado, here is what… Continue reading Illumicrate Unboxing – November 2016

Book Reviews

Human Acts by Han Kang

Human Acts was my book clubs chosen read for the month of November. Human Acts is the latest novel by South Korean author Han Kang who won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for her novel The Vegetarian. Both novels are translated by Deborah Smith who has also written the introduction for Human Acts which… Continue reading Human Acts by Han Kang