Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and the theme this week is one I very much enjoyed thinking about - settings in books that I would love to visit. There's not quite ten here, but close enough! 1. Sempere & Sons Bookshop in Barcelona (The Shadow of the Wind, … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit
Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by ThoughtsOnTomes. You can join the group on Goodreads to find out the topics for each week. This is my first time participating, and what with Halloween almost upon us, I couldn't resist...
"And there will be other lives for unpaid debts, for one-night stands, for Prague and Paris, for painful shoes with pointy toes, for indecision and revisions. And there will be other lives for fathers walking daughters down aisles. And there will be other lives for sweet babies with skin like milk..."
I'll be the first to admit that an interesting title, even more so than an interesting cover, is what catches my eye. I have bought a great deal of books on the basis of the title alone - and so far it has almost always resulted in a great read! I like titles that hint … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday | Top Ten Unique Book Titles
I feel like it might be a little late to start a TBR for autumn, but since I have just moved to the sunny climes of the United States South-East, where it very much does not feel like the British autumns I am accustomed to, the season has barely begun in my mind...
I'm currently reading Jonathan Safran Foer's 'Here I Am', and it got me remembering some of the beautiful passages from his previous novel 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'. The following is one that has always stayed with me. The first time I read it I was on a train to London and weeping silently.
Somewhere on the other side of this wide night and the distance between us, I am thinking of you.