PODCAST – Jan 2018 – This month I have mostly been reading…

Join the BookElf and I as we discuss the books that we've read this month (Ok, I discuss the books I've read this month and Jess discusses HALF of the books that she has read. Swot.) From missing the mark to hitting you right in the heart to slightly smutty novels to book club low … Continue reading PODCAST – Jan 2018 – This month I have mostly been reading…

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2 minute review – Jennifer Johnston - The Invisible Worm

Recently, I went away for a weeks holiday. For the first time in years, I didn't bring anything to read with me. I've been in the midst of a reading funk for such a long time now, I'm starting to disbelieve that I ever read for pleasure! In the last few months, I've seen it … Continue reading 2 minute review – Jennifer Johnston - The Invisible Worm

BookElf Reads 2011

In the tradition of the last two years... Not published this year, just read this year, savvy? Discovery of the Year Ayn Rand/Mary Gaitskill (The Fountainhead/Two Girls, Fat and Thin) What may initially appear to be an odd choice, seeing as this is also the year I've discovered so many amazing books that haven't made … Continue reading BookElf Reads 2011

A Response to ‘Date a Girl Who Reads’- by a Girl who Reads

Date a girl who reads.   Date a girl who doesn't spend her money on books because she's a member of three libraries, and works in one, and runs three book swaps a month so has money left over for clothes but doesn't spend money on them either, but instead spends it on beer and … Continue reading A Response to ‘Date a Girl Who Reads’- by a Girl who Reads

Sucked In to Books

Some books you start knowing exactly why your reading them. Whether this be because the review is two weeks overdue, book club's in two days, its been staring at you for the past three years or you just want to, at least there is a reason. Some books you start and think, why am I … Continue reading Sucked In to Books