How is it 2016 already?! Brian and I had a fun Christmas and New Year - the first in our new house! We just stayed at home, cooked lovely food and bought some new games in the Steam Winter Sale. We had some lovely Blanc de Bleu blueberry "champagne" for New Year's Eve - how… Continue reading Christmas Book Haul and Goodreads Reading Challenge 2016
So my great Black Friday book buys took forever (ok, it was only 3 weeks but it felt like forever) to get here! But now I can hug them, and love them, and curl up to read them complete with a hot chocolate...in 75F Florida heat. Seriously Florida, did you not get the memo that it's DECEMBER… Continue reading Black Friday Book Haul
I'm taking part in NaNoWriMo this year. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's an annual writing challenge (National Novel Writing Month) where you write 50k words of a novel/novella/whatever during the month of November. I've taken part every so often since 2005 - some years winning, some years failing miserably! This… Continue reading November Book Haul!
I have a lot of books. Most of them are still in England (books are heavy to ship!) but I've bought quite a few since being in America, and we didn't have enough bookshelf space for them all! So I decided to take on a project to build some fake built-in bookshelves, using floating shelves… Continue reading DIY “Built In” Bookshelves
Life has been so busy recently, which turns into hardly any books being read. But definitely not a lack of books being bought. Thanks to the Stacking The Shelves blog party I found some FREE ebooks that sounded interesting - and being free I couldn't resist one-clicking them. Ebooks One Wilde Night by Jenn Stark Tarot-reading artifact… Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #181
Where did September go? I feel like I've blinked and it's suddenly over. But that does mean Halloween is getting closer - yay! I'm looking forward to curling up with some hot chocolate and working my way through my TBR pile. I've tried to be good and not buy any new books until I've at… Continue reading Stacking The Shelves #178