July 2018 book haul

After a haul-free month, I'm back with another stack of books that I'm eager to sink my teeth into. Top of the pile is a review copy I was sent (in a green Jiffy envelope, no less!) by the lovely folks at Pushkin Press. The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips promises to be "part modern fairytale, part … Continue reading July 2018 book haul

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Anticipated reads: July-December 2018

My anticipated reading list for the first half of 2018 wasn't as successful as I'd hoped - I only read four of the five books on the list, and one of those four (Madame Zero) was a bit of a let-down (though I put that more down to the hyperbolic praise I had heard, rather than … Continue reading Anticipated reads: July-December 2018

Bookshelf birthday: the first anniversary of Amy’s Ever-Growing Bookshelf

My blog is a year old! I'm as surprised as anyone that I didn't give up after a fortnight, which seems reason enough to celebrate this anniversary with a look back over my first year of blogging. Before I started blogging, I did record what I was reading, but only as Word documents on my … Continue reading Bookshelf birthday: the first anniversary of Amy’s Ever-Growing Bookshelf