June has been a relaxing yet extremely busy month for me. I have been on holidays, things have changed when it comes to my job and I have read a lot of books. Here is what happened in June! I have had an incredibly reading month. Not only have I been taking spare time in… Continue reading What Happened in June?
Hey guys, guess who is finally back! It is David! Lois has been really busy at the minute and won't be able to post Top Ten Tuesday today (look out for it tomorrow). So, I have come to the rescue and written a book review for a book I read whilst on holiday this year.… Continue reading Book Review: Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
Hey guys, it's Lois and David. We were tagged by the lovely Birdie Bookworm in the burn, rewrite and reread book tag. This is definitely going to be a fun one to do together. I used the Goodreads tip in the rules below because I currently don't have all my books with me. For David's selections, I… Continue reading Burn, Rewrite and Reread Book Tag
Hey everyone, it’s David, 0wing to the rising popularity of 1984 today, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the reasons that 1984 is relevant in today's society following my review of the book. In Part One I discussed surveillance, freedom of media/speech and the existence of three global superpowers and… Continue reading Why is 1984 Relevant Today? – Part Two
Hey guys, it’s David, I thought I would do a post today, like Lois' yesterday showing all the books that I currently have on order and I am really excited to read. So without further ado, here are the books I have on order at the minute: 1) The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry "Set in… Continue reading What Books Do I Have on Order?
Title: Being a Beast (2016) Author: Charles Foster Genres: Non-fiction, Animals, Environment, Nature, Science, Philosophy, Autobiography and Memoir Publisher: Metropolitan Books Release Date: 28th January 2016 Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis "How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are… Continue reading Book Review: Being a Beast by Charles Foster
Title: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar (2016) Author: Matt Simon Genres: Natural History, Biology, Science, Non-fiction, Nature, Comedy and Factual Publisher: Headline Release Date: 25th October 2016 Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewed by: David Synopsis On a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber’s anus. To find a meal, the female… Continue reading Book Review: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar by Matt Simon
Title: Sad Animal Facts (2016) Author: Brooke Barker Genre: Natural History, Non-fiction, Nature, Facts, Picture Book, Comedy and Cartoon Publisher: Boxtree Release Date: 6th September 2016 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis A delightful and quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom’s more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations. Ever wonder what a mayfly thinks… Continue reading Book Review: Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker