Not everyone -- except Hermione Granger, perhaps -- enjoys a SPAG test.
New reads: trying the Dreame app (and a Werewolf romance)
Sometimes, it's nice just to kick back and have fun.
2021 reading list
Things I read in 2021
Reading: The Choice by Edith Eger
Inspiring and demanding book.
If I won the lottery, I’d build a reading garden
Little life goals.
A most excellent book dedication
I have been sorting through our book archives, and finding pearls.
Sixty or seventy years after she absorbed Macbeth, I did the same, and we underlined the same words.
Thank YOU, World Book Day — for making us cry
World Book Day just made my children cry. Great.
Reading: The Night Rainbow by Claire King
Reading: Mother America by Nuala Ní Chonchúir
Mother America by Nuala Ní Chonchúir.
Other people’s shorts
Other people's shorts
Why I have not bought a Kindle
I love Kindle — I’ve used it (far) more than hard copy this year — but what I don’t need is another device.
The books we read (versus the books we expect to read)
Hands up, who’s failed to read a literary “must”? You know the one, the book with the gold-plated reviews, the one with its own stand in the bookshop window, the one that won the thingy. I’m reading WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN by Lionel Shriver. The story: via a series of letters to her ex, a …
Tell me a dream, a good dream.
FIRST PERSON and WRAPPED in JAWBREAKERS — NFFD anthology
Flash fiction anthology.