reviews

We need to talk about Putin

We Need to Talk About Putin: How the West Gets Him Wrong - Mark Galeotti Hands up, who remember that time I reviewed a book about the Romanoffs and complained that I didn't know very much about Russia? Well, around the same time as I read that book I picked this one from Netgalley firstly… Continue reading We need to talk about Putin

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Leah Re-reads: Parasite Positive

Hello and welcome to Leah Re-reads,  a project I've started where I re-read a bunch of books I declared favourites but haven't picked up since that first time. This time, it's a book that I've actually posted a review for before, click here if you want to see that and how my thoughts compare. The… Continue reading Leah Re-reads: Parasite Positive

Great Bookish Bakeoff

The Great Bookish Bakeoff: Cornflake Tart

The cakes I bake and the books I read while baking them.  The latest episode of Bake Off was super exciting for me because I have Michael in the office sweepstake and he not only got a Hollywood Handshake (during bread week!!) but also won Star Baker. So basically, I am declaring myself star baker… Continue reading The Great Bookish Bakeoff: Cornflake Tart

Great Bookish Bakeoff

Great Bookish Bakeoff – Pear and Ginger Loaf

The cakes I bake and the books I read while baking them.  Bake Off is back! There's something about Bake Off that makes me want to make cake, mostly because watching Bake Off makes me want to eat cake and well... When there is no cake and you want cake, there is no choice but… Continue reading Great Bookish Bakeoff – Pear and Ginger Loaf

The Read List

August 2019

Is it me or does it feel like the summer is winding down already? August was such a weird month, it felt like it dragged on for ages. This month started off with a trip to Glastonbury to see the Specials perform with my parents, it was the first time my mum has been to… Continue reading August 2019

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What She Found in the Woods

What She Found in the Woods - Josephine Angelini Confession: I requested this when it popped up on Netgalley for purely nostalgic reasons. You see, back in my Twilight days I had a Josephine Angelini book called Starcrossed which was one of those doomed YA romances but with Greek Gods. I remember absolutely bloody loving… Continue reading What She Found in the Woods