2018 · Bookishness

An Evening With Stephen Fry | UEA Spring Literary Festival

Tonight I had the great pleasure of seeing Stephen Fry discuss his new book, MYTHOS, at UEA’s Spring Literary Festival in conversation with Philip Lankesgov. An hour of Greek mythology and brilliant quips, followed by a signing (I MET STEPHEN FRY!!) is a pretty good way to spend a Wednesday. Stephen started by describing the… Continue reading An Evening With Stephen Fry | UEA Spring Literary Festival

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Shadows and Suffragettes: Frances Hardinge and Sally Nicholls | an evening at Waterstone’s

This evening I had the joy of listening to authors Frances Hardinge and Sally Nicholls talk Shadows and Suffragettes at Norwich Waterstone’s. If you’ve never been to a Waterstone’s event before, they’re pretty casual – the whole thing takes about an hour and a half, with an hour of talk and about half an hour… Continue reading Shadows and Suffragettes: Frances Hardinge and Sally Nicholls | an evening at Waterstone’s

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten (?) Tuesday: Books I Can’t Actually Remember But For Some Reason Rated 5/5

Hello all! Today I’m finally joining in with Top Ten Tuesday (amemehostedbythebrokeandthebookish) and this week’s prompt is books that you knew you enjoyed but can’t actually remember! I went through my Goodreads, which I’ve had since October 2013, and here are the 5 books I have rated 5/5 in which I can’t actually remember what… Continue reading Top Ten (?) Tuesday: Books I Can’t Actually Remember But For Some Reason Rated 5/5

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Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters | Epic Riordan Readalong

Hello all, and welcome to the second week of the Epic Riordan Readalong! I really enjoyed reading Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief this week, and we’re of course continuing on the series by moving onto Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters!  Percy Jackson continues on his journey as a half-blood, this time his quest taking him… Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters | Epic Riordan Readalong