Category: Books

The river bank by

A sequel to Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows There are two main reasons I wanted to read this book. First off it is a...

This history of bees by

translated by Diane Oatley Bees are pretty cool insects. They are also pretty damn important. Insects in general are essential to the world we know, so...

My worst book ever by

A really entertaining book that explains all the work that goes into creating a picture book, and all things that went wrong when Ahlberg tried to...

The bitter twins by

The Winnowing Flame trilogy ; book 2 Have you read this first book in this series? If not then go read it. It is awesome and...

Mollie on the March by

Mollie Carberry ; book 2 I quite enjoyed the first book in this series, The Making of Mollie, and this second book picks up pretty much...

Mayhem by

Added to Mount TBR in March 2018 – I came across this book as it was longlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize. It sounded interesting...

The wonder engine by

The Clocktaur War ; book 2 Some books are just great fun. You sit down to see what they’re like and before you know it you’ve...

Alone in Berlin by

translated by Michael Hofman Given all the tragedy, destruction, and horrors of World War II I don’t often stop to consider what life was like for...