My March Bookish Wrap Up!

Please note: if you don’t have the time to read through the post, the pics link to the reviews! Enjoy:)

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Another good month in books! It all began with me giving my book of the year so far seal of approval to The Canal Boat Cafe book number 1: All aboard by Cressida McLoughlin, chick lit at its beautiful, descriptive, gripping best! I was torn on Sleepless in Manhatten by Sarah Morgan, which grabbed me with  its building a business form nothing storyline, kept me happy with its comedy, and yet didn’t quite hit the mark Christmas Ever After had done.

I was thrilled to be part of the Holding Out For A Hero by Victoria Van Tiem’s book tour with Hello Chick Lit, where 80’s was the era of the day, definitely one for any eighties fan! Tapestry by Elle Turner mesmerized me with its beautiful mixture of slightly dark stories, and, speaking of dark, I finally reviewed and raved about Room by Emma Donoghue.The Runaway Bridesmaid by Daisy James was a bit too flowery for me, I’m afraid, but I acknowledged that it could be a very popular book, as I did with Kitty’s Countryside Dream by Christie Barlow, which didn’t go the way I expected.

Natalie’s Getting Married gave me chick lit heaven, The Treachery of Trains gave me a lovely, slightly dark, european rom com, and Dear Dad by Giselle Green gave me a gorgeous rom com about three characters on a journey to find their place.

I had a lovely interview with Rosa Temple, and did my first, and only ‘Stacking the Shelves‘ Post (Unfortunately I’m trying to cut down on books at the moment, my volume books on Netgalley are weighing me down!). I also posted on the books I use for writing, which is starting to take off again, I’m currently 10,000 words into book 2, not much, but an achievement for me (I was 20,000 words into a different book 2 and it wasn’t working, so I put it aside and was feeling quite despondent but now I’m all excited again:)). I’m still trying to get it together in terms of a solid blogging presence, and figure out my timetable, but hopefully I’ll get there.

Hope you all had a great month too, let me know in the comments!

Bernadette:)

 

 

 

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9 thoughts on “My March Bookish Wrap Up!

    • A few were read in one day and then a few were when I was up late with the kiddies who were all sick in turns over Easter! I actually read Room last year but didn’t review because I wasn’t sure if the site would be solely chick lit!

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      • Why do they always get sick on holidays? I remember Christmas’s with chicken pox, the flu, ear infections, strep throats, you name it. The other holidays didn’t escape without someone being sick or having a huge case of poison ivy. Hope all are better now.

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      • Yup! We got chicken pox. All of them one after the other! We couldn’t move beyond the back garden! Nearly there, the last little man is just getting over an infection that came as a result of him being run down from the chicken pox. First time ever I wanted the holidays to end!

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  1. Ah, we had this conversation didn’t we?;) I have to claw my weight to that book if it kills me! That and ‘Me Before you’ by Jojo Moyes. I have been waiting to read them forever and a year!!!

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