I can’t believe we’re half way through 2017 already! Given the first half of the year was filled with college work and exams, and didn’t contain the summer holidays, I’m hoping the second half of the year will give me much more time to read. But, without further ado, here’s my June Wrap Up: Total […]Read More June Wrap Up!
After last week’s post, I’ve decided to make ‘WWW Wednesday’, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, a regular thing for my blog. Carry on reading to hear about this week’s bookish adventures: 1. What are you currently reading? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R […]Read More WWW Wednesday- 28th June
To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and the beginning of The Best Series of Books Ever TM, I thought a Potter themed post would be appropriate. To distract you all from feeling A. Old and b. Emotional (or maybe the second one is just me…), here […]Read More 20 reasons to thank JKR for Harry Potter…
Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Harper Published: 1995 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-737515-8 After reviewing the first book in the House of Cards series here, and the second here, I’m finishing my bookish journey by reviewing The Final Cut. The last book in Michael Dobbs’s trilogy jumps to ten years after the first two novels, with […]Read More ‘The Final Cut’
To give you guys a little bit of a different post, I thought I’d join in with WWW Wednesday- the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. So, without further ado: 1. What are you currently reading? I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith- I’m really enjoying this one! Cassandra is such an […]Read More WWW Wednesdays- June 21st
Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Harper Published: 1992 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-738517-1 After reviewing the first book in the series here, I’m continuing my review of Michael Dobbs’ House of Cards series, moving on to To Play the King, the second book in the trilogy. Set immediately after the protagonist Francis Urquhart has won his […]Read More ‘To Play the King’
Hi all, So, don’t be alarmed, but I’m posting something that isn’t a book review! In fact, it’s rather boring, but a necessary evil. I wanted to let you all know that… *drum roll please*… after over two years of the (a tad bland) URL emmarichardson22.wordpress.com, I’ve made the decision to change my URL, and […]Read More My Pretty Lil Book Blog
Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Collins Published: 1989 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-617690-9 Time for my first review after an exam related hiatus: House of Cards by Michael Dobbs. I’m sure many of you, like myself, are familiar with the Netflix series of the same name, but it’s important to remember that this is the book […]Read More ‘House of Cards’