Audiobook Review: Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom by James Danckert and John D. Eastwood

Narrated by: Liam GerrardPublisher: Tantor AudioGenre: Non-Fiction – PsychologyFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: June 9, 2020 Rating: 4/5 Stars This was a really interesting book, but it’s one of those ones I’m glad I listened to rather than read. There’s a lot of information here, but Liam Gerrard does an excellent job of conveying it in aContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom by James Danckert and John D. Eastwood”

Audiobook Review: Mad and Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency by Bea Koch

Narrated by: Rengin AltayGenre: Non-Fiction – HistoryAge: AdultPublisher: Grand Central PublishingFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: September 1st, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Stars This book is a series of biographies on various women from the Regency era, paying particular attention to difference between the popular portrayal of the era from Romance novels and shows like Bridgerton, to the actualContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Mad and Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency by Bea Koch”

Book Tag: The Last Book I…

I spotted this one over at Meg’s Magical Musings, and knew it was a tag I wanted to try out eventually. Looks like a good one, so let’s dig in. The last book I bought My last visit to Waterstones, I picked up the sequel to Jennifer Killick’s Dread Wood, Fear Ground. This worked outContinue reading “Book Tag: The Last Book I…”

Audiobook Review: White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color by Ruby Hamad

Narrated by: Mozhan MarnòPublisher: Random House AudioFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: October 6th, 2020 Rating: 5/5 Stars Let’s preface this by saying I am a white, cis, British (specifically Welsh) woman, and am writing from that point of view. This is the kind of book I think everyone should read, but most especially white women, like myself.Continue reading “Audiobook Review: White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color by Ruby Hamad”

Let’s Talk Bookish: Choose your own adventure!

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly meme that was originally created and hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books starting in August 2019, and was then cohosted with Dani @ Literary Lion from May 2020 to March 2022. Book Nook Bits has hosted since April 2022. September 30th: Choose your own adventure! You choose what to write about this week: It canContinue reading “Let’s Talk Bookish: Choose your own adventure!”

Audiobook Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Narrated by: Daisy DonovanPublisher: Tinder PressFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: March 31st, 2020 Rating: 4/5 Stars This is definitely an interesting book, but as I listened to the Audible version I think there were quite a few things I missed, but I’ll touch on that later. Really, what ideally would happen is eventually I’d pick up aContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell”

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want For My Personal Library

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Once more I’ve found I can’t quite do the ‘proper’Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want For My Personal Library”

Audiobook Review: Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls

Authors, Contributors, Narrators: Yomi Adegoke (Author, Narrator), Elizabeth Uviebinené (Author, Narrator), Yemisi Adegoke (Contributor, Narrator), Paula Akpan (Contributor, Narrator), Sheila Atim (Contributor, Narrator), Siana Bangura (Contributor, Narrator), Jendella Benson (Contributor, Narrator), Candice Brathwaite (Contributor, Narrator), Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff (Contributor, Narrator), Bernardine Evaristo (Foreword, Narrator), Elisabeth Fapuro (Narrator), Toni-Blaze Ibekwe (Contributor, Narrator), Kuchenga (Contributor, Narrator), Temi Mwale (Contributor, Narrator), Eunice Olumide (Contributor, Narrator), Abiola Oni (Contributor, Narrator), Phoebe Parke (Contributor, Narrator), Princess Peace (Contributor, Narrator), Fiona Rutherford (Contributor, Narrator), Sophia Thakur (Contributor, Narrator), Kuba Shand-Baptiste (Contributor, Narrator), Nneka Okoye (Narrator), Neo Jessica Johnson (NAO) (Contributor), Selina Thompson (Contributor)Publisher: Audible StudiosFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: October 1st,Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls”

Book Blogger Hop: July 29th – August 4th

Book Blogger Hop The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, it was relaunched on February 15, 2013 by Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addict. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weeklyContinue reading “Book Blogger Hop: July 29th – August 4th”

Book Blogger Hop: July 15th – 21st

Book Blogger Hop The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, it was relaunched on February 15, 2013 by Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addict. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weeklyContinue reading “Book Blogger Hop: July 15th – 21st”