May 5, 2020

It's been some time now since I added any content to Mummy Loves Books, I disappeared into the internet void and some may perhaps have been wondering where I went and so I thought I'd give a little life update and let you all know what I've been doing for the past mont...

August 10, 2019

The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

In the past few years, I've read only a handful of contemporary romance novels. Instead, I've focused upon Fantasy and Thriller books thinking that I'd lost my vibe with the contemporary romance offering on the books...

April 23, 2019

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

This Pulitzer prize winning novel by Anthony Doerr has been hugely popular over the past few years and has been on my TBR for some time now. From what I knew about this book I had high hopes that this...

April 8, 2019

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I knew this book had been highly applauded since its release, I had picked it up in a charity shop haul and promptly put it on my bookcase and there it has lingered for some months now but afte...

April 6, 2019

The Shadow of What Was Lost (The Licanius Trilogy #1) by James Islington

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Very occasionally a book comes along that makes you drop everything and just immerse yourself in it wholeheartedly in its story, taking you into a cocoon of the world in whi...

April 1, 2019

Beartown (Beartown #1) by Fredrik Backman

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I've been reading A LOT of fantasy this year, full on epic fantasies that are often really lengthy and in-depth and after finishing the mammoth that is The Priory of the Orange Tree I felt the need for a...

February 18, 2019

The Binding by Bridget Collins

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

I picked up this book knowing only a very little about it and with having read none of the author's previous work so I really had no real expectations from this book. I know other reviewers have commented on the hyp...

January 24, 2019

So the Christmas Tree is packed away, kids are back to school and new reading goal is set on Good Reads with grand plans to work towards 70 books read in 2019 so I delved in straight away in January with a solid 5 books this month, and still a few days to go till the e...

January 1, 2019

So another year has come to a close.  I've read 86 books in 2018 and whilst there have been a couple I've not finished and a further few that have failed to set my passions aflame there have been so many amazing books I've had the pleasure of enjoying this year....

December 10, 2018

Traitor's Blade (Greatcoats #1) by Sebastian de Castell

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

There are 3 well-known stories with which I've always been fascinated since childhood, Robin Hood, King Arthur and the knights of Camelot and The Three Musketeers. When I came across someone...

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