Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Author Yasmin Beautiful book covers, don’t you just love them? Like many other people I do buy a lot of books for their looks. I can’t help it, I just like pretty things. But even if the book cover is amazing the story still has to spark an interest for me. So here are the … Continue reading Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Author-Hazel Don’t you just love a book with a beautiful cover? Admiring it, touching it, hoping the story within will be just as gorgeous. If your a book lover like us you know exactly what I’m talking about. Here are my five favourite book covers thus far…. Enjoy! 1. Anita Blake series by Laurell. K Hamilton … Continue reading Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Author – Laura It’s a terrible thing to admit, but I quite often buy a book based entirely on the cover. Sometimes I don’t even read the blurb! It’s like a compulsion. Some people buy pretty jewellery – I buy pretty books. And because I’ve already written about The Night Circus and Good Omens in … Continue reading Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Author – Kiera We’re back to Friday Favourites! Hopefully you’re as excited as we are 😉   So this week I’m doing favourite book covers. Five in total; three I’ve read and two I haven’t. I don’t know about you, but I’m a real sucker for a pretty book cover.  It will make me pick … Continue reading Friday Favourites – Book Covers!

Friday Book Tag

Author – Laura We have done Book Tags before here on The Bookspa, (read post) but this one delves a bit deeper into our likes, dislikes and guilty pleasures. Hate is a very strong word that we try really hard not to use, so we are going in with hate, and out with love… 1. … Continue reading Friday Book Tag

Book Review – The Prince of Mist

Author – Laura The Prince of Mist is a young adult novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, written in 1993 and translated from Spanish into English in 2010. The main character is a young boy called Max Carver. In 1943, along with his two sisters, his mother and watchmaker father, he moves to a little town … Continue reading Book Review – The Prince of Mist

Friday Favourites – Books I Loved When I Was a Youth…

Author – Laura We all have a series of books that remind us of our formative years. As a (ahem) 30 plus year old woman my adolescence seems like quite a long time ago, but these three series make me nostalgic for simpler times, when the most important things were how short my school skirt … Continue reading Friday Favourites – Books I Loved When I Was a Youth…

Book Review/Buddy Read – The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

 There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . . On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, … Continue reading Book Review/Buddy Read – The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Book Review – Before we met by Lucie Whitehouse

Author-Hazel Hannah, independent, headstrong, and determined not to follow in the footsteps of her bitterly divorced mother, has always avoided commitment. But one hot New York summer she meets Mark Reilly, a fellow Brit, and is swept up in a love affair that changes all her ideas about what marriage might mean. Now, living in … Continue reading Book Review – Before we met by Lucie Whitehouse

Book Review – Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst.

‘Pearl is a sixteen-year-old vampire… fond of blood, allergic to sunlight, and mostly evil… until the night a sparkly unicorn stabs her through the heart with his horn. Oops. Her family thinks she was attacked by a vampire hunter (because, obviously, unicorns don’t exist), and they’re shocked she survived. They’re even more shocked when Pearl … Continue reading Book Review – Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst.