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Author: Ellie


On My Wishlist

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. A long term resident of my wishlist is Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach. I don’t know why I…

Books In


It was payday this week so I treated myself to four trolley jumpers from Tesco. Blue Eyed Boy by Joanne Harris: I didn’t hugely love Chocolat like other people so I’m looking forward to seeing her other style of writing….


Amore and Amaretti

AT A GLANCE: Genre: Non Fiction — Food — Memoir Setting: Florence, Italy 2/5 Stars (OK) Victoria Cosford is an Australian food writer who also teaches Italian cookery classes. Amore and Amaretti is a memoir of her time spent in…


Favourite Fool

It’s from a few years ago but for a moment I actually believed this. I was a little sad when it dawned on my coffee deprived braincells that it wasn’t real. I’ve stopped watching the news in the morning now…

General Fiction

The Help

It’s always difficult trying to write a review on such a popular book; pre-blog I’d post a brief opinion on my Goodreads review and leave it at that. In the spirit of trying to write more, I will try and…


The PWB Codex

I always think it’s far fetched in crime shows and books where they find some hidden code that the victim has written and it leads them to the murderer. However today I had a look through the notes section on…