RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… DECEMBER 2020

Hello reading friends! So much as happened since the arrival of 2021, that December already feels a long way away! However, I hope the following wintery reads offer some escapism in a world that still feels far from certain. Please don’t be put off by Christmas covers, all the books highlighted would make equally greatContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… DECEMBER 2020”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… NOVEMBER 2020

Hello reading friends! Here in northern Scotland, we’ve enjoyed some beautiful frosty days but it has also grown darker and so it felt right to spend time exploring the spookier/ supernatural side of fiction, reading The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, The Mercies, as well as the Dark Stories collection. Since travel is still out forContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… NOVEMBER 2020”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… OCTOBER 2020

Hello reading friends! As the clocks went back here in Scotland, autumn tightened its grip and we battened down for the first couple of storms of the season. And although I love the restorative power of spending time surrounded by nature, the wild weather also gave me an excuse (who needs an excuse?) to snuggleContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… OCTOBER 2020”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… SEPTEMBER 2020

Hello reading friends! Autumn is a beautiful season here in Scotland with mellow misty mornings and golden fields neatly harvested. And though I adore getting out and about enjoying nature in all its glory, as the temperature drops and nights lengthen it is also the perfect time to cuddle up with a great read. TodayContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… SEPTEMBER 2020”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… AUGUST 2020

Hello reading friends! One look at my August reads and you may be forgiven for assuming I’m obsessed with Tom Hanks. And perhaps I am – just a bit. I’ve loved his movies for years and found his warm, gravelly voice perfect for the narration of Ann Patchett’s, The Dutch House. Naturally, the next stepContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… AUGUST 2020”