British Books Challenge 2011

I’m not really one for new years resolutions, but I realised that last year I read less novels than I’d have liked.  I joined a couple of book clubs (one at my previous job and one I’ve ended up running), but the guilt of having to read to monthly deadlines stopped or discouraged me from …

UrbanCoffeeCo bookclub: One Day by David Nicholls

Urban Coffee Company’s monthly book club is growing month on month.  It started off with two, got to four, jumped to ten and this month there were fifteen of us. April’s book was One Day by David Nicholls – a book about two friends, Dexter and Emma, following their relationship from the last day of university, …

LUCIA bookcrossing challenge

Through library book-sales and charity shops, my housemate and I carried, in bins and broken bags, 14 books home for the LUCIA bookcrossing challenge which starts on Tuesday. Our friend and bookcrossing legend, Liz Broomfield, has organised a group of bookcrossers to release books for the LUCIA charity.  Bookcrossing is an online community where members leave books in …