Review: One Winter Morning by Isabelle Broom

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.


On a winter morning she lost a piece of her heart. Can she find it?

Evangeline isn’t feeling festive this December.

The frost and fairy lights only remind her it’s been a year since she lost the mother who took her in as a baby and raised her.

She’s never felt more alone – until she discovers her birth mother’s identity. And where to find her.

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Tag Thursday: The Autumn Book Tag

Today’s seasonally appropriate has been borrowed from the fantastic Emma of Drinkning by my Shelf, who I am very very sure would be my real life best friend if we were to meet.

Here’s a piece of fun trivia: In Ireland, it’s already the middle of autumn. We follow the Celtic Calendar, which means our seasons change about a month or so before they do in the UK. So, while in the UK autumn comes in September, in Ireland we have autumn already in August.

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Favourite Snacks While Reading

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Not only am I a huge bookworm, I’m also a bit of a food obsessive. In good ways and bad. I have a big problem with snacking, and can often be found eating a little too much each day. One of the times I eat most is reading, as I like to add a little comfort to my experience.

Whether it’s a steaming mug beside me, or some nibbles on my lap, I like having a little something near me when I’ve got a book in my hand. It especially makes it easier if reading a book with lots of food descriptions.

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Schools I’d Love to Attend

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

September always means one thing in my house – back to school. When both of your parents teach for their money, it’s quite hard to think of anything else in that time. Almost the whole month of August was filled with stationery (which is probably where my lifelong love of stationery stems from) and school book lists.

I had a think about some fictional schools I wish I was attending. If I had been to one of these schools, I think I would have liked going back to school a whole lot more than I actually did.


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