Saturday 27 May 2017

Weekend Blog Hops - 27 May 2017
What is the most fun part/aspect of being a book blogger?
Getting to share my love of books with like-minded people!

NB: I won't be with you next week. :( I have some stuff on and, though I could set up the post in advance, I won't get a chance to add my link to any of the linky lists, so it seems a bit pointless posting anything. I will, however, join you all again as usual the week after.
Opening sentence:
"I was wondering," Sammy said, tentatively, as they paused between courses at La Venezia, "if you should think of getting a new photograph of yourself. Something just a tiny bit more up-to-the-minute perhaps..."

From page 56:
A sandbag from the pile on the corner had burst, the hessian rotted from a year of of rain and dog urine, and one of the waiters was sweeping the grit into the gutter.
My Current Read
Their Finest
Lissa Evans
It's 1940. In a small advertising agency in Soho, Catrin Cole writes snappy lines for Vida Elastic and So-Bee-Fee gravy browning. But the nation is in peril, all skills are transferable and there's a place in the war effort for those who have a knack with words.

Catrin is conscripted into the world of propaganda films. After a short spell promoting the joy of swedes for the Ministry of Food, she finds herself writing dialogue for 'Just an Ordinary Wednesday', a heart-warming but largely fabricated 'true story' about rescue and romance on the beaches of Dunkirk. And as bombs start to fall on London, she discovers that there's just as much drama, comedy and passion behind the scenes as there is in front of the camera.


  1. I like your answer to BBH, and your Beginning and 56.
    I haven't heard of Their Finest or the author before.

  2. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog hop and I am going to miss you next week my friend. Happy blog hopping and have a great weekend.

  3. Sharing our love of books with others who have the same passion is certainly one of the most fun, as well as rewarding, aspects of blogging! This is DEFINITELY what keeps me going, week, after week!!

    That novel you've picked for the other two Friday memes sure looks fascinating!! I LOVE historical novels set during WWII!! GREAT pick!!

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving such a lovely comment!! Enjoy your weekend!! C ya when you get back!! <3 <3 :) :)

  4. You have me curious for more! Happy weekend!

  5. Sharing thoughts on books is wonderful, and book bloggers are THE BEST.

    Have a wonderful week, Nicki.

    Happy Hopping!!

    Silver's Reviews
    My Blog Hop Answer

  6. This sounds like it'd be great! Thanks for sharing. :)

    Lauren @ Always Me

  7. Sounds like an engaging historical fiction novel. Happy reading!