New Affiliate Announcement:!

Just a quick note to say I am now an affiliate for the amazing Wordery! I shop there quite a bit as I don't always have time to get to Waterstone's or Blackwell's and I refuse to buy books from Amazon - and Wordery are just as efficient, have a wide selection of books, and… Continue reading New Affiliate Announcement:!

Announcement: Foyles Affiliate Programme

I am pleased to announce that I am now part of the Foyles Affiliate Programme. You may have heard of the Amazon Affiliate Programme, and this works in the same way. My posts will each include a link to buy the relevant book from Foyles. If a reader clicks through and purchases that book from… Continue reading Announcement: Foyles Affiliate Programme

I Need Bookshops. We All Do.

Today, on the way home from looking after my little nephew, I stopped in at WHSmith. I saw the poster for their summer promotions in the window, and remembered that I had wanted to read The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker for a while, so I went in. This was the one in Pinner,… Continue reading I Need Bookshops. We All Do.

Goodbye Watford Waterstones…

I have just learned via a retweet on Twitter that my local Waterstones in Watford, Hertfordshire has closed. It had been there for so long I don't remember it opening, and I visited it for years. Three floors - yes, THREE - of books. A lower ground floor for children's, fiction on the ground floor,… Continue reading Goodbye Watford Waterstones…