I have an off / on relationship with books which I am not proud of. I love reading and I love the intellectual and emotional journey that books take me on but ashamedly when life gets overwhelmingly busy it is the first thing that gets neglected on my ‘to do’ list. Reading is one of those pleasures that I feel I must deserve or earn. The housework must be done, the children tendered to, work up to date and all must be good in the world before I feel I can indulge myself in a book.
. What a great reading year I’ve had. Although I didn’t quite reach my 30 book goal on my reading challenge on Goodreads, (the year’s not over yet!), I’ve read so many great books this year. So being that time of year – the end of, and Christmas – here’s my top ten of books … Read more