Review: Nina Is Not OK by Shappi Khorsandi.

nina-is-not-okI know it’s just over two months into the year, but at this point Nina Is Not OK* is currently my favourite out of the ten I have read so far in 2017 at the time of writing this review.

Shappi Khorsandi may be a familiar name to you because she is a comedian. When I requested this book from NetGalley, and even when I picked it up to read, I hadn’t actually realised that I knew who this woman was. Khorsandi is a comedian I have seen on TV and enjoyed, but I hadn’t actually known her name until now.

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Winter/Christmas Essentials.

“There are some wonderful aspects to Christmas. It’s magical. And each year, from at least November, well, September, well, if I’m honest, May, I look forward to it hugely.” – Miranda Hart.

Today I am going to be writing about my must-have items for these cooler months. Along with some of these items there will also be Christmassy alternatives, so it doesn’t matter how into the Christmas spirit you are, nor does it really matter whether you are reading this before or after Christmas.

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Book Favourites for September.

“Every time you post something online you have a choice. You can either make it something that adds to the happiness levels in the world – or you can make it something that takes away from them.” – Zoe Sugg.

The last time I wrote about some of my favourite books was back in June, already three months ago! Since then I have read a great deal of books, so here are my five favourite books out of the ones I have read over the last three months:

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Review: Life and Laughing: My Story by Michael McIntyre.

Michael McIntyre“Posh hotels have a turn-down service. I had never heard of this and there was a knock at the door and a woman said, ‘I’ve come to turn down your bed.’ To which I said, ‘Well many women have in the past. Why should you be any different?’” – Michael McIntyre (not from the book).

A few years ago Michael McIntyre released his autobiography and earlier this year I eventually purchased it after approximately a year of one of my best friend urging me to read it. When I was in Rome I took this book with me to finally read, but there were so few reading opportunities that it was easiest to wait until I got home.

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