Starting to get through the backlog at the moment and actually have a week in Jersey so more reading time. Here is my TBR for August:


Finishing Off (Still!)

Vickery’s Folk Flora – Roy Vickery

Lotharingia – Simon Winder

The Way Of The World – Nicolas Bouvier, Translated By Robyn Marsack

Reckless Paper Bird – John McCullough


Blog Tours

The Museum Makers – Rachel Moris

Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers – Robin A. Crawford


Review Copies

Thank you to the publishers that have sent me these review copies:

American Dirt – Jeanie Cummins (still wavering on this one a little with all the publicity about this)

The Maths Of Life And Death – Kit Yates

Fibonacci’s Rabbits – Adam Hart-Davis

The Stream Invites Us To Follow – Dick Capel

Cut Stones and Crossroads – Ronald Wright

Time Among the Maya – Ronald Wright

Rewilding – Paul Jepson, Cain Blythe

The Oak Papers – James Canton


Wainwright Prize

Dar, Salt, Clear – Lamona Ash

Native – Patrick Laurie

Dancing with Bees – Brigit Strawbridge Howard

Rebirding – Benedict Macdonald


Library Books

Only read one library book in July, but now there are slowly opening up, I even got my first two books out this week, so aiming to get to these:

Brilliant Maps – Ian Wright

Lone Rider – Elspeth Beard

Sea People – Christina Thompson

The Way To The Sea – Caroline Crampton

A Beginner’s Guide To Japan – Pico Iyer

Pie Fidelity – Pete Brown

The Bells of Old Tokyo – Anna Sherman


Challenge Books

As well as a dusty shelf challenge that I am running on Good Reads, I am joining in with #20BooksOfSummer run by Cathy at 746 books.

Bitter Lemons of Cyprus – Lawrence Durrell

Jungle – Yossi Ghinsberg

From Rome to San Marino – Oliver Knox

The Crow Garden – Alison Littlewood

Vicious – V.E Schwab

A Street without a Name – Kapka Kassabova

Hokkaido Highway Blues – Will Ferguson


Own Books

Liminal – Bee Lewis



Read a different poetry book last month from the two I had on my TBR, so have one of those to finish and then this one:

The Perseverance – Raymond Antrobus


Science Fiction

Didn’t read any last month (again!!!) so this is still on the list:

One Way – S.J. Morden

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