Good morning and welcome to my weekly round up inspired by Novels and Nonfiction. I’ve been busy spending time with family and friends over on holiday, but I’ve still managed to find some lovely links for you this week.

GIF created by nickimags @ The Secret Library Book Blog of the beach in Grouville Bay, Jersey, with Gorey Castle in the distance

This Week’s Reviews

One More Word – Vox
Shalini’s Books & Reviews – The First Mistake
Sarah’s Vignettes – The Path to the Sea
OwlBeSatReading – This is Going to Hurt
It’s All About Books – The Woman In Our House
Susanlovesbooks – Mrs Everything
Chat About Books – The Glittering Hour
For winter nights – Recursion
Books and Me! – A Secret Rose & The Space Between Time & The Garden of Lost and Found
Chocolate’n’Waffles – The Mother’s Mistake & After The End
Umut Reviews – Foe
Reading Ladies – The Lost For Words Bookshop
The Quiet Knitter – Code Name: Lise
RatherTooFondofBooks – The Van Apfel Girls
A Knight’s Reads – The Lynmouth Stories
Carla Loves To Read – The Perfect Dress
Bookidote – Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Rae Reads – Death and other Happy Endings
BookMadJo – Vintage 1954
Me and My Books – Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds: The Musical Drama
Fictionophile – The Peacock Summer
Jennifer~Tar Heel – The Affair of the Mysterious Letter
Over The Rainbow Book Blog – Summer At The Kindness Cafe
Cover To Cover – The Way Home
The Geeky Bibliophile – Beneath the Attic

   Posts from across the book blogging community

FromBelgiumWithBookLove – Q&A with David Ellis Music Monday Special & Fairyloot May Unboxing
Carla Loves To Read – I Love Used Book Sales
Zooloo’s Book Diary – Wordless Wednesday – The Black Cat Strikes Again!
The Belgian Reviewer – Board Games Based on Books
Jill’s Book Cafe – Five on Friday with Lilja Sigurðardóttir
The Quiet Knitter – Celebrating Indie Publishing with @MaggieChristie33
From First Page to Last – Celebrating Independent Bookshops – Read. Holmfirth
Not Another Book Blogger – Introducing Abigail’s Book Nook
Ally Writes Things – How To: Make A DNF Shelf on Goodreads  

On the Blog

I started off the week on Monday by sharing my audiobook review for An Accidental Murder by J. New. On Tuesday I shared my audiobook review for The Railway Children by E. Nesbit. On Wednesday I joined in with two memes Shelf Control and WWW Wednesdays! On Thursday I shared my review for Blackberry & Wild Rose by Sonia Velton. On Friday I shared my audiobook review for The Curse of Arundel Hall by J. New and joined in with HappyFriday! #ThePositivityWave#14. On Saturday I shared my usual Stacking The Shelves post.

Other Links

Idle Blogs of an Idle Fellow – The Importance of Reading Books
The Guardian – Seagull Photobombs Food Porn Moment & Moonwalk & 9/11 Photographs Part of ‘Global Visual Memory’
BBC News – The Surprising Benefits of Talking to Strangers
Positive News – Ageing Joyfully: Portraits of People aged 100 and Older
The Guardian – I’m a Full-time Cat Sitter & Interview – Victoria Hamilton “Women Can Now Carry Shows – Without Faces Full of Botox”
Positive News – Moral Fibre: The Story of Bristol Cloth
BBC News – The Women Who Are Killing it in Taxidermy

Thanks for reading and have a lovely Sunday 😀