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Welcome to The Book in Hand. This blog will mostly be book reviews and about my beastly TBR, but there may be on occasions other bookish posts, a few lists of books to read, yearly/monthly wrap ups, book hauls and other bits.

  • 7 BOOKS THAT SHOULD BE MADE INTO MOVIES OR TV SHOWS…
    Mmmmmm, books to movies. Books to movies has a fairly split fanbase, some people love them and some people hate them! I guess I sit in the middle I am all for books to movies or TV shows so long as it is done well and has the deserved budget to make it what I … Read More
  • 7 SELF PUBLISHED BOOKS I HAVE READ AND 7 I WANT TO READ…
    Good Afternoon book folk and welcome back to my blog, yes it is the one in which I promise a weekly feature and forget said weekly feature! My bad, I am sorry but sometimes work just gets in the way. However, worry not as I am going to give you the goods today! Maybe I … Read More
  • BOOK TOUR: THE LOST SENTINEL BY SUZANNE ROGERSON
    Welcome back to The Book in Hand, as you may know I’m Sam and I’m back working with Storytellers on Tour! I had such an amazing experience last time I couldn’t help but sign up to some more! For full details about this tour then head on over to the Storytellers on Tour Book Tour Page. … Read More
  • 100 FANTASY BOOKS FOR THE BUCKET LIST!
    Hello, book friends! Once again I took to my Book Twitter to get an idea of what fantasy books you all thought should be listed. As you can see I asked the twitter community to give me the books they thought were classic, renowned in the genre or a must read for my Book Bucket … Read More

“She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live..”

Annie Dillard

ALL THE BOOKS I HAVE BEEN MEANING TO READ…

Ahhh the TBR, a hopeful list that begins off small, but as the years fly by that once small list grows and grows and grows. Until one day it is no longer a little hopeful list but an unruly beast flooded with all the glories of the book world…

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

C.S. Lewis