Leicester's Maynard & Bradley Bookshop

It's been constantly raining lately, and the mood has gotten dark and gloomy. Before I go mad about having cabin fever, I decided to explore on my own and headed to the city centre of Leicester. So why Leicester? Well, last year I have attended a Penguin Random House Job Hack event held at Leicester... Continue Reading →

My Grenade Moment:Books That Help Me With My Grief

Most of my posts are mainly about book shops and libraries. I think it's time now to make at least one post personal. Don't worry, it still involves books. On the 28th of August 2019, I received an afternoon phone call from my elder sister. It was around 5:00 pm here in the UK, but... Continue Reading →

Frolicking In Birmingham

The first time I went to Birmingham New Street was Christmas last year, and it was just packed with people because of the German Christmas Market. So last week, when I had a reason to go there (I attended a job fair at the Birmingham Council House), I told myself that it was a perfect... Continue Reading →

Short But Sweet in Swindon

An impromptu visit to Swindon, a town in the Southwest of England, allowed me a short rendezvous with Bassett Books. It may be quaint, but don't let that fool you for this shop has been in business for 31 years. The shop takes its pride in its book ordering service. True enough, while I was... Continue Reading →

The Tree House Book Shop

Finally, we found a book shop that my husband loves more than I do! The Tree House Book Shop is another gem in Kenilworth for book lovers. Located at the high street, it is surely a shop that's not hard to miss. What really caught our attention from afar were the books inside boxes that... Continue Reading →

Where Art Thou, Kenilworth Books?

My husband and I always look forward to the weekends because it's the only time we can escape the grind of our job. This week, we headed to Kenilworth to check out the independent book shop Kenilworth Books. Following trusty Google Map, we drove about 30 minutes from our house towards the town of Kenilworth.... Continue Reading →

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