The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Update 03/07/20 – new season Plumes en Fête shawl colours!
- Reading roundup 01/07/20
- Update 29/06/20: It’s here at last – Massaccesi reveal!
- Update 26/06/20
- Reading roundup 24/06/20
- Update 22/06/20 with Hermès’ new season scarves!
- Update 19/06/20
- Reading roundup 17/06/20
- Update 15/06/20 with some purchases
- Update 12/06/20
Tag Archives: book reviews
I have watched a lot of TV this week but also finished two books. One was really gripping, the other somewhat disappointing. The first book was Alison Bruce’s The Calling, #03 in her D.C. Gary Goodhew Mustery series. Here is … Continue reading
This last week, I have been struggling with my health, to the extent that I found it very difficult to read. Instead, I have been entertained by watching Grey’s Anatomy from the beginning. I am astonished that I didn’t watch … Continue reading
This week, I found a new-to-me author on our library’s ebook catalogue. I also saw that there are several books by this author listed. Now, this always brightens my day because, if I enjoy one book by this writer, then … Continue reading
I have really enjoyed my reading this week, having finished two great books and now being half-way through a third. The first book was A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness #1) by Joe Abercrombie. Here is the blurb: The … Continue reading
I have just finished this week’s book – Phew! That is truly the right word and you will soon see why, if you stay with this post… Just a reminder: back in September 2019, before I had my stroke, I … Continue reading
I read a book by my favourite author this week. In fact, he is my favourite author of all time! Even more gratifying was the discovery that I had actually missed the fact that not just this book, but another … Continue reading
This week, I took a diversion from my usual reading – Science Fiction, Fantasy, Thrillers, Mysteries etc. – and read something very different. This book has also made me come to a difficult decision. As a former Librarian, I couldn’t … Continue reading
I have finished one book this week and am part-way through a second. Writing Monday’s post about Liberty of London’s Ianthe design took up a lot of time! C F Iggulden’s The Sword Saint is the concluding part of his … Continue reading
Well, it is a bit of a mixed bag of books this week! One put down unfinished, one read and enjoyed, and another halfway through… The first book was Bernard Cornwell’s Fools and Mortals. Here is the blurb: Lord, what fools … Continue reading