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Reading roundup 24/06/20

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

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Reading roundup 17/06/20

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

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Reading roundup 10/06/20

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

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Reading roundup 03/06/20

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

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Reading roundup 20/05/20

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

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Reading roundup 13/05/20

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

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Reading roundup 06/05/20

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

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Reading roundup 29/04/20

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

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Reading roundup 22/04/20

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

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Reading roundup 15/04/20

I managed to finish my book in time for this week’s Reading Roundup post! It was a very long book and… … hang on, I had better introduce this properly before I begin! The book was The Wych Elm by … Continue reading

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