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!
- Scarf of the moment: Plumes en Fête – revised to include the shawl
- Update 07/08/20 with a beautiful reveal!
- Reading roundup 05/08/20
- Update 03/08/20
- Update 31/07/20 with lovely Hermès Plumes en Fête
- Reading roundup 29/07/20
- Outfit of the day 24/07/20
- Reading roundup 22/07/20
- Update 20/07/20 with a very naughty little reveal!
- Update 17/07/20
Tag Archives: historical fiction
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
I said at the end of last week’s post that I was going to return to reading the fantastic Dark Age (Red Rising Saga #5) by Pierce Brown, which had been interrupted by my stroke in the Autumn. Somehow, that … Continue reading
This first Reading Roundup of the year covers the last books that I finished in 2019 and the first of 2020. Unfortunately, I have to tell you that I am still struggling with book reading since the stroke at the … Continue reading
There will be only one Reading Roundup post this week, as usual. I have read two books, both very different. Here is the first one: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks was a real departure for me. This is a … Continue reading
As I missed writing last week’s roundup post, I decided to split the fortnight’s reading into two separate posts, yesterday’s and today’s. Here are a few more books… Zima Blue and Other Stories by Alastair Reynolds was a fascinating short … Continue reading
So, we have arrived at the last reading post of July already! I am not well today, so this will be a rather basic version of the usual roundup. I finished two books last week, as I was rather distracted … Continue reading
This situation hardly ever happens to me, especially these days. Last week’s books turned out to be very poor choices in that I didn’t enjoy either of them! Despite a good range of stock at the Library to select from, … Continue reading