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Reading roundup 30/09/20

Well, here is my final Reading Roundup for this month. I have two books to tell you about this week. My first read was The Return by Harry Sidebottom. Let’s look at the blurb before my review: He came home … 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 11/03/20

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

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Reading roundup 08/01/20

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

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Reading roundup 21/08/19

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

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Reading roundup 15/08/19: part two!

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

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Reading roundup 31/07/19

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

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Reading roundup 17/07/19

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

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Reading roundup 10/07/19

I enjoyed two very different books this week, one historical, the other science fiction. It is wonderful to have libraries which give us access, free at the point of use, to a wealth of choice for our reading. The first … Continue reading

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