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Reading roundup 29/09/21

Gosh, we have reached the final Reading Roundup post for September already! This last week, I only managed to finish one book. The was relatively short and I read it quite quickly. I have also started a second book, but … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 22/09/21

Oh, reading has been such a joy during the last week! For once, my choices were perfect for me and I found both books really absorbing, in their different ways. My first book, which was a completely random choice, was … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 02/06/21

Hello everyone, it’s good to be back posting on the blog! With all of the excitement in the house, Younger Son being home for the first time in ages, I didn’t get the chance to do any sustained reading. So, … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 05/05/21

I am writing this post in rather a rush because I have spent the afternoon finishing my second book of the week. As I am really struggling with my mental health, the comments about the second book are very short. … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 06/01/21

Welcome to my first Reading Roundup of 2021! Actually, in some ways it is the last one for 2020 as the post will cover the final three books of that year… First of all, here is the blurb for The … Continue reading

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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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