Tag Archives: science fiction

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 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 01/04/20

Well, I actually finished two books this week. I am really enjoying my reading, although I am having some issues with concentration. That isn’t very surprising in the current situation. My eyesight is continuing to improve slowly – I am … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 18/03/20

Oh, what a fantastic book I read this week! I just took a chance on it when I saw it on our Library’s ebook system and am so pleased that it paid off. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi (Old … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 28/08/19

I am sitting here ready to write this post with my brain absolutely boggled! Two amazing science fiction books by Adrian Tchaikovsky are the cause. In fact my scrambled mind is giving me all kinds of problems. How on earth … 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 24/07/19

Well, last week’s reading was much more successful than the week before’s. I definitely chose the right books this time! The first book of the week was Year One (Chronicles of the One #01) by Nora Roberts. Here is the … 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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Reading roundup 19/06/19

Just one book this week! Well, it was well-worth reading so “just” is the wrong word, I suppose. I have been to the Library this afternoon and now have twelve books in my pile – it looks so lovely. All … Continue reading

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